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50 Tips for Anyone Building a New Construction Home In Frisco TX

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50 Tips for Anyone Building a New Construction Home In Frisco TX



It's always exciting to build a new construction home! Of course a process this big and expensive comes with a lot of stress and anxiety. You can help ease some of the stress of building a new construction home by simply planning ahead. Planning for a new home can take months or even years.

Most people fortunate enough to be able to build a new construction home consider it their dream home, one filled with all the bells and whistles they've seen in magazines or admired on television. To make the home building process an exciting and fulfilling experience read as much as you can and do your homework!


Spend time researching the latest building trends and materials. Talk to people in the real estate and home building industry, do extensive online research and ask lots of questions. In the end, you will be thankful you spent so much time preparing to ensure your new construction home really is a dream come true!

Whether you're building a sprawling new construction lake home, a traditional two-story home or a cozy getaway in the woods, please take a few minutes to read through my 50 helpful tips for building a new construction home.

1. Check References From Your New Construction Home Builder in Dallas

2. Check Out Past Communities Built by Your New Construction Home Builder

3. Hire your Own Inspector

4. Fully Examine The Complete Home Builders Warranty

5. Choose Your Homesite Carefully

6. Talk To The Neighbors

7. Shop Around For Financing

8. Set A Realistic Budget

9. Make A Priority List & A Wish List

10. Ask What The Builder Includes In The Base Price

11. Ask What The Builder Charges Extra For

12. Understand The Type of Foundation Included - Pier & Beam or Slab

13. Examine The Cost Estimate Line-by-Line

15. Mentally Walk Through The Floor Plan (Over And Over Again)!

16. Examine The Natural Light & Window Sizes (Consider Views)

17. Understand The Property Boundaries and Surveys

18. Consider A Covered Patio for Texas Heat

19. Protect Mature Or Old Growth Trees On The Property. Plant Additional Trees if possible.

20. Research The School District & Property Taxes

21. Expect To Spend More

22. Take Time To Build It RIght

23. Be Flexible

24. Don't Build The Most Expensive Home In Your Neighborhood

25. Plan For Outdoor Living Space

26. Include Energy Efficient Features

27. Enhance Bedrooms With Vaulted Ceilings and Bow windows

28. Position The Laundry Convenient To Bedrooms

29. Create Wide Walkways & Stairways

30. Include A Walk-In Pantry

31. Allow Ample Work Spaces In The Kitchen

32. Reconsider High-Maintenance Materials (Marble, Stainless, Natural Stone)

33. Whenever Possible Use Low Or Maintenance-Free Building Components

34. Select Contemporary Fixtures after comparing options in the Design Gallery (Lighting, Plumbing, Blinds)

35. Invest In Great Closet Storage Systems

36. Enhance Walls With Sconce Lighting especially in Media Room

37. Add Ambiance With Dimmer Switches

38. Make Sure Porches Are 6' Deep Or More (For Furniture)

39. Include Outlets Outside & On Roof Line (For Holiday Lights)

40. Include Space For Your Hobbies (Craft Room, Extra Garage Space, Garden)s

41. Don't Skimp On The Details

42. Ceilings Should Be At Least 9 Feet High

43. Enhance The Home With Unique Trim & Moldings

44. Consider Some Extra Conduit Behind Walls For Future Electrical

45. Plan Smart For Outlet Locations (Computer, Surround Sound, TV, Etc)

46. Insulate, Insulate, Insulate

47. Know That Adding Something Later Will Always Cost More

48. Go To Home Shows To Get Ideas & Take Pictures

49. Stay Organized With A Binder For Paperwork & Save All Correspondence

50. Remember, If Designed Right, A Great Home Doesn't Have To Be Huge


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