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How to Find the Perfect Land in California for a Custom Home

April 23, 2019

Building your own custom home in Sonoma County, CA is an exciting adventure. Many people have visions of their dream home, and once they know exactly what they want, no other pre-made home will do. However, even when you have your floor plan drawn up and materials picked out down to the kitchen countertops, you still have to decide where to build. Take some time to evaluate your lot before purchasing, and keep the following in mind. Lot and topography Some lots are easier to build on than others, and some require some serious alterations. Your custom home builder in... View Article

Issues to Avoid When Going Through the Custom Home Building Process in Sonoma County, CA

April 9, 2019

If you have been dreaming of building and owning a custom home, then it’s a good bet that you have a vision in your head of how you want it to look. Two stories, five bedrooms, a traditional kitchen, a big backyard—you can have it all with proper planning. Building a brand-new home is both exciting and scary, which is why you need knowledgeable people on your side to help plan, design and build, and to prevent you from making bad decisions. With this in mind, below are three mistakes you want to try and avoid when going through the... View Article

How Long Does It Take to Build a Home?

March 26, 2019

People move for different reasons. They may need more space for their growing family, or are simply ready for a change. Whatever the reason, when the time comes to move to a new place, you might find yourself torn between purchasing a new home and investing in a custom-built home. On the one hand, looking at houses on the market means you can move in almost immediately after closing; you will have to wait a lot longer to move into a custom-built home. But how much time exactly? Truth be told, the answer depends on a handful of factors. If... View Article

Are Custom-Built Homes More Expensive Than Older Homes?

March 8, 2019

If you’re preparing to purchase your “forever” home, you might be wondering which is the more economically efficient option: purchasing an existing home, or building your own home. This really depends on what you’re looking for out of your new home—there are many pros and cons of building versus buying that you should consider as part of your decision. But if we’re just looking at cost, here are some of the considerations you’ll want to keep in mind before you reach out to a team of custom home builders in Sonoma County, CA. Upfront costs When you purchase an existing... View Article

Building Homes for Bad Weather

February 22, 2019

Here in California we may not see the same kinds of high-wind tornadoes and hurricanes that plague other parts of the country at certain times of the year, but that doesn’t mean we’re completely immune to bad weather. It is still crucial for our custom home builders in Sonoma County, CA to design and build homes that are capable of withstanding disasters and exposure to bad weather. Fortunately, doing so has become easier over the years, as there have been significant advances in building technology and an improved understanding of weather patterns and climate events. Now, there are many more... View Article

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