Our Process

Pre-Sale Agreement

Step 1

Customer: Select lot; sign lot reservation agreement. Place lot reservation deposit.

Couple looking at a lot, or signing papers

Step 2

House design finalized, specifications (including exterior selections) and option list finalized.
Timeframe: 10 to 90 days

Looking over designs, or computer generated plans

Step 3

Sign Agreement of Sale. Amount due at signing: 5% of base price plus 100% of options.
Timeframe: 1 day

Signing papers, shaking hands

Building Permit Application

Step 4

Customer: Commence interior selection process
Builder: Cross sections, details and elevations are added to the plans.
Timeframe: 1 to 2 weeks


Step 5

Builder: Building permit application
Timeframe: 1 to 2 weeks

Permit application form

Construction Process

Step 6

Builder: Building Permit received. Construction begins – property surveyed and staked, excavation, foundation formed and poured, block work.
Timeframe: 5 weeks


Step 7

Customer: Majority of interior selections must be complete due to the need to be able to locate rough-ins for plumbing and HVAC
Builder: House framed; stairs, windows and doors installed; roof installed.
Timeframe: 6 weeks


Step 8

Builder: Rough in for plumbing and HVAC commenced.
Timeframe: 2 weeks


Step 9

Electrical walk through – select locations for electrical openings and structured wiring.
Timeframe: 1 day


Step 10

Builder: Installation of electrical and structured wiring; plumbing and HVAC rough in completed
Timeframe: 1 week

Interior work

Step 11

Builder: Exterior finish, insulation, drywall, paint, steps and driveway.
Timeframe: 3 to 4 weeks

Exterior work

Step 12

Builder: Finish work - flooring, cabinets, doors, lighting and plumbing fixtures.
Timeframe: 4 to 6 weeks

Kitchen installation

Step 13

Builder: Punch list work completed for interior and exterior
Timeframe: 1 week

Checklist marked off

Step 14

Walk through and closing
Timeframe: 1 day

Handing over keys