By U.S. News
Even if you love where you live, if you own a home that you purchased from someone else, you’ve probably looked around your house before and wondered: “What was the builder thinking?”
But not everyone goes that route. Plenty of people pay to have their home custom-built. In other words, some homeowners are the builder — or at least, they’re the ones pulling the strings and making the hard decisions on how small or big their residence should be and what features it should have.
And if that’s what you’re doing, you don’t want to look around your house someday and wonder: “What was the builder thinking?”
So if you’re spending money on a custom home, keep these eight things in mind.
Have Details in Place Before You Start Building
That means not just knowing how the floor plan will look but knowing how the rooms will be designed, says Jonathan Macias, a real estate broker and the president of the Macias Realty Group in El Segundo, California.
“Designing a house seems easy, but the amount of choices out there can be overwhelming for many. What color tile, what size, what …read more
Source:: Home Improvement