Custom Luxury Log Home & Timber Frame Builder in Boone, Banner Elk, Lake Norman, NC
Custom Log Home Builder Boone Banner Elk Lake Norman North Carolina

"Finally, a simple way to build a log home! Paul and the staff of Old Hickory Log Homes has provided us with the straight forward information that made decisions easy. Everyone who sees our home is astonished by the quality and beauty that a log home can have."

Huntersville, NC



Custom Timber Frame Builder Lake Norman Boone Banner Elk

1. Organize your ideas.
Clip pictures that represent the exterior and interior details that you would like to include in your home to help Old Hickory develop a vision of the home you want to build.

2. Develop an overall budget.
You land development budget should be separate from the budget you set for the completed construction of your home.

3. Visit your Old Hickory Log Home and Construction, Inc. representative
Take a tour of homes and discuss floor plan designs, your budget, log styles and the construction process. Let an experienced builder familiar with a variety of log materials help you make the right selections for you.

4. Pre-qualify with a lender.
Visit with a mortgage company or bank to discuss what construction and/or home mortgage options are available for you. This will give you an idea of whether your budget is in line with the home you want to build. Consult with your Old Hickory representative for our list of financing companies that are experienced with log home lending.

5. Understanding your overall budget costs.
Your Old Hickory representative will carefully review what costs you can expect from every aspect of your project. Having the comfort of a "No Surprises" approach to your turn key building costs helps ensure a pleasant building experience.

6. Choose a floor plan and secure with a deposit.
Make a list of your lifestyle needs and also the "must haves" for your new home. Your Old Hickory representative will help guide you in your plan selection, or suggest the custom plan options that are available.

7. Review any revisions to the plans.
Once your preliminary revisions are completed, go over your plans with your Old Hickory representative. Make changes as needed, but be sure to discuss if your change request affects your overall project costs.

8. Site visit.
Schedule a site meeting with Old Hickory Construction to begin site development plans. This includes lot clearing, grading, driveway, home placement, and improvements such as well and septic requirements.

9. Finalize plans.
Review plans closely for any final adjustments. Sign off on any changes for final construction blueprints.

10. Owner/builders:
Obtain quotes and bids from your subcontractors so you can compile a total project cost. Present this to your financial lender to secure financing.

11. Turnkey clients:
Meet with your Old Hickory representative to select all items and features of your home. We will then supply you with a complete financing package that includes all the plans and specifications that your lender will need to complete your construction loan.

12. Select a closing date with you lender.

13. Select a construction start date.
Owner/builders: Be sure you understand all of your responsibilities so your site will be ready for log delivery. Turnkey clients: Work with Old Hickory Construction to finalize any paperwork needed so we can begin your site development.

14. Get ready to enjoy your new log home.
Whether you choose turn key construction or the owner/builder option, Old Hickory Log Homes and Construction will work hard to make the experience of log home construction a pleasant one!



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