Characteristics of a Smart Custom Homebuyer

Buying a custom home in Middle Tennessee is a big process, and it’s extremely exciting. If you know what you’re getting into, you can make the whole process run more smoothly. You’ll save time and money throughout the process if you’re a smart custom homebuyer.


4 Things Smart Custom Homebuyers Have in Common

It’s one thing to be prepared for the decisions you’ll have to make, but it’s another to be ready to take on the custom homebuilding process. If you’re buying a custom home, it’s important that you make smart choices before you even start making plans.

Smart custom homebuyers:

  • Have preapproval from a lender. Before discussing plans, smart custom homebuyers have already spoken to a lender to determine what kind of budget they need to work within. You’ll save yourself plenty of headache by knowing how much you can spend as you hammer out the details of your custom home.
  • Aren’t afraid to ask questions. This is your home, and communication between buyer and builder is absolutely essential. Any time you have a question about the process, the materials or even the design, it’s a great idea to speak up – and your builder will thank you, because you can head off any potential issues by figuring them out before they become problems.
  • Know the 10-years-older version of themselves. That means you know where you’ll be, both financially and family-wise, within the next 10 years so you can plan your home accordingly.
  • Understands what neighborhood would best meet their needs. Whether it’s close to work or serves as an escape from big-city life, the neighborhood you choose is nearly as important as your home’s design. It’s important that you get a good feel for the neighborhood before you purchase space in it, because few things are worse than being unpleasantly surprised by your home’s surroundings.

Let’s Talk About Your Middle Tennessee Custom Home

When you’re ready to find out what Hughes Edwards Builders can do for you (check out our gallery of recently completed custom homes), call us at 615-824-6970 or get in touch with us online. We can talk about your plans and preferences while answering your questions about the custom homebuilding process, and before you know it, you’ll be enjoying a perfect space that’s all your own.

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