- New Builds/ Homes & Properties For Sale In Lethbridge, Alberta
Building a home is usually a once in a lifetime opportunity and this is such an exciting time to build! To become close to everything you have ever wanted down to the finest of details in location, design, colours and features to make your visions and dreams become reality. If you are wanting to build a new home, I am the gal for you!! With a combined of 35 years off selling new homes with Daytona Homes, Galko Homes and Ashcroft homes, selling windows for All Weather Windows and going to school for Interior Design. I have helped first time home buyers, break down the process, navigate the terminology and feel confident about their decisions. I have helped investors find a great property and worked out their rate of return on investment, so they know it is the right decision, and I have helped families select the perfect custom design, select everything building their dream homes, make their vision, budget and nerves stay intact and on course.
- Things to Think about
Location! Location! Location!
Once you’ve settled on the idea that you are going to build a house, the first step is to decide where you’re going to put it. Choosing the right spot a pretty big deal.
Things to think about when choosing a location to build:
Communities – Do you have kids or thinking of starting a family? Do you want parks and walking paths near by?
Schools– If you have kids then school location is very important! Lethbridge school division follows a strict zoning process where your children HAVE to go to the school that is zoned for your area where you live.
– This may play a role in where you decide to build if it is important to you and your family to be closely surrounded by a certain religious community. There are a few religious schools in the city of Lethbridge and you may want to be close to them for easy accessibility.
Friends and Family– Some people need and rely on family and friends as pillars of support. Having a strong network of supportive family and friends near by can truly help our day to day lives!
Shopping Accessibility– Most people love having quick access to groceries stores and shopping centers. Proximity to shops is an important factor to consider when finding a location to build your home. Not to mention, building near shopping malls, grocery stores and other commercial businesses gives your home a greater Return-On-Investment (ROI).
Work – Commuting to work can add another layer of stress to your day
Here in Lethbridge we are lucky that it takes no longer then 20 minutes to get anywhere in the city. However, it is very important to some people to find a home as close as possible to where thy work. Doing so minimizes commuting stress and longer hours away from home!
- Design – The Fun and Exciting part!
When deciding on a design and floor plan for your home it is important to work with a drafting and design professional. So many things come into play when building a New home, required size of rooms, Window placement, Storage, Recreational Space, like hot tub location, function of garage and size, Exterior entertaining space, Work space, Kids space to play etc.
Walkout, pot filler, Beam features, Tray ceilings, Vault water closets, Mezzanine storage in your garage, Automatic watering system for your plants, Exterior Christmas lights, Deck material, exterior materials, and the list goes on…
- How does your Family utilize the home and space?
Do you need office space? Do you normally entertain a lot? (one day soon, hopefully), Do you craft or do art? Are you a Car guy? Do you want a skating rink in the back yard in the winter? Fire pit outside?
These are all things to think about when designing your new home!
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