Choosing a builder in Louisville for your new home will be difficult enough, so you need to start with basic outline as to your needs. Your budget, the ideal location, the size in terms of bedrooms and living space. Your garden and possibly play areas, for both children and adults. Your preferred style of house. If you have a plot of land with outline planning permission then you are a long way down the route to success. Have prepared some outline to detailed thoughts of your needs to build your dream home.

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Do your research and study the market to choose a builder in Louisville

Check the local papers to see what builders are available. Ask work colleagues, or friends for their advice. Have a tour around all of the local areas to see which builders are active, and to observe the style of the work they are involved with. Check the Home Builders of Louisville for there local registered members. Come up with a list of potential builders in Louisville and ask them what they can offer to meet your needs. Select a list of builders in Louisville and ask to be given addresses of completed homes and ones under construction for you to visit. Referrals are a great way to choose your home builder in Louisville.

Prepare a short list for a builder in Louisville

From the scatter gun approach select a short list of builders in Louisville that you would like to speak to, and discuss with your plans. Ask them for addresses of sites under construction and ones recently completed. Ask if they are willing to give names and addresses of occupants and potential occupants. Don’t be unduly surprised if the answer is no, since the people in question might prefer privacy. But you can at least drop them a line with a SAE and ask for their comments. Ask the builders on your short list to come up with some firm outline proposals.

Making a decision

The crucial moment. Should it be based on price or style of the suggested house. Should it be based upon the completion date. Consider for yourselves, the style can be modified, the price can be influenced, the completion date can be amended. But one aspect that is unlikely to change is the personal performance of the potential builder. Are they innovative, could you work with them, do they have pride in their work and respect their colleagues, are they good communicators. It is people who build houses, and it is the choice of person you make that will make you dream home come true.

Let the building commence

Keep in touch regularly with the builders and the project manager. Discuss changes and modifications on a week by week basis, and look forward to your moving in date.

 

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