In a big, big world with lots and lots of home builders, it seems that today’s new home buyers seem to be settling for builders with pre-set floor plans, pre-set options and little to no flexibility when it comes to actually putting your own stamp on your new home.
Oh sure, you’ve heard you can “customize” your new home (which really just means you choose from a handful of hardwood and granite colors for your new kitchen). Or you may have heard you can “review your own set of plans”, which really means you get to review a large master set of plans with a bundle of pre-set options that you are NOT free to change. You will even get to put your own “personal stamp” on your home (which probably just means you get to choose your front door color from a piece of paper).
Sounds pretty bleak considering the whole point of new construction is to get what you want the first time out, right? Now before you run off doing something drastic like ripping apart an older home to try and recreate an episode of Fixer Upper (likely without the happy ending), we suggest you look for a home builder who truly does allow you to custom build. Read More