Tips When Investing in a Luxury Custom Home

Tips When Investing in a Luxury Custom Home
Investing on your dream home is without a doubt, one of the biggest decisions you will make in your life. When planning to invest in a luxury custom home there are crucial decisions to be made that can affect your project and budget. We recommend that you work with a Design Build Firm that will handle the full scope of your project from start to finish. This custom home builder was recently featured in Hamptons Magazine, they have a trademarked design called The Modern Barn. You can visit their site to view their incredible designs.

In this article, we share a few important factors that you should consider when planning to invest in a luxury custom home.

1.Location, location, location!

When planning to buy a luxury custom home or any house for that matter, one must never take location for granted. Make sure you do your homework on the history of the neighborhood. It is also a good idea to choose a location that is close to schools, public markets, malls, hospitals, etc.

2. Define the features you like.

Because you will have a lot of choices, looking for a luxury custom home could be a time-consuming and exhausting task. To narrow down your options, you have to be aware of the different features you like for a home. List these features down before you start visiting and checking homes that are for sale. This will serve as your guide. We are particularly fond of the modern farmhouse style homes, a balance between modern and traditional elements.

For example, if cooking is one of your hobbies, look for a luxury custom home builder that specializes in kitchen designs. Whatever your vision, the key here is to find a builder that has experience executing the features you might be looking for.

3.Consider investing on Add-ons.

These are called luxury custom homes for a reason. You get to customize your dream home depending on your needs and preference. You can always add a room, a bigger kitchen, a wider bathroom, a fireplace etc. This will eliminate the need for you to keep on scouting for a home you like.

4.Consider your budget.

When planning to invest on a luxury custom home, it is very important that you have a set budget, This way, you will be confident that you won't overspend. Having a set budget will also narrow down your options and will make the entire process of looking for the perfect home a lot easier for you.

We hope these tips have been helpful, we highly recommend you read this article on 6 Building Mistakes To Avoid: A dream home can just as easily turn into a nightmare.

Having a Luxurious Home Built

Having a Luxurious Home Built
When planning to have your own home built it is important that to make sure that it is done properly, headaches are avoided and the outcome is what you envisioned. As it is where we are going to spend most of your time, you want to make sure you find a builder with a solid reputation and experience designing and building homes that are similar to your project. Having a custom home built is a big investment and that is why you want to make sure you do your home work and cover your bases before you start your project.

The Hamptons are known for their luxurious properties, depending on your budget you might want to look at these Modern Barn style luxury custom homes to inspire your design.  Aside from the money that we need to prepare for in having our house built, there are a lot of things that we need to consider so that we would be able to get the results that we want. We should know that we would need the services of home builders or home contractors in order to have our home built and that is why we should do some research so that we would be able to look for the most trusted industry professionals. Home builders such as Plum Builders Inc. who are responsible for the trademarked Modern Barn design have over 35 years of experience, you can explore their work and team by visiting their site:

Companies that are skilled and experienced in building high end homes can be found in the Houzz Directory, we provided a link to the Design Build Firm section. We recommend you go with a DB-Firm as having the contractor, architect and builder on one team is going to provide superior results.

Getting A Luxury Home

Getting A Luxury Home
Are You Looking To Get A Luxury Home Built?

You and your family are considering building a luxury home. Congrats!

We have a few recommendations to help you plan your build, inspire your design and ensure you focus on quality. First off, what are the elements that important to you? Will you build a space to host your family and friends, spend the holidays there and generally be a place your family will cherish and make memories? We often find that this is a big motivating factor for those looking to build a secondary home, it's a place for communal gathering and celebration. A home design that suits this functionality is a Modern Barn or Farmhouse style, where the open concept free flowing design allows for families to engage and interact with ease.

Other Important Factors:

1. Spacial Layout
3. Lighting (Natural and Installed)
4. Location of Laundry Room
5. Ground Floor Bedroom (for elderly guests)
6. Kitchen Design and Placement

Paying attention to those factors is important when designing your home. A poorly designed HVAC system can have an impact on your health, lighting can affect the mood, ambiance and your electric bill. Spacial layout will determine if you can accommodate large groups and how the design brings people together. The inclusion of a ground floor bedroom will allow you to accommodate older guests and should you decide to retire in this home it will serve you well in the future. Check out this article from Fresh Home on what to avoid when building your custom home.

The most important factor when build a luxury home is selecting the right designer and builder! You will be putting your money and dreams in their hands and so this should not be taken lightly. We recommend you find a Design Build Firm, where architect and builder work as one, this keeps communication, budgeting and timeline running smoothly. The DB-Firm at Plum Builders Inc. the trademark owners of The Modern Barn design we showcased earlier in the article have over 35 years experience in custom home building and wrote about the Advantages of working with a Design Build Firm here.
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