What to Watch for When Choosing Your Custom Home Location

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on May 18, 2018 8:01:00 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Land

One of the key elements in any custom homebuilding process is choosing the location. In addition to the school district, neighborhood dynamics, and proximity to your favorite places, there are also some technical details to evaluate when considering various lots.

The spectrum is large, and it runs from easy to difficult when buying and then developing property. On one end is an existing flat city lot with all the utilities at the street and no grading required. At the other end is a rural piece of sloped-acreage property with no existing access road or utilities. Of course, most properties will fall somewhere in between these extremes, so it’s important to understand the pros and cons of the land before you buy.  

Some of the factors to consider when evaluating properties for custom homebuilding include:

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6 Things Millennial Home Buyers Want in a Property

Posted by Greg Geilman on Apr 26, 2018 10:37:16 AM

Topics: Live Smart, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Tips, Land

Asking millions of people what they want in a home may well yield millions of unique answers. This fact makes it more difficult to categorize a group as large as the Millennial generation based on their home buying preferences. However this generation is viewed by its predecessors, Millennials’ general expectations have a fair overlap with other home buying groups. What they look for when they start to search for homes is bound by their finances and where they are in life.

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Preapproved for a Home Loan? Here's How You Can Find Land

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jan 23, 2018 7:57:09 AM

Topics: Build a Custom Home, Land

If you have decided that you want to build a new home but you do not yet own land, one of the first steps is finding a suitable lot. While it’s true that you can start planning your home design while you are in the process of looking for land, it can be difficult to make any final decisions because of unknown factors. For example, the price of land might influence your home budget, or you could decide to buy a narrow lot that will limit the size of the floor plan.

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How to Pick the Best Land for Your New Custom Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Sep 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Land

For customers who are looking to purchase land for their new custom home, finding the perfect property is one of the most exciting parts of the process. It’s the first step in crafting a home that is truly yours. But at the same time, finding your ideal land can be challenging, particularly as the local real estate market keeps heating up.

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5 Tips for Finding a Realtor to Help You In Your Land Search

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Sep 19, 2017 9:26:20 AM

Topics: Land

If you have decided that building a new home is the right path for you, finding land is an essential step. If you’re not yet sure where you want to live, make a list of the towns and neighborhoods that you are considering along with the pros and cons of each so you can rank them. With this information in hand, you can start your search.

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5 Floor Plans with Dual Master Suites

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Sep 15, 2015 4:41:17 PM

Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan, Plan Smart, Dual Master Suite, Land, Single Story Custom Home Floor Plans

What’s better than one luxurious master suite? How about two? It sounds decadent, but the truth is that dual master suites are gaining popularity because they can be super practical for families of every size and shape.

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Customize Your Home, Customize Your Lot (Here’s How)

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Sep 3, 2015 2:30:18 PM

Topics: Plan Smart, Land

You’ve probably heard the old saying that real estate is all about location, location, location. And it’s true. Finding the right location is one of the most important decisions that you’ll make when you build your dream home.

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Custom Homes as Easy as 1-2-3!

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Jun 5, 2015 1:00:44 AM

Topics: Custom Home Floor Plan, Plan Smart, Land

Rural families, first time buyers, homeowners looking to upgrade, and retirees are enjoying the freedom and fun of designing their own custom home. Getting started designing your custom home is as easy as 1-2-3. Here's how.

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Top 4 Tools for Creating Your Dream Home

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Apr 30, 2015 1:00:04 AM

Topics: Plan Smart, Custom Home Design, Land

Everyone dreams of building their own custom home, but few realize how easy it is. Adair Homes provides many great online tools and custom home floor plans placing your dream home literally right at your fingertips. Here are the top four Adair online tools for creating custom home floor plans that will make your next build a dream home:

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Dreaming of a Summer Vacation Home? Yeah, We Do That.

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Apr 23, 2015 10:24:09 AM

Topics: Custom Home Design, Land

Retreating to a summer home is a time-honored tradition for the rich and famous. But, the truth is that you don't have to be a jet-setter, a corporate mogul, or a rock star to have a family retreat that allows you to "get away" to peace, quiet and family fun whenever the spirit moves you. Here are a few reasons why you should begin envisioning your summer home with Adair Homes.

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