Nothing is more exciting than getting your dream home built! Most likely, you have already put in a lot of planning and thought into this big project, and you are now ready to pick a homebuilder.

Choosing a homebuilder is an essential part of turning your dream home into a reality, and is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make throughout the entire homebuilding process. Having your home built is a huge investment, so you have to choose carefully whom you’ll partner with. Your choice of builder will affect all aspects of your experience – not to mention the quality of your home!

There are so many homebuilders out there, with an assortment of portfolios and experience levels, so weeding the good ones from the dubious is not that simple. Where do you start? How can you determine if a homebuilder that has great qualities, so that you are confident that your project is in good hands?

There are essential qualities that great homebuilders share. Let us at Hogan Homes help you make the right choice with these tips.

Choose a homebuilder who is:

  1. Knowledgeable and experienced

Here’s an uncomfortable fact: almost anybody can claim to be a builder. This means that unfortunately, potential homeowners don’t have a lot of protection, and many fall victims to unfortunate homebuilder horror stories. You don’t want to be anyone’s guinea pig, since homebuilding is a huge investment of money, time, and effort.

Quality homebuilding can only be learned by experience – and the more experience a homebuilder has, the better. You want a homebuilder who has been in the business for decades, you want a builder who has a diverse portfolio, and you want a homebuilder who has a history of happy customers. This only means that they are doing something right!

Good to know: Hogan Homes has been building quality homes for about 50 years.

  1. Reputable

With experience comes a proven track record. Choose a homebuilder that has a stellar reputation with past collaborators and clients. Why? Because healthy relationships are the lifeblood of the construction business. This will help ensure that your project is completed to the highest standard.

Good to know: Voted Corpus Christi’s “Best of the Best” in design, exteriors, energy efficiency and so much more, it’s easy to see why Home Builder, Hogan Homes has been preferred 10-to-1 by homebuyers in the Coastal Bend over the last decade.

  1. Quality-Focused

In construction, there should be no cutting corners. Choose a homebuilder whose standards in quality match or exceed your own. This will spare you mistakes that need to be re-fixed, or the cost of work that has to be re-done. A great homebuilder will never budge on quality and stays up-to-date with the best building materials and methods, which all translates to a longer-lasting and a higher-performing home for you.

Good to know: When you choose a Hogan home, you’re choosing the latest and greatest in efficient, green home design. Every Hogan home is built with our HYBRID HOME standards that blend the latest innovations with superior quality.

  1. Stands by their work with a Home Warranty

A good home builder is committed to you, and it should not end the day you move in. A great home warranty will tell you that the homebuilder is willing to stand by their work.

Good to know: Hogan Homes works hard to make sure that you are happy with your home, and that you will enjoy it for years to come. Hogan Homes offers a home warranty on craftsmanship and manufactured products for your first year, and beyond that, we offer manufacturer warranties on most everything in your home. Plus, our brick exteriors are easy to maintain, and you get a 10-year structural and foundational warranty, the StrucSure Home Warranty.

  1. A Choice of Finishes to Make Your Home Uniquely Yours

The best part about building your own home is adding your personal touch. And before you get to furnish, you can enjoy finishing your new Hogan Home with a range of finish options from the color of your brick, stone or exterior paint colors; the finish of your cabinetry; your choice of flooring whether it be tile, vinyl plank flooring or super plush carpeting. And then, there’s always the fun of choosing your lighting, appliances and hardware. Hogan Homes is unique in that it offers it’s new homebuyers plenty of choice and selections of quality materials and products to your new home uniquely yours.

We hope that these tips on choosing a homebuilder has given you more confidence in choosing the right homebuilder for you. We at Hogan Homes know how important these qualities are because we have built our business around these values right from the start! We consider ourselves as advocates for our potential homeowners. We are more than happy to be your resource if you are considering building a home. Feel free to talk to our team! We’d love to hear how we might be of help.



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