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No More Little Ticky Tacky Boxes: A Guide On Building Your Dream Home!

Some people are perfectly happy with buying a home off plan, or even one that has already housed a family. However, for others, only a property that is specially designed for their needs and wants will do. Of course, if you fall into the latter category but have never built your own home before, let alone a dream property, it can be something of a daunting task. Luckily, you can get some help and advice by reading our post below.

Your Needs

The first thing that you need to consider when it comes to building your dream property is how you want to live there. After all, not all of us conduct our lives in the same way.

Of course, such needs will encompass a range of other categories that must be thought through carefully as well. In fact, many people focus on how they will fit out the inside of their dream home including the type of kitchen, and the even home-wide tech they will use.

Although, it’s also important to remember that you need to consider the location that you are looking to live in here as well. This being something that may be as broad as a state or as narrow as a particular plot with a specific view.

Oh, and don’t forget to include energy issues as well, including how you will generate your own, as well as ways of keeping your consumption as low as possible. Something that can not only benefit your wallet but the environment too.


Once you have has a good think about all the things that will make the home you are building your dream property, you then need to move onto getting permissions to create such a home in the location that you have chosen.

Of course, this means applying for and being granted a building permit which will include you providing that the building you are creating meets with national, regional, and local building codes. Something that will mean your project will be subject to inspection both during after the build.

The Build

Once you have your permissions sorted, it’s time to move onto the really tricky bit, the build itself. Of course, many brave souls attempt to build their dream home from the ground on their own, but this can prove a lengthy and exhausting process.

Happily, there are also providers that specialize in custom built homes and can even be involved from the draft stages. Something that means they know exactly what your vision is and can help you achieve it at every point of the process. All without you having to get involved with any of the heavy lifting!


Finally, if you don’t have the financial resources to create your dream home, it can be incredibly tough to get your project to the stage where you even need to consider the issues discussed above.
To that end, it’s crucial that you look for a way of funding your dream home project. Something that releasing some capital from other investments, or even seeking a property development loan from the bank can help you achieve.


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About the Author

Kaya Wittenburg

Blog Author and CEO

Kaya Wittenburg is the Founder and CEO of Sky Five Properties. Since the age of 10, real estate has been deeply ingrained into his thoughts. With world-class negotiation and deal-making skills, he brings a highly impactful presence into every transaction that he touches.

He is here to help you use real estate as a vehicle to develop your own personal empire and feel deeply satisfied along the way. If you have an interest in buying, selling or renting property in South Florida, contact Kaya today.

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