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3 Tricks Of The Trade For Building Custom Homes Stress-Free

So you want to build a custom home? All I can say is, “YAY!” Designing custom homes in Hammond LA is one of my favorite things, and it might just be one of your favorite things, too! Custom design is a super rewarding process from start to finish. But if it’s your first time trying to build the dream, you might find yourself stuck in the stress and detail of things. Don’t let uncertainty keep you from going all out! Here are a couple of tips for first time homebuilders in the Hammond, LA area.

Custom Home Building – Tips For The Newbie

Here’s the best part about building custom homes: you don’t need to know everything about it to get started. Awesome, right? You just need to be willing to learn, open to new ideas, and ready to get cracking. So, in other words, you’re totally able to do this! I promise. Okay, take a deep breath. Stay with me.  Let’s get started (literally)!

1. Getting Started

The first step towards building a custom home is understanding what you have to work with. Evaluate your:

  • Bank: Where are you getting your financing from?
  • Budget: How much money are you going to put towards the project?
  • Time Frame: When do you want to be done?
  • Property: Do you know your lot size?

Building a good foundation now makes a huge difference later (yes, I did just make a building pun).

2. Designing The Home

Now comes the fun part! How do you want to design your home? Be really specific, and don’t hold back! Think about –

  • Size: How big (or small) of a house do you want?
  • Personal Touches: Gotta have that custom shower? List it!
  • Layout Or Floor Plan: Open kitchen or separate dining area?
  • Landscaping Design: Bring on the greenery!

At the end of the day, this house is your home. Own it!

3. Assembling A Good Team

You’ve got your dream house, but now it’s time to build a dream team to make it happen! Find some high quality:

  • Architects and Engineers
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Builders Risk Insurances
  • General Contractors

You won’t need to find them on your own. Rely on eNg Designs & Construction to find the people you need. We have amazing working relationships with all of the above already, so assembling a good team with eNg is already a check off the list!

We’ve Got You Covered

If you’re looking to build a custom home in the heart of Hammond LA, the team at eNg Designs & Construction is ready to help. We’ve been serving our community for years with some of the best modern ideas and uniquely on-trend designs in the market today. From providing exact contracting bids to offering awesome general advice (like the best restaurants in Hammond), we’re proud to do it all!

Give us a call to learn more, or set up a meeting to get started. eNg is here for you ready to make your custom home building dreams come true! I can’t wait to make your first custom home the best experience ever.