Choosing a Custom Home BuilderTalk to the Builders’ Suppliers

Buying or building a custom home is one of the most significant investments you will make. So choosing the right home and the right builder is paramount. The Custom Builders Council understands the importance of this decision and wants to help provide some guidance. The necessity of good research can not be understated. You are going to need reliable information so that you can reach the decision that is right for you.

This information is reprinted from the Custom Builders Council web site.  Here are additional tips on "Selling Your Existing Home" and on "Buying A New Home".

Ask the Builder to supply you with references from their key Suppliers and Sub-Contractors. Examples are Cabinet makers/suppliers, Window suppliers, Plumbing Company, Electrical Company etc. Call them and make sure the Builder is timely with their payments.