Custom Home Builders in Maryland
Owings Brothers Contracting is a custom home builder that employs skilled artisans with vast experience, who can create the look you desire with fine craftsmanship. Whether custom-made cabinetry and shelving built-ins, arches, exquisite detail trim or a variety of other possibilities, we can build your custom home or luxury remodel. We are a full-service General Contractor with over 35 years of construction experience. Call us to discuss your new custom home.
Design Build or Your Architectural Plans – We Are A Custom Home Builder
Custom Homes are as varied in style and structure as each client’s taste. We can build your desired home based on your architectural plans or through our Design-Build services. In planning your new home one of the first things you should consider is whether you will work with a custom home builder or a production builder. Both are great options and with each, you can acquire a good home for your family. The greatest difference will be in regards to how many individual choices you desire to make during the construction process.
Production home builders tend to build in a community with many homes and offer a limited selection of home plans to choose from with a limited choice of personalized options. Whereas a custom home builder usually builds on an individual lot and creates a one-of-a-kind home based on the homeowner’s specifications.
See below information to help in choosing your home building option:
- Can offer land and home as a package
- Limited home designs
- Set selection of options for products
- Set pricing
- You choose the lot to build upon
- You choose the floor plan by an independent architect or allow the builder to design one to your specifications
- Each decision for all options are made by you
- Pricing is dependent on your choices
Many believe that custom homes are usually large and expensive, but a custom home can be whatever size and shape you desire. As for the expense, your choices made for floor plan and the products installed are the driving factor. The key is to establish a realistic budget and stick to it. Many times unexpected costs can rise with unforeseen items with the land, septic, well, excavation and county codes. Make sure zoning and land restrictions are researched with your builder prior to starting to help avoid undesired surprises.
In regards to a production home, there is an opportunity for fewer surprises. The builder has done his homework on the property in which the community is being built and has fine-tuned the construction process. They know the building materials they will need and can lock into bulk pricing, making a production home an affordable option.