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What Does a New Home Construction Timeline Look Like? November 14, 2017

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What Does a New Home Construction Timeline Look Like?, Chillicothe, Ohio

If you’re interested in new home construction, you’ll need to consider how long it will take for a custom builder to craft your design from scratch. From start to finish, your project will depend on a variety of factors, including size, structural amenities, additional features, and the time of year you choose to build. Here’s a comprehensive timeline for your new home.

Beginner’s Guide to New Home Construction

Creating a Concept: 2 to 4 Weeks

It’s important to meet with your builders to discuss your expectations for your new home. It might take some time for you to gather information and samples for your vision, so one month is a good time frame to do your research, so you know what you want.

Crafting Your Design: 2 Weeks

After you’ve shared your concept with your builders, they will help you craft schematic drawings and design plans to create a realistic picture of what the final product will look like. You might want to leave some time for this in case you want to make any changes after seeing your concepts on paper. Many companies also offer a selection of premade designs.

Getting a Permit: 2 to 4 weeks

New homes can be built in many different places, but, once you’ve found your dream lot, you will still need to receive proper approvals and permits from the Home Owner’s Association. The time it takes to get a permit will usually depend on how long it will take to clear the lot and build the home.

Preconstruction: 1 to 2 months 

new home constructionBefore new home construction can begin, the project manager and designer must communicate to ensure the interior and exterior elements of the house work together. The project manager organizes the builders, and the designer works with the contractors to ensure all materials are gathered and aesthetics are achieved.

Construction: 4 to 16 months

If you opt for a custom home, the construction process will take considerably longer due to the variety of specialized factors and personal touches. Premade designs can take as little as four months depending on the size and complexity of the architecture.


If you’re looking for a trusted partner to build your dream home, contact R & J Custom Home Builders in Chillicothe, OH. They guide their clients through the new home construction process from concept to completion and bring their dream houses into the real world. Visit their website to see their available services, or give them a call at (740) 703-9242 to get started on a construction project.

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