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Custom vs Semi Custom Homes- Which is Best for You?

Posted by admin on October 17, 2013
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In grade school we imagined the houses we’d live in as adults, and in those fantasies we dreamed up spiral staircases, secret passageways, and water slides descending directly from our bedroom into a grand indoor pool. Now, after all those years of waiting, we can finally build that home of our dreams, and while our expectations are slightly more realistic, there is no reason why it can’t be all we want and more.

custom vs semi custom homes

A home is an investment, possibly the biggest investment we make in life, so why shouldn’t it be built exactly as we want it?

Building a custom home grants us that freedom and gives us a say in where we hang our hat… literally. From doors to floors, to window treatments… there is no end to the ways we can make our house our own. But before any of these choices can be made, before the floor plans and landscape can be decided upon, one question must be settled Custom or semi custom home- which is best for you?

Custom Homes

While building a completely custom home aims to meet your every specification, the numerous choices and concerns it presents can be exhausting. Building materials, for example… There are countless options! And for every material there are gradients of quality. For every grade of quality, there is a range of costs. Lack of knowledge on the subject can drastically change the value and price of the home or leave you open to being swindled. In addition, building a fully custom home takes a lot of personal attention.

It requires time to hire and oversee the architect, the contractor, and those whom the contractor subcontracts with such as plumbers, roofers, and electricians. Every decision down to the last nail rests on the custom-home builder’s shoulders. And while this is certainly a triumph, it means the final costs aren’t certain until the final stages.

Custom or semi custom homes

You can start out in one price range, and end up completely out of the ballpark.

Semi Custom Homes

The alternative to building a custom home is the semi-custom option. The semi-custom home offers plenty of options to meet your desires without loading you down with decisions.

Bill Beazley Homes gives you 10-20 of the best floor plans to choose from.

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Open and kid-friendly, their livable layouts are designed for the homeowners who love to entertain as well as relax with family.  After that, there are various upgrades to choose from. Semi-custom home builders can visit our design center to decide upon interior and exterior paint colors, countertops, finishes, flooring, and other key features to make their home fit their unique style.

semi custom built homes

These decisions are made alongside a professional who is knowledgeable in the field of homebuilding and has your best interest in mind. You don’t have to worry about permits, debris removal, or any other grievances. Leave that part to us, and have fun with the design process. The best part is there are no variables about the cost of your home. Everything is upfront.

If you are particular about what you want in your dream home, but don’t want the hassle of dealing with the entire construction process, a semi-custom home is right for you.

A simple way to customize a home is very much a reality, one that can fit every budget and desire… Although, we still may dream of the day we install the world’s funkiest waterslide in our bedroom.

To find the perfect home for you, contact our professionals today, 706-863-4888.

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