Here is your A - Z roadmap that will guide you through your entire building project! We review your site, along with every aspect of your job and the home you have selected. We then break down your project step by step with cost estimates or actual quotes for you to see for every phase. Even buyers with limited construction experience can take our site assessment and know exactly what to do. You will know where you are at for every stage of your project, and what to do next, and how much it will cost. Our site assessment is also what a lender requires to approve your construction loan. Our finance department will use this along with all the other documents they help you collect to get your project qualified for funding.
A. Review your physical building site including access for trucks and equipment to install your home
B. Determine zoning, easements and set back restrictions on the lot.
C. Modify home floor plan as necessary to meet lot size
D. Review any environmental or floodplain restrictions on the lot
E. Check with county building departments to ensure compliance with all local ordinances and regulations
F. Research any impact fees that apply and include these in the budge
G. Confirm availability of utility connections and/or well and septic requirements
H. If septic is required, research soil conditions and/or order a soils report to determine size and type of septic system that will be required.
I. Establish a budget and timeline as well as permitting requirements for the Septic
J. If Well is required, research approximate depth and water requirements for your region
K. Locate local vendors for both Septic and Well installations
L. If city water and sewer are present research the cost of the tap fees to access these utilities
M. Determine the electrical power requirements of your home, and obtain quotes for the cost to upgrade the existing electrical service or install a new one
N. Determine building permit requirements, and include additional requirements into the budget as well as the cost of processing and paying for the permit.
O. If termite treatment is required by either the lender or the building department obtain quotes from a local pest control company
P. Develop a site plan showing home placement and all utilities and improvements for building department and lender approval
Q. Order survey if necessary for site plan and lender or building department
R. Assist owner to obtain quotes for any other aspects of the home installation, including foundation, home rough set, home interior finish, electrical service and connections, water and sewer connections, gas service, grading, backfill, steps or decks, driveway, finish grade and seed, termite treatment, wetland mitigation and so on.
S. Obtain engineered plans and home specifications as required by lender and (most) building departments
T. Select home options and upgrades, including all decor selections, cabinets, countertops, lighting, siding, shingles and etc and submit to factory for a quote and timeline
U. Establish a budget with the lender for all construction draws and payments to subcontractors and for payment to the factory for the home
V. Establish a timeline for the project, and ensure that production is authorized for the home to come offline at the correct time
W. Schedule and coordinate delivery of the home once offline with factory and owner
X. Pay all outstanding subcontractor bills once your project is completed
Y. Review the home and installation after completion to develop a punch list of missing or broken items to submit to the factory
Z. Obtain materials and schedule maintenance personnel to complete warranty repair items according to the factory warranty.