Following are the 5 easy steps to get your custom home design, if you have looked through our ready-to-build house plans but have not found the perfect floor plan and / or look for your future home or cottage. Our custom home design and custom house plan service is available for prestigious homes, cottages, and multi-family homes, as well as for smaller homes. This service is available online and also through our 26 regional design offices.
PREPARE FOR YOUR PROJECT
Before reading the 5 steps to get your custom home plan below and in order to avoid delays and extra expenses, it is essential that you prepare details for your new construction project before contacting us. Here are the important details regarding your plan that you need to collect.
- Purchase the land and check with your municipality regarding the rules governing your area such as setbacks, mandatory building materials, etc.
- Confirm your available financing for construction of your house or cottage from your banking institution.
- List the important features of your future home or cottage. From one family to another, the list varies and must include: the architectural style you prefer, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, required additional rooms or spaces such as an office, a gym, a games room, a sheltered balcony (rear or side), desired type of foundation, etc.
- Add photos and / or sketches, as needed.