Custom Home-Building Process

For specifics, see our award-winning custom home building process:

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Step One: Consultation

Our first meeting is a chance for us to learn about your plans and dreams.

  • Where Is the Lot Located? Let’s Meet At The Site and Get A Feel For The Property.
  • Architecture. What Is Your Style?
  • Establishing Your Initial Budget
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Step Two: Architectural/Design Agreement

Determining priorities, goals and the scope of your project.

  • Deciphering Priorities for the Design
  • Determining Goals for the Project. When's the End Date?
  • Developing the First Initial Design
  • Sign Off
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Step Three: Interior Design & Product/Material Selection

Get Inspired! Send us all your pictures, Houzz, Pinterest, etc.

  • Begin the Selection Process
  • Organize Selections for Review
  • Finalize the Design and Scope of Work
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Step Four: Pricing

Taking the mystery out of home-building costs.

  • Pricing Policy and Procedures
  • Competitive Bid Process with Our Trusted Subcontractors
  • Payment Plans
  • Discount Opportunities
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Step Five: Pre-Construction

Final preparations and details ensure a smooth building phase.

  • Establishing the Working Relationship with the Homeowner, Project Mgmt, and Superintendent
  • Reviewing Expectations for the Schedule, Progress and Materials Selected
  • Establishing Construction Start Date and Final Schedule
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Step Six: Construction

Now the hard work of Steps 1-5 all come to life.

  • Project Oversight
  • Construction Process
  • Ongoing Project Communication Through BuilderTrend and Weekly Meetings 
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Step Seven: Completion

With the finish line in sight, it's time to meet your new home.

  • Developing the Projects “Punch List”
  • Training Sessions for Appliances, A/V, and Mechanical Systems
  • Maintenance Overview to Keep Your Home Happy and Healthy
  • Closing with the Bank and Highmark Builders
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Step Eight: Warranties

Two different warranties ensure that you have recourse should any possible issues arise with your new home.

State Warranty

  • 1 year warranty on materials and workmanship
  • 2 year mechanical, electrical and plumbing warranty
  • 10 year structural warranty

Highmark Builders Warranty Plus

  • 30 day walk-through after move-in with the Highmark team
  • 5 year labor warranty on all Highmark Builders finish carpentry
  • 5 year labor warranty on all Highmark Exteriors siding & roofing
  • Our Online Warranty Management System

Maintenance and Service Plans

  • Highmark offers a range of home maintenance and service plans too, contact us for more info.
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Step Nine: Stay in the Loop with BuilderTREND

BuilderTrendFinally, our BuilderTREND project management system enables simple and secure communication 24/7 to keep projects moving smoothly and transparently. 

With a BuilderTREND login, clients can track every detail, including:

  • Messages
  • Documents
  • Tasks
  • Schedules
  • Budgets
  • Selections
  • Work Orders
  • Change Orders

We want the entire remodeling process to go as smoothly as possible, and we're all about customer service. To talk more about your remodeling project, contact us today.