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Steps to build your dream home

AAll of us have a dream home. We all have that desire to dwell in a home that is not only comfortable but also well designed. We want to live in a house where we can get everything we want from rest to recreation. 

Here are the key steps to a successful project

1. Find a building plot

The first question you need to ask yourself is where do you want to live? Explore your preferred area. Drive or even better walk around your selected towns/villages and find a place of your choice within your budget. Also, consider improvements that need to be made to things like roads, walking, and utilities. You must evaluate the area with respect to how convenient it is for you to reach your place of work , for your kids to reach their schools and shops to buy items.

2. Arrange finance

Before you even think of having a house, make sure that you will begin saving money. Saving is preparing for your expenses in building and acquiring a house. You have to make sure that you will not just dream about it but also do something in order to achieve the dream.

When making your budget, of course you’ll begin with what you can afford, and how the cost of your house fits in with your overall plans for the future. In India, the cost of building a house nowadays can range between 1000 RS to 6000 RS per Sq.FT or above

  • Establish a budget first. You should have clear idea of how much you are willing to spend, otherwise there is high possibility that you might exceed your limits. Its always best to design your home plan based on your  finance.
3. Find an Architect and design a plan for your house.

The architect is the one professional who has the education, training, experience, and vision to guide you through the entire design and construction process. Make sure to choose someone who understands your requirements is able to produce thoughtful responses that fit with your budget. Also get approval to build your home with the help of architect from concerned authority.

Architects typically propose solutions that add visual appeal and design for function, flexibility, and timeless designs which adds extra value to the building. Simply put, well-designed homes which have greater satisfaction and resale value over the life of the home.

An Architect can help you create and focus your dream house into a built reality.


4. Get building

You need to select a good building contractor. Choosing someone who is not good at his job can lead to a bad result and can crush your dream too. After finalizing the construction team, start work on the structural shell of your home is an exciting time. Don’t forget to prepare a agreement with your construction team before starting the project.

5. Move into your dream home

You have worked hard and spent months in building your home, you’ll be ready to move in to your dream home. Do not forget to work on the permit to occupy your home. Move in your home and enjoy your stay in your dream house. 

  • It’s the place you get to call home and make uniquely yours.

Comments (02)

  1. Annie
    June 25, 2019

    This is a useful post to know the steps for building my home.

  2. George
    June 25, 2019

    Great !
    Thank you for sharing the information.


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