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New Home Developments in Mapleton, Utah Offer a Low-Stress Building Experience

May 27, 2020

Building a new home can be an exciting time in your life, but your project will have a number of phases and processes that can potentially cause stress. Yet, there are ways to create a smooth experience as you go through each. Below are five tips to help you enjoy your new home project every step of the way.

1. Work with a Reputable Company

A stress-free experience begins with the selection of a reputable builder. Do your research to find a company with a solid reputation in the industry and in the local region. Look for favorable customer reviews about building knowledge, service levels, accessibility and quality construction as well as industry recognition and community involvement. Knowing that you are putting your trust in highly-qualified professionals can help to set a tone of confidence and give you peace of mind as you navigate the building process from beginning to end.

2. Clarify Your Vision

At the start of homebuilding, it is essential to express all of your wants and needs up front. Explain exactly how you would like your new home to look, function and feel. Discuss your vision for your new home, review plans and paperwork thoroughly and understand the costs. Make decisions about standard items, upgrades, materials and finishes before building begins to avoid mistakes that come from last minute changes. Communication will be key throughout the process and starting off on the right foot can greatly reduce any stress as your new home is being built.

3. Don’t Worry About the Weather

New home developments in Mapleton, Utah can be subject to challenging weather of all sorts, such as snow and extreme heat, and that may cause delays in the progress of construction. It is important to remember that home construction is always underway. The laborers and tradespeople of this industry are trained, tempered and prepared to keep construction moving 12 months of the year. If there are any schedule setbacks due to weather, your builder will keep you informed.

4. Visit the Construction Site

Taking tours of your home as it is under construction will instill confidence that it is being built to specifications and proceeding according to plan. Scheduled walk-throughs with the project manager or a company representative can help reassure you that everything is on track as well as help you enjoy the new home construction process. When site visits are not feasible, photos of the process as it evolves also adds to a stress-free experience. 

5. Think Positive

Building a new home should be exciting and enjoyable and having a positive attitude throughout the homebuilding project is key to the best overall experience. Having built thousands of homes in Utah for over two decades, McArthur Homes is confident in our capability to bring your vision to life while providing a smooth and worry-free homebuying experience. We know that building a home is one of the most important decisions you will make and we are committed to making it easy. Contact us to get started on your new home.

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This post was written by Paige Giles

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