The Process


  • Select lot.
  • Meet with builder to make changes to plans.
  • Builder prices out “extras” that clients require.
  • Builder and customer review & sign specs, extras, plans, builder contract, BHHS contract.

This stage typically takes approximately one month.



  • Request permit from city (2-3 weeks).
  • Stake lot.
  • Meet with interior designer for initial planning session.

This stage typically takes 2-3 weeks.


Building Process:

Stage 1 – Foundation

Customer submits selections for roof color, plumbing fixtures, windows, front door, & fireplace.

Stage 2 – Framing:

Customer has electrical and cabinet walkthrough. Customer submits selections for exterior brick & stone, appliances, & garage doors.

Stage 3- Rough-ins (plumbing, wiring, duct work):

Customer submits selections for cabinets (& knobs), granite countertops, flooring, trim, door hardware color, light fixtures, deck, fireplace stone & iron balusters.

Stage 4 – Drywall:

Customer submits selections for interior/exterior paint & cabinet stain color.

Stage 5 – Trim & Paint:

Customer has landscaping walkthrough. Customer submits selections for mirrors, shower enclosure, & doorknobs.

Stage 6 – Finishes

Stage 7 – Final punch-out (taking care of the little things)

This stage typically takes 8 months.



  • Customer submits a list of warranty items to builder 1 month after closing and again at 11 months after closing.