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FAQ Frequently Asked Questions

America’s Home Place has been building custom homes for over four decades. We’re ready to share experience and answer any questions you might have. Answers to our frequently asked questions are below, but if you’d like to talk to a Building Consultant, click here.

PRICING

Each of our locations has specific included features based on extensive market research and local preferences. Please feel free to contact a Building Consultant in your location of interest in order get the information you are looking for.
Since America’s Home Place constructs your home on your property additional building costs are directly related to your land. Typically improvement costs are for land preparation, grading, well, septic, and gravel drive for rural or acreage properties or grading, water line, sewer, gas, and driveway for subdivision or city lots. Your Superintendent or Building Consultant will guide you through the process of putting these allowance costs into the cost of your new home.
After you have found out your buying power (how much home you can afford) your Building Consultant can do a free personalized price quote to show you exact costs on options you want to include in your new home! This free service is very informative for you the customer. Please feel free to contact your Building Consultant to schedule this no cost pricing quote!
Most certainly! Most lenders, including our partner lenders, allow and encourage land/home packages. This dispels the misconception that you must own your land outright to build your new home on it! We’re happy to answer any questions you may have about your property.
At America’s Home Place our motto has been “The Home You Want”. That means you won’t compromise in design, material, or quality, the way you might when buying a used home.

FINANCING

America’s Home Place is not a mortgage lender; however, we do have established relationships with both banks and mortgage brokers which allow us to assist our customers in arranging financing. They strive to assure that their rates and fees are competitive and our customers are always given the option of providing their own financing.
There are three major credit reporting agencies that monitor all consumer credit. Please contact your Lender or Building Consultant for the details on how you can receive your credit report.
In order for you to make a sound buying decision, one of the first things you need to know is how much home you can afford. Your local Building Consultant or your Lender can aid you in finding out how much buying power you have.
Building a new home is different than buying a used one. Our preferred lenders so you can help you ease into this transition. You’ll want to ask about Bridge Loans and Construction Loans.
In order for you to make a sound buying decision, one of the first things you need to know is how much home you can afford. Your local Building Consultant or your Lender can aid you in finding out how much buying power you have.

CUSTOMIZATION

One of the things that make America’s Home Place different/better from most other Builders is that we encourage you to make your home uniquely yours!! Make your plan larger! Move walls! Design that special Master Bedroom retreat! How about that dream kitchen you always wanted! Our Building Consultants along with our CAD (Computer Aided Design) drafters help make your dreams a reality!
Since America’s Home Place’s goal is to build for our customers a compelling priced custom home, the ideal scenario is for you to bring in a picture or plan and see how America’s Home Place can develop and match up your plan into one of the over 80 plans we offer. Our systems allow proper planning and pricing so America’s Home Place can avoid cost overruns thus giving you a custom home without the custom price. Remember we encourage your custom touches! See your Building Consultant for details.
Because America’s Home Place is a true custom homebuilder, you can work with your building consultant to modify your floor plan to suit your needs.
America’s Home Place currently builds in the following states:
At America’s Home Place our motto has been “The Home You Want”. That means you won’t compromise in design, material, or quality, the way you might when buying a used home.
Land costs vary by geography and proximity to large urban centers. The old real estate adage of, “location! location! location!” certainly holds true. A great source to check on land costs in your area is your local Realtor or Building Consultant in one of our locations.
We use tried and true named brand products that have historically shown superior performance for our Homeowners. Some of the names include Delta Faucets, GAF/Elk shingles, Mohawk and Armstrong flooring, Formica, and Wilson Art Counter Tops, Thomas Lighting Products, Sherwin Williams Paints, and the list goes on.

MODEL HOMES

Through the years America’s Home Place has built thousands of homes for thousands of satisfied customers. Many of our customers are kind enough to open their homes to potential homeowners. Also the floor plan you are looking for may be under construction and you may have the opportunity to visit that under construction home. Your local Building Consultant can guide you in seeing the floor plan you may want to see.
We have over man fully furnished model homes at our building center. In addition, your America’s Home Place building consultant can arrange for visits to various homes in progress.

HOUSE PLANS

America’s Home Place is proud to offer over 100 floor plans for our customers to choose from. Many plans offer additional exterior elevations for additional choices for our customers.

WARRANTY

Unlike many builders that pass on their warranties to third party insurance companies, America’s Home Place chooses to warrant our own homes!! When you place a warranty request you are assured that an America’s Home Place employee will be handling your service request not some disinterested person from another state! Another plus is that there are no deductibles attributed to your warranty from America’s Home Place!
We offer the best new home warranty in the industry that includes a third party 10-year structural warranty and a full two years on the mechanicals. Ask your America’s Home Place building consultant for the details.

SITE PREPARATION

A site evaluation is the best way to make sure the home you want fits properly on your land or lot. We provide lot and land evaluations at no cost, or obligation.
America’s Home Place will estimate the costs involved to get your site ready for your new home. Ask your building consultant about having us handle the job for you!