Our Custom Home Building Process

From concept, to design, to reality – we will walk with you step-by-step.

Step 1

  • Introductory meeting
  • Meet with the builder and designer
  • Walk through a completed home to see our quality
  • Learn about the building process
  • Call and visit our references

Step 2

  • Choose build site location
  • Ballpark pricing discussion
  • Plan discussion – give us your must haves including amount of bedrooms and baths, wish list, existing furniture dimensions you want to incorporate, and any pictures you have that you would like to work into the design of your new home.
  • Professional service agreement signed ($2,500 deposit)

Step 3

  • Site Survey Completed (topo., trees, set backs & lot corners staked)
  • Preliminary house plans completed (floor plan, front elevation, site plan)
  • Preliminary pricing completed

Step 4

  • Meet with builder and designer to review preliminary plans and pricing
  • Take preliminary plans and pricing home to review thoroughly. 

Step 5

  • Meet with builder and designer and go over any changes and questions you have about the plan and pricing.

Step 6

  • Designer makes changes to the plans and completes all drawings
  • Builder to update pricing
  • Builder to write detailed specifications
  • Builder to write building contracts

Step 7

  • Final full complete set of  plans presented to client for final approval
  • Final contracts, pricing and specifications presented to clients for final approval

Step 8

  • Building contract signed (2% of contract price taken as a deposit).
  • Owner to take plans, pricing, signed contract, and specifications to your bank for loan approval.
  • Builder will submit plans for engineering (foundation, structural, and septic).
  • Builder will submit plans for any permits needed (city, HOA and septic).
  • Builder will give a binder including all decisions that need to be made.  This binder will also include our supplier recommendations for allowance items, contact information for suppliers, if you need an appointment and your allowance that is listed in the specifications. 

Step 9

  • Construction loan closed
  • Site prepared
  • Temporary utilities installed
  • On site foundation stake out

Step 10

  • Groundbreaking celebration
  • Foundation poured and begin framing

Step 11

  • Finish Framing
  • Pre dry wall – Cabinet, electrical, low voltage, and door swing walk through with builder and designer.
  • Finish construction of residence.
  • Meyer Brant internal quality inspection performed.

Step 12

  • Builder and owners to walk the completed home for any punch list items before closing.  Items to be completed before closing.
  • Pre closing homeowner orientation walk through conducted.
  • Pre close completed punch list sign off meeting with homeowners.

Step 13

  • Close escrow at title company – Keys given to homeowners.
  • Welcome home and move in.
  • Live in the home for 30-60 days and compile a list of any items that might have been missed and need attention.
  • Builder to address the 30-60 day punch list.
  • Live in the home under a year and compile a list of any items that might have been missed and need attention.
  • Builder to address the 1 year punch list.

 

 

 

Contact Us

Office – (830) 515-3010

Meredith Brant- (830) 515-3010
Kyle Brant- (830) 515-8999

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