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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST PER SQUARE FOOT TO BUILD A HOME?

ALTHOUGH CUSTOM HOMES CAN VARY SIGNIFICANTLY IN FINISH DETAILS, MOST CUSTOM HOMES RANGE FROM $180-$300 PER SQUARE FOOT

HOW DO I KNOW IF THE BUILDER'S ALLOWANCES ARE SUFFICIENT TO PURCHASE DESIRED FIXTURES, APPLIANCES, ETC.?

IT IS ALWAYS RECOMMENDED TO FIRST RESEARCH THE COST OF THE FIXTURES AND APPLIANCES YOU HAVE IN MIND. THEN HAVE THE BUILDER IMPLEMENT THOSE FIGURES INTO THE BUDGET AND ALLOWANCES

HOW DO I KNOW IF THE BUILDER'S ESTIMATE IS ALL INCLUSIVE AND THAT I WILL NOT HAVE MULTIPLE CHANGE ORDERS INFLATING OUR CONTRACT PRICE?

THE MORE DETAILED A BUILDER'S ESTIMATE IS, THE LESS ROOM FOR VAGUE INTERPRETATIONS OF THE SCOPE OF WORK INCLUDED IN THE ESTIMATE

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO BUILD A HOME?

A TYPICAL 2500 SQUARE FOOT HOME TAKES APPROXIMATLEY 60 DAYS FOR PLANS, 60 DAYS FOR PERMITS AND 150 DAYS TO CONSTRUCT

IS THERE FINANCING AVAILABLE FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION HOMES AND REMODELS?

WE WORK WITH SEVERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS THAT APPROVE NEW CONSTRUCTION LOANS AND 203K RENOVATION LOANS FOR PROJECTS SCALING FROM $100K-$1M

 

HOW DO I GET STARTED DESIGNING MY DREAM HOME?

THE FIRST STEP AFTER FINDING YOUR PROPERTY TO BUILD ON, IS TO CONTACT AN ARCHITECT. WE HAVE ARCHITECTS WE WORK WITH THAT WE CAN SUGGEST. YOU CAN ALSO HEAD OVER TO OUR RESOURCE PAGE AND FIND AN ALREADY COMPLETED PLAN ON ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS. FIND A PLAN CLOSEST TO WHAT YOU DESIRE, AND ANY CHANGES YOU WANT TO MAKE WE CAN DO IN HOUSE. THIS IS THE MOST COST EFFICIENT, QUICKEST ROUTE

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST PER SQUARE FOOT TO BUILD A HOME?

ALTHOUGH CUSTOM HOMES CAN VARY SIGNIFICANTLY IN FINISH DETAILS, MOST CUSTOM HOMES RANGE FROM $180-$300 PER SQUARE FOOT

HOW DO I KNOW IF THE BUILDER'S ALLOWANCES ARE SUFFICIENT TO PURCHASE DESIRED FIXTURES, APPLIANCES, ETC.?

IT IS ALWAYS RECOMMENDED TO FIRST RESEARCH THE COST OF THE FIXTURES AND APPLIANCES YOU HAVE IN MIND. THEN HAVE THE BUILDER IMPLEMENT THOSE FIGURES INTO THE BUDGET AND ALLOWANCES

HOW DO I KNOW IF THE BUILDER'S ESTIMATE IS ALL INCLUSIVE AND THAT I WILL NOT HAVE MULTIPLE CHANGE ORDERS INFLATING OUR CONTRACT PRICE?

THE MORE DETAILED A BUILDER'S ESTIMATE IS, THE LESS ROOM FOR VAGUE INTERPRETATIONS OF THE SCOPE OF WORK INCLUDED IN THE ESTIMATE

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO BUILD A HOME?

A TYPICAL 2500 SQUARE FOOT HOME TAKES APPROXIMATLEY 60 DAYS FOR PLANS, 60 DAYS FOR PERMITS AND 150 DAYS TO CONSTRUCT

IS THERE FINANCING AVAILABLE FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION HOMES AND REMODELS?

WE WORK WITH SEVERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS THAT APPROVE NEW CONSTRUCTION LOANS AND 203K RENOVATION LOANS FOR PROJECTS SCALING FROM $100K-$1M

 

HOW DO I GET STARTED DESIGNING MY DREAM HOME?

THE FIRST STEP AFTER FINDING YOUR PROPERTY TO BUILD ON, IS TO CONTACT AN ARCHITECT. WE HAVE ARCHITECTS WE WORK WITH THAT WE CAN SUGGEST. YOU CAN ALSO HEAD OVER TO OUR RESOURCE PAGE AND FIND AN ALREADY COMPLETED PLAN ON ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS. FIND A PLAN CLOSEST TO WHAT YOU DESIRE, AND ANY CHANGES YOU WANT TO MAKE WE CAN DO IN HOUSE. THIS IS THE MOST COST EFFICIENT, QUICKEST ROUTE

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Blake Safford

"The Wolf"

Located in Lake Mary, FL, United Real Estate Preferred is an elite level of service Real Estate Professionals. Blake has been a resident of Central Florida for over 34 years.

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Julissa DeGusipe

VP Sr. Loan Manager

Julissa is an advocate for her clients and her biggest reward is to help them achieve their financial dreams.
She strives to be the most trusted and easiest banker to do business with in Central Florida

VP Sr. Loan Manager

J.P. morgan Chase & Co.

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Architectural Designs

Selling quality house plans for generations. Search from 30,559+ plans! Feel free to call us with questions about the building process and/or if you would like to customize any of these plans.

House Plans

Architectural designs

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Donny Manfredo

Owner

With more than 50 years of combined experience in kitchen and custom cabinet design, remodeling as well as installation, Manfredo Designs, LLC truly covers designing your dreams.

Kitchen & Cabinets

MANFREDO DESIGNS, LLC

VP Sr. Loan Manager

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Lauren Ryngala

Lauren truly believes there is beauty everywhere. her goal for each client is to transform their space into what they envision, no matter their budget.  

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Lead Designer

Interior Design

Lauren Joyce Living

Owner

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Donny Manfredo

Owner

With more than 50 years of combined experience in kitchen and custom cabinet design, remodeling as well as installation, Manfredo Designs, LLC truly covers designing your dreams.

ARCHITECT

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