3 Pros of Building a Custom Home

Custom Home Building

Building a custom home is quite a journey. It’s an intricate process that has many moving parts.

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering what building a custom home even looks like, you’re in the right place. This blog is for you.

There are many pros of choosing to build a custom home versus purchasing a home. We’d like to shed light on three of those.

  1. You get what you want. It is a custom home. Therefore, you get to customize every decision that goes into constructing a home from start to finish to your standards, expectations and desires. And trust us, there are a whole lot of decisions to be made when it comes to custom home building.
  1. You have access to high-quality products. Custom houses are not filled with building grade materials. You can explore, research and choose the high-quality products and materials that are important for you to have in your home.
  1. You are able to spend time with the builder to focus on what you priorities are. When you choose to build a custom home, you’re also choosing to have a relationship with your builder. You will be able to spend as much time with your builder as you need to ensure that your home comes out exactly as you dream.

While an intricate and detailed process, it is also a lot of fun! Watching your vision for your home come together month-by-month and having a builder you can trust is priceless.

Interested in building a custom home in the near future? Our Lynch Construction Group team would be honored and happy to partner with you in the journey toward creating your dream home. Give us a call at 225-751-8898–we’ll talk you through it!

Comments

  1. Nathan Johnson says

    My wife and I have been saving up for a long time and we are almost ready to build our own custom house. I like the benefits that you mentioned that come with building your own home. I am excited to choose the various materials and make the design exactly how we want. Do you know if I have to get the plans drawn up before I would contact a builder? Thanks for the info!

    • Ashley D'Aubin says

      Nathan,

      I find it is better to get a builder first that can help guide you to get the type of plans that meet your needs.
      You can contact me at 225-445-0350.

      Thank you,

      Robert

  2. John Carston says

    I like the benefits that come with a custom built home. I love the idea of a home built to my specifications and the high-quality building materials that you mentioned. Being able to spend time with the builder to focus on my priorities that I’d like to see in my dream home make going with a custom home builder an interesting choice.

  3. Jeff Curtis says

    Thanks for the helpful post on the pros of building a custom home. I have always wanted to build my own customized home. I like what you said about how when you customize your home you are able to spend time with the builder. I think it would be awesome to be able to talk to the builder and bounce ideas off of him or her to see how to make my house the best possible design. Thanks for the help!

  4. Maggie says

    You make a really good point about getting to focus on what you want when you choose to have a custom house. Since building a house is a really big task, I imagine that many traditional home plans are focused around building it as quickly and easily as possible. However, when you make the decision to have everything customized, you need to be sure that the plan doesn’t just follow whatever is easiest for the builder. I think that communicating your focuses to the contractor, and making sure that you have a solid plan are going to ensure that the house is exactly what you want, and not what is easiest.

  5. Lillian Schaeffer says

    This is some great information, and I appreciate your point that with a custom home, you get what you want. My husband and I have been talking about moving out of our apartment and into a real house, but we really would like to live in our dream home. I’ll definitely talk to him about the possibility of building a custom house so we can get exactly what we want. Thanks for the great post!

  6. Rockford Johnson says

    This article has really helped me to understand the benefits of building a custom home. I really like how you said that “Custom houses are not filled with building grade materials. You can explore, research and choose the high-quality products and materials that are important for you to have in your home.” My parents finished their home about a year ago and they said that the builders that they worked with helped them to construct their home with ease.

  7. Jac says

    Thank you for your article and thank you for saying that building a custom home gets you what you want. I have been working on a custom home for awhile now and though it takes a long time this home is being built exactly how I want it. I no longer will have to compromise like my brother has with his home. Thanks again!

    • Linda says

      That’s brilliant, Heather. I love the name Heidi for you. It has such positive asnoaictioss, thanks to Johanna Spyri’s beautiful book. And it’s such a nice souvenir of your time in Germany.

