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Custom Building on Your Lot

February 10, 2017 12:37 pm Published by Comments Off on Custom Building on Your Lot


A home of your own is part of the American dream and a home built exactly as you want it on the perfect piece of land is the ultimate dream come true. When you’ve found the right land and are ready to build on your lot, turn to Scotch Homes for design and building guidance and knowledge. They will work with you every step of the way to help your dream home become a reality.

When looking at land to build on, remember that there are elements that have an impact on the final build and budget. Land that looks easy to build on may have issues not obvious to the untrained eye. You should check with a builder before purchasing the land in order to get a full assessment of the land and the likely costs for building.

Once you do have your land and are ready to build on your lot, it helps to have some ideas in mind of what you want your new home to look like. At Scotch Homes, they encourage you to come in with pictures saved on Houzz or Pinterest or your own scrapbook of images cut from favorite magazines. The more you can help them understand what you’re looking for, the more they can help you achieve that dream goal.

When designing your home on your own lot, you can take advantage of natural light, the views, existing greenery and all of the things that make your land so appealing to you. During the design process, you can ensure that your sitting room gets the best light or that your bedroom balcony looks out over the stream running through your land, or you can even position your home to make the most of passive solar heat or natural shade.

Scotch Homes will work with you to design a unique home from the ground up, but they also have a variety of floor plans from which you can choose and modify. Many home buyers realize that these existing floor plans match many of their needs and wants and often only need small changes made to the overall design or placement. These floor plans have been carefully designed and tested to ensure there are no unforeseen design flaws or limitations that can sometimes pop up when designing completely from scratch.

When choosing to build your new home on your own land, it is important to choose a builder with experience and integrity. Scotch Homes has worked extensively with people who have chosen to build on their own land. They are highly experienced and have the connections necessary to ensure their clients have access to the best quality of materials and finishes, no matter the budget. Whether working from a completely original plan or fine-tuning one of Scotch Homes’ own floor plans, they and their plan designer will help you create your dream home, from top to bottom.

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