Qualities To Look For In A Home Builder

March 23, 2020


We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again; building a custom home is a significant investment — probably the biggest that some people make. When it comes to choosing the best custom home builder, it’s important to take the time to look at the qualities that potential home builders possess. 

Home builders with top-notch qualities are the ones you can trust to ensure that your new custom home turns out exactly the way you had hoped. But how can you tell what distinguishes a great custom home builder from a mediocre one? Continue reading to learn about a few of the qualities that great custom home builders have. 

Knowledge & Experience

First and foremost, the best custom home builders are those who have the knowledge and years of experience in designing and building custom homes. You’ll gain peace of mind in working with a home builder that has an extensive history of happy clients and beautiful custom homes behind them. A home builder that has been in business for years is doing something right, and years of building homes generally means they possess a diverse portfolio, which just goes to show that they can deal with any type of construction.

Talented Design Team

Those who build a custom home generally do so in order to maximize their design input and style choices. To that end, it is important to find home builders that have a talented and accomplished in-house design team. The best home builders will have a design team that closely works with their clients to ensure their design preferences are fully incorporated into the finished home plan.

Knowledge of the Area You Wish To Build

A custom home builder that has knowledge of the neighborhood you want your custom home to be built in is very important to achieving your dream home with as little stress as possible. For example, if you wish to build a custom home in Statesville, NC, you’ll want to find a homeowner that either operates in that area or has experience building homes there. If you have yet to select a neighborhood or area in which you want your custom home to be built, the best home builders will have access to lots in desirable neighborhoods and will be able to provide you with essential information about nearby neighborhoods to help you choose the right lot for you.

Awards and Accolades

While reviews are a great way to determine the reputability of home builders, it can also be helpful to search for those that have been selected as winners of certain awards when it comes to designing and building custom homes. Having awards and accolades demonstrates quality that only the very best home builders will have. 

At 4G Design Build, our custom home builders made the list of the ‘Best of Houzz 2020’ winners! This prestigious, exclusive award recognizes just three percent of the more than 2.5 million active home professionals on the Houzz platform. The Design awards honor home builders and other professionals whose work was the most popular among the Houzz community.

Find The Right Custom Home Builder For You

Finding a custom home builder can be the most overwhelming part of the home building process. However, if you know which qualities to look for you will be heading in the right direction to finding the right custom home builder to meet the needs of your family and build you the home you have always dreamt of. 

4G Design Build is Lake Norman’s trusted custom home builder, with many awards in addition to the ‘Best of Houzz 2020’ and many years of experience building well-crafted custom homes in Statesville, Mooresville, Madison, and the surrounding area. If you are interested in beginning the process of building your dream custom home, contact us today!