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Three Important Aspects You Should Contemplate when Building your Custom Home in Edmonton

Choosing whether to buy an already existing home or to build a new home in Edmonton is a serious decision that entails a significant major investment in life. That is why Edmonton Custom Home Builders suggests homeowners to reflect carefully on both processes to make sure they choose the right one for them. If you have already decided that the best for you and your family is option number two ―building your custom dream home from scratch―, then you should contemplate three important aspects during the planning stage of your building project.

A Forever Home or An Investment Property?

This is one of the first questions you should ask yourself as the goals of building a forever home are very different from those of building an investment property. In our experience as builders in Edmonton, we know that the words "forever" can be quite scary for some homeowners, but we are instead referring to a property where you want to spend at least 10 to 15 years. If this is your choice, then you have the excellent opportunity to customize your spaces and to finally create a dream home for a life where you can see your family grow.

On the contrary, if you are considering to build an investment property, then you should think more about potential future homeowners' needs than yours. This can be tricky because you need to put your too specific tastes aside and go for more general stylish choices. If this is your case, then we suggest you consider creating a luxury custom home that may seem attractive to potential buyers and investing in appealing good quality building materials to increase resale value. In any case, the best way to have a successful building process is to trust your project to a professional Edmonton home builder.

Your Future Needs Are Essential

Especially if you are building a forever home, it is essential that you take into account not only your current needs but also your future ones. Family expands, kids grow and go to college. When planning your new luxury custom home, make sure you discuss with your chosen Edmonton custom home builder the best ways to adapt your custom home design to both your current and future needs. Once you have foreseen some of those potential future needs, you may want to think about options for mobility ―such as space for a future elevator or stair lifts― and a custom floor plan adequate for old age. And if you have small children, don't forget to childproof your new home in Edmonton!

Enough Indoor and Outdoor Space Is a Must

Whether you have decided to build a forever home or an investment property, we suggest you to plan to add enough indoor and outdoor spaces. With the guidance of your chosen professional Edmonton custom home builder, think about the number of rooms you or the future homeowners may need. Take into account that the more indoor and outdoor space your luxury custom home has, the higher its resale value will be. This part of the planning stage can be enjoyable, as you have the chance to add bonus rooms such as a home office, a mudroom, a playroom, and even a beneficial finished basement.

Have you been thinking about building your dream custom home? Contact Edmonton Custom Home Builders today! We will prepare a summary budget for your new custom home, and provide you with more information about our custom homes in Edmonton and the Fort Saskatchewan area!

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Too Long Didn't Read (TLDR)

If you are ready to build a new home in Edmonton, you should contemplate whether you want a forever home or an investment property, which are your potential future needs, and how much indoor and outdoor space you would like to add.