What You Can Expect During the Home Building Process

Committing to a new home build or renovation is a massive undertaking, but the end result is always worth it.

There are a lot of moving parts, and even with an expert team on the job, the homeowner(s) bears some responsibility. Thankfully, we do all the heavy lifting and never leave our clients out through the entire process– from choosing the perfect floor plan to be putting on the finishing touches.

Here are some things you can expect during the home building process so you feel prepared when you are ready to build your dream home on the New Jersey coastline.

Arial shot of Monmouth County coastline with custom homes

Choose Your Destination Location

Renovations are fairly straightforward because there is already an existing framework to repurpose. If you’ve chosen to start from scratch, you’ll need to decide whether you want to build on your own lot or within a builder-owned subdivision. Keep in mind that if you’re not building on your property, you may need to consult with a legal professional to get your project across the finish line. Otherwise, we’re happy to do all the legwork for you!

Express Your Enthusiasm

While our team is well versed when it comes to the latest trends and techniques in home building, it’s not a one-way street. We will be with you every step of the way and are just as excited when it comes to things like the floor plan, building materials, choice of hardware, and more. This is YOUR dream home, and you should be fully focused on attention to detail but never worry we are always one step ahead of you. Our job is to bring your vision to fruition by providing you with the information you need to make an informed decision. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or uncertain, don’t hesitate to ask questions. Painting a detailed picture of what you envision will give us an understanding of how to provide you with the most value.

Staircase detail used by NJ custom home builder

Have an Open Mind

We know that waiting for your dream home isn’t the easiest task, but it’s all worth the wait. Building a new home with a deep level of customization takes time. You should always consider the possibility of a setback from factors outside of your contractor’s control, like change orders, supply delays, or foul weather. It’s not uncommon for homeowners to shake it up or get inspired by new ideas during the process. Take our advice: you don’t want to rush perfection.

We don’t believe in taking any shortcuts when it comes to quality custom home building and home restoration. That’s why we are committed to making sure you’re “in the know” every step of the way. We do our best to provide each client with ample lead time for decisions and product selection to ensure the project stays on course and within budget.

Outdoor shower for NJ custom home

Remember – undergoing this major life decision isn’t going to be easy or quick, but it’s arguably one of the best choices you’ll make. Bold actions require heavy communication and commitment, and only the most courageous homeowners are willing to take the leap. Be sure you’re working with a team you trust so there is no doubt in your mind that the finished product will exceed your expectations. Stay focused on the end game and rest assured that all of your hard work will pay off!


Monetti Custom Homes specializes in custom home design, custom home construction, and custom home renovation along the beautiful New Jersey coastline. For more information, contact us here. Please call to speak to a specialist at 732.223.7949

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