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Working With Sundog

Homebuilding made simple.

​​The best things in life require time, energy, and focus. Building a custom home is no different. Whether you have a plan or are still looking for one, we chart the course and help you enjoy every step of the process.

FAQ: "Does Sundog refer design/build clients to outside architects?"

We discuss your goals & vision

You have a plan

We review your plan

You don't have a plan

We review our plan portfolio

Discussion of timing, budget, financing, & expectations

Overview of our design/build process & project management software

You already own land

Review land details (plat, GIS, etc)

Schedule site meeting

You don't yet own land

We advise on land

Optional referal to Sundog Realty agent

We walk your property together

Discussion of home placement and land usage

Discussion of unique opportunities and/or challenges

Review of the available utilities

You review and sign our Pre-Construction Services Agreement

We define and obtain quotes for engineering, surveying, site work, etc

We customize an existing plan together

We work alongside your architectural designer

We complete architectural drawings and the site plan

Together, we define a list of interior and exterior specifications for budgeting purposes

We estimate approved architectural plans & site plan

We obtain quotes from suppliers & subcontractors

We present you with a complete control estimate for your approval

We finalize construction documents & structural engineering

Together, we execute a contract for construction

You submit an application for a construction loan (if applicable)

We activate your Buildertrend Owner's Portal

You finalize design selections while we pull permits

You attend a pre-construction orientation with your project manager

We clear and grade your property, then install your home's foundation

We frame and dry-in your home, then install rough mechanicals & insulation

You attend a pre-drywall orientation with your project manager

We hang drywall, paint, and then install finish materials, e.g. countertops flooring, and fixtures

We perform in-house quality control inspection

We complete final punch out and cleaning

You attend a pre-settlement orientation (walk-through) with your project manager

You move in!

We setup your warranty access in Buildertrend

Together, we perform a walk-through on day #30

Together, we perform a walk-through in month #11

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