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Building Your Southwest Florida Dream: A Guide to Custom Home Construction

By April 11, 2024May 16th, 2024No Comments
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Southwest Florida invites many to put down roots with its sugar-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and endless sunshine. For those seeking to retire to the Sunshine State or raise their family here, a custom-built home designed for their specific needs and desires is a must. But how does the process unfold? At Frey & Son Homes we walk our clients through every step of the way. Here’s a roadmap of what to expect for our clients embarking on their custom homebuilding journey with us at Frey & Son.

Laying the Groundwork

Finding the Perfect Team: Frey & Son Homes has been building in Southwest Florida for over 50 years. We have a proven track record for building high quality, custom residences that capture your vision while providing a safe and well-built home for generations to come.

Site Selection: Southwest Florida offers a diverse landscape from waterfront estates to golf course communities. We have experience building from Punta Gorda to Marco Island which encompasses a large geographical area with plenty of variety. Our area has a lot for everyone, and Frey & Son will happily assist our clients in the selection process.

Vision Takes Shape

Design & Budget Planning: The journey with Frey & Son starts at our beautiful Model Home Center in Cape Coral. Here you can walk through two of the many floor plans we offer. After getting a feel for the quality of our homes we can then find a model that fits what you envision. Once you choose the floorplan you like best, we discuss lifestyle needs and must-have features like a flex space or pool.

Material Selections: This is where your custom home truly takes shape. From high-impact windows and expansive glass doors to premium finishes like marble countertops and custom cabinetry, the choices you make define the overall feel and functionality of your home. Frey & Son has a dedicated selection studio showcasing a wide variety of top-of-the-line materials.

From Blueprint to Reality

Permitting: Once you select your floor plan and finishes, Frey & Son handles securing the necessary permits and approvals from local authorities. This includes structural engineering plans ensuring your home meets all safety and building codes specific to Southwest Florida’s unique coastal environment. Once permits have been issued, you can watch as your vision turns into reality!

Frey & Son prioritizes clear and consistent communication with our clients. We will keep you informed throughout the construction process to ensure you are always in the loop.

The Finishing Touches

Final Inspections & Walk-Throughs: Once construction is complete, a series of inspections are conducted to confirm adherence to building codes and safety standards. A final walkthrough with Frey & Son allows you to address any minor details before move-in day.

Building a custom home in Southwest Florida is an exciting and rewarding experience. By choosing Frey & Son Homes and understanding the different phases involved, you can ensure a smooth and successful journey towards realizing your dream waterfront estate or tranquil golf course retreat. Contact us today to talk about the next steps!