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The True Dream Home

March 4, 2017editor

Having your own house is a dream come true for most people, but, at the same time, they don’t really know what they want. Many people purchase an already built home because it’s what they can afford or all they can really think about doing. Most people never even think about going out and custom designing their own home, but if you have the money to do it, it’s definitely something you’ll want to think about. After all, what could be better than designing the perfect home that will work for your family?

Custom Designing Your Home

It’s important to note that, unless you have architectural experience, there are probably some things that you would design that are extremely difficult to do. Of course, if you’re the practical type that may not be true, but sometimes it’s extremely difficult to get a bathroom into a small space or into a certain spot on a specific floor. But you can still make a lot of what you like or want really work for you and it will be exactly what you’re looking for too.


The best thing you can do is get an idea of what you’re looking for and talk with an expert. You want to talk with them about your design and what they can do for you and also find out what’s allowed. They’ll be able to go through your design and set up all of the specifics like electrical outlets, plumbing, stairs, support beams and smoke detectors. They know all of the codes and laws about these things and it’s going to be up to them to help you understand how they all work. That way, you can see what your design is really going to look like once it’s built. They may even be able to create a 3-D model through their computer programming to give you a better idea.

Starting the Process

Once you know what you want and you’ve decided you’re building Custom homes in Franklin TN you have to make sure that it’s allowed. You will need to talk with professionals and experts to find out whether or not your area allows that type of building or that size building. You’ll also have to figure out how large of a piece of property you need to have in order to build it. Once you know all of this you can start the process of looking for land.

Buying land should always come after you’ve got the idea for your house because there will be requirements on that property. You may not be able to build a house over ‘x’ size or over ‘x’ height on a specific piece of property. You may have to have specific styles of houses if you buy property in a historical area. You want to make sure that what you’re planning to do is going to be acceptable and that means knowing what your plan is before you go ahead and purchase piece of property that won’t even work for you.

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