Five Tips for Success When Building a Custom Home
From finances to finishing details, there are important things to know before the building process begins. Building a custom home can be one of the most exciting times of your life, but it can also be a frustrating experience if you’re unprepared or uninformed, or if you choose the wrong builder. Here are five tips to keep in mind if you’re planning to build a custom home.
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Having served Hilton Head Island & Bluffton since 1982, the Cambridge Building Company is familiar to many locals. Throughout the Lowcountry, you'll see the fruits of our labor. Oceanfront. Marshfront. Perched along rivers. Nestled into some of the best parcels on the many plantations and golf lots.
Special places require special attention and expertise. Building a home requires a strong relationship between you, your architect and your builder. We are absolutely committed to a personalized process where realizing your vision isn't a struggle of wills, but rather an enjoyable and satisfying experience. That's the Cambridge difference.
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We have been in our new home a few months now and wanted to let you know that we appreciate more than ever what a great job you did for us. We are really pleased with the design and construction of our home. It is even more enjoyable and livable than we hoped. We receive endless compliments from everyone who sees it.
Building our “Dream House” has been a wonderful experience. Choosing Cambridge as the builders was definitely the right choice! Everyone was such a help. The design phase with Frank was lots of fun. Also, our superintendent did a great job implementing different pictures I showed them. We were particularly grateful to have the help of Frank for the entire project. We never had to worry about not being around as he was on top of everything. Seeing everything come together the last few weeks has been thrilling. We love our house! Again, we thank the many people involved with this project; Cambridge exceeded our expectations.
I have been remiss in not letting you know how pleased we are with our home. As we approach our first anniversary of taking possession, we continue to be delighted with the house, particularly the quality of its workmanship. You, along with your team, were instrumental in guiding us through what was an unfamiliar process. At every stage of that process, we were both impressed and pleased.
Thank you for your part in helping us make a good first impression for the Chechessee Creek Club Golf Course Dedication. The efforts and professionalism of your company did not go unnoticed. The commitment of manpower to get the interim pro-shop done in a tight timeframe and the cooperative attitude of your site foreman was appreciated by Chechessee Creek Club staff and the other contractors who at the end had to work nearly on top of each other. The results have been well received. You have gotten us off to a good start!
The committee and I want to thank you for working so closely with us during the construction process. The new home you built is a great addition to the community and I personally have received many compliments on how beautiful it is. It has been a pleasure working with the Cambridge staff on this project.
We wish to express our thanks to you and entire Cambridge family for your professional and patient attention to detail. One often hears that the [custom] building process can be nightmarish. But those who say that must have worked with other builders. Our experience with your team was extremely positive. We thoroughly enjoyed working with Doug Menzies during the past many months. He has done an excellent job on this very challenging project and has been responsive and communicative every step of the way. Likewise, we appreciate the professional and patient attention of Andrea Farmer, and Wayne Smith as we maneuvered through the building process. Thanks again for the wonderful house that we are proud to call home.