Building On Your Own Land? What Arizona Homeowners Need to Know

Posted by Melissa Lynn Galland on Aug 29, 2021 1:03:00 PM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Finding Land

Building the home of your dreams is an exciting life decision. Of course, there’s a lot to learn if you have never done it before, but with the help of an experienced builder, the process can go quite smoothly. 

If you’re thinking of building a new home in Arizona, one of the first steps is securing land. Doing so requires: 

  1. Obtaining pre-approval for financing
  2. Performing due diligence to understand restrictions of land use
  3. Understanding lot restrictions, building restrictions, and the permitting process
  4. Getting your land surveyed and utilities connected to the site
  5. Completing site development tasks 

And if you already own a lot, there’s still some work to do, including learning what you can and cannot do on the property and planning for the costs associated with preparing the site for construction.

To help you get started on your homebuilding journey, here are some tips for securing your own land in Arizona.

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Building in Southern Oregon: Determining Total Project Cost

Posted by Kari Montoya on Dec 30, 2020 11:13:41 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Realtors, Homebuilding Tips, Site Development, Southern Oregon, Floor Plans, Financing, Homebuilding Process, Custom Homes, Finding Land, appointment, sweat equity, value, cost, Farmhouse, custom home oregon

If you’re wondering how much it costs to build a custom home, you’re not alone. It’s a common question with a complicated answer. There are seemingly thousands of line items from site costs and materials to permits and fees—it’s no wonder so many people hesitate in pursuing building a custom home! Well, hesitate no more. Adair Homes has created a pathway to understanding your total project costs in Southern Oregon. Our online tools and helpful guidance break down the numbers so you can feel confident in moving forward with a custom home built by Adair. No outrageous surprises, no oopsies, no overlooked utility costs. Today, calculating the cost of your new home is easier than ever before. 

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Building in Central Washington: Determining Total Project Cost

Posted by Kari Montoya on Nov 21, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Realtors, Custom Home Washington, Homebuilding Tips, Site Development, Floor Plans, Financing, Homebuilding Process, Custom Homes, Finding Land, Central Washington, appointment, sweat equity, value, cost, Farmhouse

If you’re wondering how much it costs to build a custom home, you’re not alone. It’s a common question with a complicated answer. There are seemingly thousands of line items from site costs and materials to permits and fees—it’s no wonder so many people hesitate in pursuing building a custom home! Well, hesitate no more. Adair Homes has created a pathway to understanding your total project costs in Central Washington. Our online tools and helpful guidance break down the numbers so you can feel confident in moving forward with a custom home built by Adair. No outrageous surprises, no oopsies, no overlooked utility costs. Today, calculating the cost of your new home is easier than ever before. 

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Building in Southwest Washington: Determining Total Project Cost

Posted by Kari Montoya on Oct 30, 2020 10:25:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Custom Home Design, Custom Home Washington, Homebuilding Tips, Site Development, Floor Plans, Homebuilding Process, Design, Finding Land, value, cost

If you’re wondering how much it costs to build a custom home, you’re not alone. It’s a common question with a complicated answer. There are seemingly thousands of line items from site costs and materials to permits and fees—it’s no wonder so many people hesitate in pursuing building a custom home! Well, hesitate no more. Adair Homes has created a pathway to understanding your total project costs in Southwest Washington. Our online tools and helpful guidance break down the numbers so you can feel confident in moving forward with a custom home built by Adair. No outrageous surprises, no oopsies, no overlooked utility costs. Today, calculating the cost of your new home is easier than ever before.

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Building Your Dream Home: Custom vs. Manufactured Homes

Posted by Kari Montoya on Oct 23, 2020 11:02:10 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Spokane (Inland Northwest), Homebuilding Tips, Site Development, Financing, Homebuilding Process, Homeowner Testimonial, Idaho, sweat equity, value, cost

For those uninitiated in the homebuilding process, choosing between building a custom home or buying a pre-built manufactured home seems like a simple, price comparison question. Either you can afford a custom home—or you can’t. Not so, says Scotti Stephens, an Adair Home Ownership Counselor at the Inland Northwest Branch. There’s much more to the equation than you’d think at first glance. We sat down with Scotti to learn more about the ins and outs of home choice.

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Why Build a Custom Home On Your Lot in Magic Valley

Posted by Kari Montoya on Aug 29, 2020 8:46:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Custom Home Design, Homebuilding Tips, Floor Plans, Financing, Homebuilding Process, Design, Custom Homes, Idaho, sweat equity, value, Craftsman, Farmhouse

South Central Idaho is bustling. Growing. And rightfully so. This entire area—from Buhl to Hailey, Rupert to Shoshone—was dubbed Magic Valley in the early 1900’s; a reflection on the transformational power of water. What was once a dry and dusty land became sought-after farmland after the construction of two major dams, and a system of canals.

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Things to Know Before Building A Custom Home in Central Oregon

Posted by Kari Montoya on Jun 2, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Topics: Custom Home Builder, Build a Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Central Oregon

Central Oregon is a special destination. Visitors are surprised at the high desert climate—just hours from the lush valley floor. Tall Ponderosa pines line the golf links and point towards Mount Bachelor, a world-class ski hill a mere twenty minutes from downtown Bend. Add blue skies and three-hundred days of sunshine, and you’ve got the recipe for an outdoor recreational mecca. No wonder Bend and Redmond have seen steady growth—those that visit, want to stay.

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