When buying a newly-built home for your retirement years, finding the home of your dreams has a lot to do with finding the right home builder. When you work with Blythwood Homes, you can rest assured that you’ll get a high construction standard to ensure long-lasting value in your investment.

You’ll also be able to introduce as many custom options into the design of your new home as you might desire, but that’s far from the end of the benefits you’ll get when you decide to work with our Blythwood Homes team.

Did you know that you can help promote a healthier retirement lifestyle by choosing the proper custom homeowner? When you work with our team, you’ll also get to live in a desirable community that encourages a healthy lifestyle and an active social life.

Three Things to Look for in a Custom Home Builder

It’s no secret; the vital things you need to know to help you find an excellent custom home builder are the things our customers have always desired when searching for the perfect retirement dream home. If you’re currently looking for options for this next stage in your life, you’ll want to know more about

  • Quality Construction
  • Great Communication
  • Custom Home Building Options

That said, ensuring you get the best of these things takes more consideration. Let’s take a closer look at the tips you need to know to get on your way to that perfect home you always envisioned for your retirement.

A Quality Home Begins with Quality Communication

One tip you need to know about home customization is that it takes teamwork – and good teamwork requires good communication. When you first reach out to any company, it doesn’t take much detective work to deduce whether you’ll be well-treated. If you want to be sure that you’ll get what you want in a custom home at every step, the easiest way to evaluate a company is to give them a call.

Friendly Service with Courtesy

You’ve already found your first warning sign if you aren’t treated with kindness and courtesy from the get-go. Any employee that isn’t ready to communicate with you in a friendly way isn’t likely to encourage your input later on. Excellent communication is especially critical when it comes to homes designed for seniors because seniors often have special needs that a regular home builder might not consider in advance.

When working with a team to design the perfect home, you need to ensure it will be perfect for you; otherwise, you might as well not get a custom design in the first place.

The best way to achieve the custom home you need is to get the support you need from your home builder. Here at Blythwood Homes, we are always eager to get your input and to work with you to turn your vision into reality.

Not only will you find helpful and supportive members of our team who are ready to answer questions and offer suggestions about how to incorporate your ideas into your home’s design, but you’ll also gain other beneficial advantages like:

  • Access to a Personal Décor Specialist
  • Walkthrough During Construction

These extra features will allow you more opportunities to communicate your plans with our team to ensure your home truly is move-in ready upon completion.

First-Hand Experience

Any employee from any business can talk to you all day long about the qualities that make their company superior to the competition – but can you trust their partial opinions? If you want a neutral point of view, you’ll need to look for home owner testimonials from past customers.

Besides an impartial evaluation of the company you’re choosing, customer testimonials will provide you with specific details about the things that current homeowners enjoy most about their properties. This can help you to gain extra information about the quality of your construction and provide you with new ideas about what to include in the custom features you add to your bungalow townhome.

Energy-Efficient Homes

One of the most common requests for custom options we get at Blythwood Homes is design features that support better energy efficiency. Homeowners today realize that energy-efficient options (designed to reduce the energy consumption in your home) provide a double benefit because they

  • Lower Your Power Bill
  • Reduce Carbon Emissions in the Environment

Our team is experienced in building energy-efficient homes with features like windows and appliances that are approved with a high rating for lowering power consumption. If you’re looking for energy efficiency, contact us to find more options in a custom bungalow.

Award-Winning Construction

Another way to evaluate a company with the help of an impartial source is to check its website to see if they have won any awards. Not only does Blythwood Homes offer the highest quality when it comes to construction, but we also offer an exceptional design team that will help you to achieve your goals. And you don’t have to take our word for it since we have earned numerous design nominations.

Tarion Registration

Whenever you are buying a new home in Ontario, you need to ensure that the company is registered with Tarion. Tarion is a non-profit organization that administers Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act and Regulations to ensure that your purchase is covered under warranty according to law. Since every home in each Blythwood Homes community is registered with Tarion, you can rest assured that you’ll be covered.

Buying a new home is a big decision. When you’re working with a custom home builder, you need even more certainty that you’re going to end up with a property that you’ll love. While you can follow these tips to determine whether the home builder you’re working with will be reliable, it is also no coincidence that our team can provide you with all of the things mentioned here.

Talk with a member of our team today to learn more about the options available when you buy a townhome or bungalow from Blythwood Homes. There’s no time like the present to get started on your journey to the perfect dream home for quality retirement living. 

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