Buying a plot of land and building a home from the ground-up isn’t an option that most people consider when house hunting. But the benefits of building a property from scratch – especially when using a professional building contractor – usually outweigh buying an existing property.
Why should you build your next home?
Well, the answer is, that you get the perfect home.
For example, you can decide on internal layouts, styles, finishes, as well as external choices, such as whether you have a drive, a garden, a patio – the list goes on.
Location is another important factor. Research shows that people usually end up moving at least 20 miles away from their ‘desired’ location; due to the right house not being readily-available – or the price being way above budget.
Plots of land are usually in higher supply.
And not only that, but a new home is often more efficient, especially in line with energy ratings, insulation and air filtration. Plus, it often offers the opportunity to recoup the initial investment, allowing you to earn a profit when it comes to reselling.
Last but not least, is the fact that you will gain an emotional connection to living in a home that you have helped to create. Nobody else has stepped foot on your carpet – it’s your creation, which matches your style and personality perfectly.
How should you build your next home?
Usually, the drawback associated with building a new home from scratch, is the time and effort it takes – especially if you have zero experience.
That’s where a house builder – or a contractor – such as Byram Construction comes in. It’s vital that you choose a company who know what they are doing and are fully capable of achieving your dream.
We help you to manage all aspects of the job, including the construction itself, as well as securing planning permission and adhering to building regulations. We will also manage the cost aspect of the build, ensuring that your project is delivered on time and to budget – using our experience to help you avoid any unforeseen costs.
For example, we provide estimates at each phase of a project, so that there are no surprises along the way. And we can involve you as much or as little as you like. If you want to select your plumbing fixtures and lighting, for example, then you can choose those. Otherwise, we’ll use our knowledge to do so, on your behalf.
We also know what’s feasible and are here to give advice; helping to save you time and money in the planning phase.
As you can see, there are many benefits to building your own home and hiring a contractor to help with the whole process. If you’re interested and want to know more information, we will be happy to help.