Craft a Home That Suits Your Lifestyle
Written by: Penny Siml on Thursday, August 13, 2015
Building a custom home is a dream come true, and bringing that dream to life is process that requires several crucial steps. Just as every individual
is different, so are the things they envision for their future. Crafting a home that suits your lifestyle, yet works within your budget is the primary
concern for every new homeowner who sets out on this journey.
Here are three things to consider as you prepare to bring your dream of building a custom home to life.
: Before reaching out to custom builders Indianapolis
or scouting a location to build the house of your dreams, it is very important to establish goals. Naturally your brain will tend to drift to the creative
side as you think about floor plans and outdoor living spaces, but it’s very important to establish financial boundaries as well. If there is a particular
style of countertop or lighting system you desire, research those items to find common price points. This will cut down on surprises later on in the
process, and the fewer of those you encounter the smoother everything will feel.
Design: Once you have constructed a budget for the adventure ahead, it is time to start putting your creativity to work.
With continued upswing in the realm of custom homes, the options for design and décor are truly endless. Scour sites like Houzz and Pinterest to create
idea boards, and then begin to build or strip down those ideas until they fit your vision. Each individual room is an expression of your personality,
and once you establish the look you are seeking, the actual design process becomes that much easier.
Location: While the house itself is where your future will take shape, where your new custom home is located is equally important.
The summer season here in Indiana is upon us and that means the tremendous growth boom Hamilton County has been experiencing is once again in full
swing. Suburban areas just outside the greater metro area have become increasingly attractive due to their sleepy neighborhood appeal and school systems
that are perennially ranked among the best in the nation. Furthermore, with the scenic Indiana countryside just a few minutes away there is a separation
from the hustle and bustle of city life.