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If you already own the property you want to build on, you are well on your way to building your dream home! But you may be wondering, how do I get started? The first step is to set up an initial consultation to discuss your project goals and vision.

HiLine Homes’ mission is to build beautiful and affordable custom homes on your prepared property. We’ve developed our building program to provide a streamlined, affordable, and convenient experience that results in the gorgeous home you’ve always wanted, and many of our homeowners generate instant equity.

1. Schedule a Free Home Building Consultation

Since you have your land secured, the first step on the path to your new home is to schedule a meeting with a HiLine Home Consultant to discuss things like design, pricing, and how the construction process works.

What to Expect

The purpose of this consultation is to review your specific circumstances, discuss your project goals and vision, and provide you with an outline of your home building journey. We’ll also discuss our building program, standard and custom home features, and how to work within your budget and timeline, as well as answer any questions you might have.

What to Bring

Our Home Consultants are well-versed in HiLine Homes’ building program, floor plans, and standard features and custom options available to you. They’re also experienced and skilled at assessing your circumstances and helping you determine the right plan for you and your family.

Do you need construction financing? During this appointment, your Home Consultant will connect you with one of our approved lenders based on your circumstances

Be sure to bring all the important information with you about your land, budget, and wishes. We ask that you bring any documents referencing:

  • Property information
  • Details of existing structures
  • Existing land loan information

What You’ll Get Out of It

Our Home Building Consultations are designed to provide you the information you need to get started on your home building journey! You’ll leave your initial consultation with:

  • Home plan guide
  • Price list
  • Estimate for your project
  • Dedicated time to review your specific circumstances
  • An outline of your home building journey

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2. Prepare for Your Consultation

Once you’ve scheduled your Home Building Consultation, the next step is to start browsing our floor plans. We offer a wide range of options, from small single-story homes to larger family homes.

Consider refining your search to the number of bedrooms you’ll need and the dimensions of your lot and build site to help you get started. While browsing the floor plans ahead of time, take note of your favorite floor plans, styles, layouts, and what you desire in your dream home.

Do you feel you need more guidance in selecting a base home plan? Our Home Consultants are very knowledgeable about our home plans and will help guide you to the best plan for your lifestyle and property requirements.

Shell & Super Shell Program Options

Did you know HiLine Homes has three home building programs with different levels of involvement? This could be a good time to consider how much you wish to participate in the construction of your new home. Many of our homeowners are happy with the traditional home building program. Still, some people prefer a more hands-on approach where they get to customize their home by doing the finish work themselves.

If you’d like to have more control over finishing your house the way you like, a Shell or Super Shell package may be right for you. In our Shell program, we’ll get you started by taking care of the:

  • Foundation
  • Framing
  • Roofing
  • Siding
  • Windows
  • Exterior Doors
  • Interior Framing

You can take it from there to finish your home the way you want! Or, our Super Shell program includes all of the above plus:

  • Rough plumbing
  • Rough electrical
  • Insulation
  • Sheetrock

These are great cost-saving options for those looking to participate in the home building process and offer extra control over the latter stages of the process.

3. Develop a Budget or Seek Financing

With our years of experience and industry connections, we’ve helped thousands of families secure financing for the construction of their dream home. Our team of experts maintains a list of Approved Lenders who may use the final appraisal value of your home to help you qualify for up to 100% financing*.

Get in touch with a HiLine Home Consultant today for more information about developing a budget and securing financing or fill out our easy-to-use Loan Prequalification Form to get started.

4. After The Home Building Consultation

It is possible that soon after your home building consultation, you’ll have a few more questions or want clarification on a topic. Now you have an established team of resources to help you through your questions and the entire home building progress. Please feel free to reach out to us. We are happy to help!

Once you’ve had your consultation and taken the necessary steps to verify that your land is suitable for on-your-lot construction, it’s time to order your home and begin the site development process.

When you feel confident in the suitability of your property, the floor plan, and financing, the next step is to order your home. After you order your HiLine Home, we will engineer your home specifically for your property location and provide you with the documentation to start the process for your building permit application and, if necessary, the closing of your construction loan.

Frequently Asked Questions about Land

How many acres do you need to build a house?

You don’t need acreage to build a home on your own land. A ¼-acre lot may work just fine if the dimensions of the property and setbacks allow for the homesite. Choosing the right floor plan and the appropriate orientation for your home becomes more important with a smaller lot, but you don’t need a ton of land to build your dream home!

What do you need on your land to build a house?

The site development includes, but is not limited to, acquiring building permits, excavation and clearing of property in preparation for the foundation, bringing utilities to the home, and more. As with any profession, those in the building industry rely on their preferred experts for each task during the development phase. You can rely on our knowledge and resources as an industry leader. Our Pre-Construction team is here to assist you through these steps.

How much does it cost to build a house on your land?

The best way to determine the cost of building your new home is to schedule a free home building consultation. Our knowledgeable Home Consultants will review the process of building a new home and answer your questions. During the consultation, we will review the total project cost. The cost of building a home on your land can vary substantially depending on factors like the size and location of your property, home plan, and cost of utilities. For example, if your land doesn’t already have utilities, you’ll want to factor in the cost of bringing them to the site.

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