The Construction Process

A Detailed Step by Step Analysis of Custom Building

How long does it take to build a house? Well, it all depends when you start the building process. Here is an outline of how long it actually takes to build a custom home.

ScenarioTasks to be CompletedReady to Build Time Frame
1. Must Sell A HouseAverage sale of existing home is approximately 180 days6 months
No existing home to sellNow ASAP
2. Must find lotDepends on location desired1 week to 3 months
3. PrequalificationReceive commitment from lender5 days
4. Draw house plansSpend time with building team and architect to design plan1 month
Decide on in-stock planNow ASAP
5. Detailed cost analysisPrepare material take off on approved plan and price with supplier1 week
6. Description of materialsPrepared based on final plan and customer material selection3 days
7. Contract creationPrepared based on final plan, detailed cost analysis and description of materials1 day
8. Contract reviewScheduled meeting to review and discuss1-3 days (if changes are necessary)
9. Underwriting qualification and Construction Loan processingPresent complete set of plans, approved cost analysis and description of materials to lender for review and approval30 days
10. Total time to buildSchedule of construction completed based on size of home120-150 days
11. ClosingBased on completion of home and obtaining Certificate of OccupancyUp to 30 days


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