Ahh the design studio; home and host of every finish that will go into your new build. Soak it in; there’s a lot to unpack here.
Once you’re contract is complete, you’ll be assigned to a design partner through the builder to guide you through this critical process. I cannot express enough how important this relationship is. You will only get 2-3 appointments if you’re lucky. So, if you don’t vibe with the designer you’re assigned to, don’t be shy to ask for someone else to work with.
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I quickly realized I could write a short book with all of the content I was organizing for a building 101 post. Covering all of that in one write up would be too cumbersome and let’s be honest, no one has time to read THAT much detail, so I’ve carefully snipped it down to the critical points for easier consumption.
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During our home building process I have referenced that buying a home in a hot market can be stressful. Winning in a multi-offer, new home construction environment can be difficult and does not come without some sacrifices.
Please note that I am sharing this advice directly from our own personal experience in preparing a winning offer and this advice would not apply in all scenarios, including:
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Our new home journey began in the sales office located in one of Quadrant Home’s designer models. After discussing our families needs with Ronda, one of their very amazing sales agents, we got to experience walking through each of the three designer model homes. My interior design heart was exploding that day. My mind was in overdrive as I slowly walked through each carefully, curated space.
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In my previous post I shared details about the structural and exterior decisions I made for our home and why. As promised, here is part 2 of the ‘non-sexy’ series; Electrical decisions.
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