When building a custom home in Ottawa, there are seemingly never-ending things to consider. From high-level decisions like how many bedrooms you’ll need, to finishing details such as paint colour. After working with countless homeowners, here are three often overlooked points when first starting the home build process.
One of the biggest advantages of building a custom home is that you can live in your preferred neighbourhood. You don’t need to worry about finding the perfect home because you’re able to build on both a vacant lot or infill property. Before settling on a location, think about the amenities you want close to your home and how important commute time is to your overall happiness.
Learn more about the best neighbourhoods in Ottawa to build a custom home.
The Ottawa area can have some harsh winters that make it impossible to work outside. That’s why it’s crucial to take into account the building schedule when starting the custom home build process. Ideally, you want to be designing and applying for permits in the winter so that you can break ground as soon the weather turns a bit warmer.
Read more about the best time to build a custom home.
Custom Home Builder
Arguably the most important part of building a custom home is partnering with the right builder. Make sure that you choose a company that has experience in the area you’re looking to build, has positive references from past customers and is in good standing with industry organizations such as Tarion.
Do you know what to look for in a custom home builder?
When you work with a reputable custom home builder, they will be able to guide you through the whole design and build process–from the real estate phase to after move-in with warranty care.
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get started on the journey to build the custom home of your dreams.
At Omega Homes, we employ a group of top architects, designers and tradesmen, which allows us to turn your dream into a reality. We don’t just build you a house, we build you a home.