  8. Rockford Johnson says

    Thank you for helping me understand the benefits of building a custom home. I really like how you explained that ” Custom houses are not filled with building grade materials. You can explore, research and choose the high-quality products and materials that are important for you to have in your home.” I have never built a custom-home before but I can imagine how helpful building one can be when it comes to ensuring that your house is made of top grade material.

  9. Patricia Anderson says

    Thank you for listing the pros and cons of building a custom home. My husband and I are debating on whether or not we want to custom build out house, but after reading this I am definitely leaning towards a custom built house. Thank you!

  10. Olivia Nelson says

    I agree that you would want to spend some time with a home builder. I would imagine that finding a custom home builder would be nice because you could spend this time with them and get to know their idea. This would also help you convey your ideas to them.

  11. Troy Blackburn says

    I like what you said about exploring, researching, and choosing the high-quality products and materials that I want in my home. I’ve heard there’s some construction companies that will go out of their way to find the highest quality materials for you. That’s pretty awesome! I’ll have to keep these great tips in mind as my wife and I consider designing our next home!

  12. Dave Batista says

    I am planning to rebuild my house, your tips will be very useful for me do my work perfectly. Thank you very much for sharing this post. Also I agree with your point about using high-quality products.

  13. Frank Delaware says

    A friend of mine has always had a pretty large family, and they were thinking about getting a custom home to help with that. I really like that a custom home gets you everything that you want, and is completely up to you how it turns out. I know that he would love to get all the rooms for his kids that he will need.

  14. Kourtney Jensen says

    The benefits of custom home building are awesome. Your ability to choose the exact layout you want of the house along with the colors, and design is why people choose this option. By working with an experienced contractor, they’re able to help guide you in building your vision in an effective way. I’ve seen many custom homes that people are proud of designing. It’s definitely something I would look in to if I was to be in the market for a new home.

  15. Ivy Baker says

    My parents have been thinking about building a new home recently. So, I liked that you pointed out that yours should hire a builder that can get your hight quality products and materials. That does seem like a good thing to be aware of my parents because they want their new home to be nice.

  16. Finley Moreira says

    You make a really good point how custom building a home is beneficial since you get to customize the decisions that determine how you home is built. My wife and I would love to have a steel frame house built. Going the route of a custom built home makes sense in our situation so that we can ensure the highest quality steel is used in our project.

  17. Rachel Lannister says

    You wrote in the article that with custom homes, you get to choose all the materials used in the construction of the home which helps ensure it is of high quality. My brother and his wife have been looking for a new home to live in and they were trying to learn what all their options are. Along with high quality materials being used, they would also get to choose every aspect of the design so it would be perfect for their individual needs. Thank you for the great article.

  18. Builder Ltd says

    Many people underestimate the value of expertise when it comes to projects like these. You save yourself a lot of hassle if you have someone who has been through the process before. Great post!

  19. Kylie Dotts says

    I like how you mentioned that you get to customize everything when you are building your own home. Having the freedom to design the look and feel of your house from the get go would be amazing. The only other important thing would be to ensure that you hire a good builder who could follow directions to the letter for you!

  20. Sam Wilkins says

    I like how you talked about being able to get high-quality products with custom made homes. My aunt is talking about getting a house built for her and her husband. She’d love to be able to research and create her own house. She’ll have to look into it more.

  21. Bethel Smith says

    Our dream has always been to build our own home. We will be certain to take your advice and go with a custom builder so that we can get access to high-quality products that are perfect for our home. I hope that we can break ground on this dream home within the next five years or so. We have been saving up for a few years and are getting really excited.

  22. Derek dewitt says

    My wife and I are thinking about building our first home together, but we aren’t sure if it’s worth it or not. I like that you mention how a custom home gives you choices everything included in it. We have a few features we want included for sure, so having control over their outcome seems like a great choice.

  23. Frank Delaware says

    A friend of mine is thinking about getting a custom home, but we weren’t sure how to find the right person. I love that you mentioned that you get to customize every decision in the house. I know that he would love to have some lower countertops to help with his kids.

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