The process of building a home can be simplified by identifying what is important before you begin the process.

Once you've chosen your builder, identify the features and amenities that are important or needed right now and in the future. An easy way to organize your thoughts is to write each desired feature on a 3 by 5 inch card, then arrange the cards in order of importance. For instance, if you like to entertain ... an open floor plan and gourmet kitchen might be important to you. If you are on a budget or expect your space needs to grow over time, consider adding a deep unfinished basement that can be finished at a later date.

The options are limitless so be sure to select a builder that can help you efficiently navigate the home building process. and best ensure that your dream home is exactly what you had in mind. Learn more about the home building process at