Steps to Build Your Custom Home

Getting ready to build 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 planning to permitting, building and turnkey completion of your new home. You’re going to like the depth of details we provide, to help you meet your goals – and see why Houzz chose Stanton Home four years running as “Best in Design” and “Best in Service.”

Step 2 | How to Build a Custom Home



Choosing Your Floor Plan

There's more to think about than square footage and the amount of bedrooms, when you consider custom floor plans. We'll give you the information you need to make smart decisions – with focus on functionality, energy efficiency and cost effectiveness. Send me floor plans, now!



Step 3 | How to Build a Custom Home



Find Out What Comes Included

You’re going to like the depth of detail we put in writing about your build costs. See what the Stanton Homes standards are - and prepare to be surprised at how much we focus on comfort and strength in the details we provide about plans, processes and pricing. How much does a custom home cost? Click Here!


Step 4 | How to Build a Custom Home



Assess Your Lot

Your lot's specific requirements can make a difference in what it takes to build your new home. We'll meet you on site as part of the build process, to talk about site work for your home, driveway, well, septic, outdoor entertainment, solar efficiencies, and other build requirements. Find out more about your lot assessment, here.


Step 5 | How to Build a Custom Home



Make Your Selections

Wondering why the photo tours of Stanton Homes stand out? You’ll have expert help thinking through the incredible amount of choices in your build process, with personal interactions all along the way as your home comes together.


Step 6 | How to Build a Custom Home



Meet Your Builder

Your builder will meet with you before your home gets started, and continue a conversation with set meetings throughout the build process. Our level of commitment has resulted in National Builder Awards and Certifications that reflect how much our builders 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 logs, 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



Enjoy Your New Home Orientation

After your custom home has been completed, we’ll take a final walk-through with you, to look at everything together. You’ll also receive a comprehensive maintenance guide to help manage all aspects of your home, including warranty information).


Step 9 | How to Build a Custom Home



Quality Assurance Follow Up

Stanton Homes is a leading high quality local custom builder, with more than a decade of local experience building incredible, one-of-a-kind custom homes across twelve 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



Relax, with the Most Extensive Warranty in the Industry

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 - every custom Stanton Home comes with an 18 Month New Home Warranty. Those details we’re putting in writing for you indicate the trust we have in the high quality materials and technologies we build into your home.