Bringing Your Custom Home Dream to Life

October 17, 2023

If you’re like most of us, you’ve been dreaming about designing your own custom home since childhood. When the time comes to make that dream a reality, there are several factors to consider and lots of details to work out.

As you begin your custom dream home journey in Charleston, we’ve put together a list of a few essential thoughts to consider as you work through the initial custom home building process.

 

Design and Build

Wouldn’t it be nice if it all started with your builder. Residential custom homes require an experienced local builder at the helm. Your builder should have an extensive knowledge not only of the local standards in place, but also specific best practices for building new custom homes in Charleston, SC. A design build home builder will be able to help direct everything from architecture design to permitting to engineering to landscaping, utilizing all of their local resources and trusted partners along the way. Do your research – your custom home builder should align with your design preferences, have an existing portfolio that resonates with you, and be able to clearly communicate all plans and expectations.

 

Charleston is a city full of history, coastal vibrance, natural beauty, and modern luxury.

 

Customize and Maximize

Perhaps the most attractive component of building a custom home is the almost endless scope of customization that comes directly from you and your design team. Your personal design preferences can be interwoven with the natural dynamics of the Lowcountry, creating a truly one-of-a-kind home design. Not only will your custom home be uniquely specific to you and your needs, it will ultimately stand out from other generic homes in the area making it an ideal property value asset. Building a custom home an exciting opportunity to create your own special place and truly invest in your future.

 

Location, Location, Location

If you’re building a custom home you’ve come to the right place! Charleston is a city full of history, coastal vibrance, natural beauty, and modern luxury. With loads of premier locations to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect location to design your dream home. Your biggest considerations around location should be your desired neighborhood and surrounding areas, the commute to work and/or school locations, and the distance from your favorite local spots or amenities.

 

The Bottom Line

Last but certainly not least, know your budget. Become familiar with current market conditions and their impact on financing. What kind of loan do you need? A straight construction loan with a traditional residential loan when the project is complete, or a construction to perm loan with interest payments only until the CO is finalized. Advanced budgetary planning is a key component of the successful custom home building process.

Building a new custom home in Charleston, SC requires a lot of planning to take your dream home off the paper and into the ground. With the tips above, and the right builder, the process can be an exciting first step to building memories in your stunning brand new home. As the leading custom home builder in Charleston, Arnett Custom Homes is excited to discuss your custom home dreams today.

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