Choosing the Perfect Home Builder

If you’re in a position where you can finally turn your dream home into a real home, congratulations. You’re about to do what so many homeowners across the country wish they could. You’ve been scrimping and saving and waiting for the perfect moment to arrive, and now it’s finally here. But before you start figuring out a budget and decide on what furnishings you’re going to decorate your new homestead with, you need a builder. By following these steps, you can be sure that your dream home doesn’t turn into a nightmare. 

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Education & Background

Whenever you’re meeting with a prospective builder, ALWAYS ask for their background and credentials. This is your dream manifesting into reality. You only want the best. Ask to see a portfolio of other projects they’ve completed and before you make a final choice, always consult google and yelp to determine if they have an excellent track record or not. 

Trust Your Gut

A good detective knows how to go by his gut and not just the book. When you’re looking at a builder or a company, trust your instincts. If you feel like you might be getting swindled or that they’re not who they say they might be, don’t proceed with them. If the deal feels terrible, then it most likely is. 

Personable with Decent Communication Skills 

No one likes a jerk. Meeting with your builder and spending some one-on-one time with them will help you make an informed choice. If they communicate their thoughts and listen to your questions and concerns, they might be the ideal pick. If they’re surly and blow you off, they most likely have a work ethic that matches their attitude. 

Willingness to Work With a Budget

Before you begin looking for a builder, it’s crucial that you calculate the costs of what you’re willing to spend. An experienced builder will understand the importance of a budget and not go overboard with supplies that aren’t necessary. They can also advise you on what materials might work in case a supplier comes up short. Just remember to always be prepared for the unexpected. 

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Building your dream house is just as important to us as it is to you. At Nutter Custom Construction, we pride ourselves on making dreams come true and believe in transparency with our work. For a portfolio of our past designs and contact information, visit us at

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