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Starting from design layouts to construction and everything in between, it will need to be tackled and discussed by you, your chosen design team and your contractor. Building a new house could be much more interesting than buying a preowned house. It is obvious that you cannot interfere in the designing and layout of a pre-owned residence as opposed to being a part of the design and development of a new house. This article is all about some important things you need to consider prior to building a new home sweet home.
There is a lot to consider, but below are some of our favorite features when you are considering starting the building process. Some points are exclusively focused on maximizing your investment, whereas, others are more inclined towards creating an original and truly personal space.
4 THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE BUILDING YOUR NEW HOME
1. HIRING THE RIGHT TEAM
It all starts with the right people especially when you are new to building a property, this will be the first and most important decision you will make. Your experience throughout the building process is largely determined by your relationship with the right designer and contractor.
Small House Solutions, having a combined 60+ years of experience in the design and construction field, is one of the most experienced, top qualified, and affordable consultants and builders in Austin and surrounding areas. Being a design-build company, we will handle your project from designs to permitting to building completion.
2. A DESIGNER MAKES A DIFFERENCE
Pinterest, right? You may assume that designing a house is a no brainer and you can design your house exactly as per your taste but you can be wrong here. There is a unique building language that is foreign for many like you. Maybe you are planning to depend on your builder but trust us, only building firms will never be looking at things from a design perspective.
It is suggested to work with a designer and a builder together for the best output. On the other hand, you can work with us that will serve you with two in one policy. We have extended services such as generating 3D Renderings, 360° VR Tours and Walkthrough Animations that can really help you visualize your space. With our in-house designers ready to assist 24/7, you can either consult about your material selections and get their professional opinion on what looks best or we can pick them out for you. You can also learn more ideas on how to design a house to fully apprehend the building process. Trust us when we say it does make a BIG difference!
3. SMART STORAGE PLACEMENT
Fit-outs are as important as having a nice house design. Being able to find the correct space for your storage and furniture is one of the things being considered during the design process especially when you have a small space. You might want to think of the many possibilities in utilizing your space. Are you living in a secondary unit such as a granny flat or a loft? If that’s the case, here is the first thing you need to do: you need to have a proper understanding with your designer of the particular furniture pieces you want to buy, appliance dimensions, and/or the space for kitchen, closets, and bathroom cabinetry.
4. COMMUNICATION IS KEY
It is a known fact that you cannot avoid mistakes at first and even during construction but you can definitely minimize them. This can be done by being specific and making your expectation very clear to those who are working with you on your project. The majority of the errors are made due to miscommunication. To avoid these unfortunate events, we hold free consultations to discuss concerns and questions openly and honestly. Always make sure to discuss the right idea with the right person and never assume that it will happen without making things clear first.
Small House Solutions serves the following Texas Towns, Counties and nearby Areas for Tiny, Small, Large Custom Homes, Tiny Homes on Wheels, ADU, Accessory Structure and Park Models:
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