Steps to Build Your Custom Home

Thinking of building a custom home in central North Carolina? Start with these '10 Simple Steps to Build' - then contact Stanton Homes. Our team will introduce you to everything you need to know about the new home construction process - and help you decide if a new custom home is right for your family, budget, and lifestyle.

Step 1 | How to Build a Custom Home


Set Your Consultation

Start with an easy, no-cost consultation and find out how much fun you can have creating your new home through our step-by-step process, with experts by your side from permitting and lot clearing through design, build and final cleaning. You’re going to like the depth of details we provide, to help you meet your goals – and see why Houzz chose Stanton Home three years running as “Best in Design” and “Best in Service.”

Step 2 | How to Build a Custom Home



Finalize Your Floor Plan Design

Stanton Homes are design/build custom. Aside from nearly endless plans to choose from, we can change just about anything. Bigger porch? Changes in the kitchen? Private space for Mom? We create your home for your lifestyle – with focus on functionality, energy efficiency and cost effectiveness. Send me floor plans, now!



Step 3 | How to Build a Custom Home



Get Your Transparent Build Cost

You’re going to like the depth of detail we put in writing about your build costs. You’ll see how high we set the bar with our standards, so that your home will be comfortable and complete, even without adding “extras.” How much does a custom home cost? Click Here!


Step 4 | How to Build a Custom Home



Complete Your Lot Selection and Assessment

Whether you already own a lot or are looking, we provide guidance, build costs and fit of the floor plan you want to build. Ask us how our Lot Assessment works, and find out more about the lot, setbacks, driveway, septic and other site work associated with building your new home. Schedule your lot assessment, here.


Step 5 | How to Build a Custom Home



Meet Your Architectural and Interior Designer

Wondering why the photo tours of Stanton Homes stand out? You’ll have expert help thinking through the incredible amount of choices in your selection process, and design sessions that take place throughout the build on site and at local suppliers and showrooms.


Step 6 | How to Build a Custom Home



Meet Your Project Manager/Builder

You’ll have direct access to your Project Manager/Builder, who will set up meetings with you as your home progresses to talk about what is happening, ask for your input, and answer your questions. Our Project Managers are the envy of the industry – their level of commitment has resulted in National Builder Awards and Certifications that reflect how much they care about your home.


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Step 7 | How to Build a Custom Home



Start Your 24-Hour Access

Your Online Build Portal gives you 24-hour access to progress reports, photos, selections, and the ability to ask questions and communicate directly with your build team. There’s even a calendar to help you track each stage, from foundation, framing, drywall, roofing, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and trim to flooring and final finishes.



Step 8 | How to Build a Custom Home



Take Your New Home Orientation

After your custom home has been completed, we’ll provide a final walk-through with you, to look at everything together. You’ll also receive an orientation binder with a comprehensive maintenance guide to help manage all aspects of your home (with everything you need, down to appliance warranty information).


Step 9 | How to Build a Custom Home



We Follow Up with Quality Assurance

Stanton Homes is a high quality local custom builder, with more than ten years experience building incredible, one-of-a-kind custom homes, working with local build ordinances and inspectors across thirteen counties in Central North Carolina. Our commitment to quality materials, processes and services can be seen in reviews written by the homebuyers we work with.

Step 10 | How to Build a Custom Home



Take Advantage of the Most Extensive Warranty in the Industry

Every Stanton Home has an 18 Month New Home Warranty. Those details we’re putting in writing for you also indicate the trust we have in the high quality materials and technologies we build into your home. We’re so confident in the integrity of our custom homes and customer service standards that we provide builder warranty coverage that’s 50% longer than other new homes.