Calling in the Contractors

Calling in the Contractors

5 Signs a Custom Home Is Right for You

by Frank Elliott

If you're ready to move into a new home, you have a few different options. You can build a home, work with a home builder to make a custom home or buy an existing home. Here are five signs you should opt for a custom home:

1. You Can't Find an Existing Home You Like

Looking for a home can be grueling. Do you feel like you've looked at dozens of homes? Do you feel like you spend every evening and weekend looking through for-sale sites with no luck? Are you getting tired and feeling like you'll never find the right home? Then, all these things point to the fact that it may be time to consider working with a home builder to create a custom home.

2. You Can't Find a Large Enough Home in Your Ideal Neighbourhood

In some cases, you may have found the right home just not in the right spot. In fact, all of the homes in your target neighbourhood may be too small or too old or may have other issues. In those cases, you should also consider a custom home.

You may want to do a teardown and rebuild. That's where you buy a home, demolish it and put a new one in its place.

3. You Have a Vision for Your New Home

Do you have a specific vision for your new home? Have you seen designs that you love? Then, that too may be a sign that you need to work with a builder to develop just the right concept for your needs.

4. You Want to Integrate Specific Elements in Your Home's Design

If you want to make a home out of a shipping container, create a unique tiny house, integrate salvaged timber from an old family home or pursue other designs, you may want to work with a specialist. They can take your ideas and translate them into something that works. It can be hard to do this on your own or to integrate elements like this into an existing home.

5. You Spend a Lot of Time at Home

When you work at home or just spend a lot of time there, you need the space to be comfortable and to have what you want. Whether you want a commercial-grade kitchen, a daycare space, a custom home office, a home screening room or any other special features, you can get that with a custom design.



About Me

Calling in the Contractors

Hello! My name is Andy and I have recently finished building my dream home by the ocean. I have always loved swimming and surfing in the sea so the idea of living by the beach has always appealed to me. I used to live in a small apartment but I worked hard and saved as much cash as I could. By the time I reached the age of 47, I finally had the funds to build my dream home. I called in a team of construction contractors who built my house. They were really great guys and I picked up a lot of knowledge during the months they were working with me. I will share some of the knowledge here.