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​​​Designing & Building a Custom Home


​Ready to Build Your Dream Home?

Here are some things to consider before throwing your hat into the ring: 

Prioritize Most-Wanted Features

For instance, is a home with a large, well-equipped kitchen more important than a library, office, or gym?   Would you choose open interior spaces, or prefer traditional rooms that afford more privacy?   

Select the Location 

In addition to community, school district, and proximity to family & friends, are you seeking a large yard or to avoid maintenance entirely?  While a development may restrict certain design elements or have other regulations, a scattered site often requires additional expense for extending utilities, flatwork & landscaping.

Select the Floorplan

Perhaps you already have a scrap book of ideas, pictures, articls or sketches of your dream home.  Some clients have also purchased plans online.  JiAngelo recommends the following designers;


Send us your plans & ideas for a free estimate based on our current standard features.  Be candid concerning your budget.

Financing Your Home

Visit a lender to pre-qualify for a construction mortgage and have your financing commitment in place.    

The Preliminary Design Agreement

Retain the services of JiAngelo for in depth pricing or design work.  Our fee for these services is less than 1 percent of the total construction cost.  When a Build Agreement is signed, the fee is applied against the purchase price of the home and offsets any further construction or lot deposit required.​​