7 Things You Must Know Before Designing Your New Home

Thinking Of Building A Custom Home?

Discover the secrets to building your perfect home.

5 Simple Steps

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  • Share your ideas, photos, and Pinterest boards with our plan design team to capture the vision for your home.
  • Collaborate with our design team to create a conceptual plan which consists of a floor plan and elevations.
  • Our plan designer will produce a digital 3D model of the exterior of your home to give you a realistic perspective.
  • Our Custom Home Consultant will prepare a preliminary estimate to give you a ballpark idea of the cost to build your home.


  • Collaborate with our design and construction teams to develop detailed plans for building your dream home.
  • Meet with our construction team at your property to evaluate the building site, utilities, driveway, and other aspects of construction.
  • Work with our Custom Home Consultant and engineers to evaluate the soil analysis and foundation design for your home.
  • Experience your home via a virtual reality walk-through and work with our design team to add the final finishing touches.


  • Work with our construction team to see the plans for your home come to life!
  • Your Superintendent and Interior Designer will meet with you regularly throughout the construction process.
  • Our online project management platform gives you the ability to stay informed every step of the way.
  • Final walk through with your Superintendent to verify that everything is completed to your satisfaction.
A couple moving boxes into their new custom home.


  • Meet with our team to become familiar with your Homeowners Information Binder, which includes your homeowner’s warranty, maintenance, and care guide.
  • Become familiarized with your home during a personalized walk-through with your Superintendent.
  • Celebrate with our team as we hand you the keys to your new dream home!

Ongoing Support

  • Our team will meet with you 120 days after you move in to complete our post move-in checklist.
  • Discuss questions about maintenance and care with your superintendent.
  • Receive helpful maintenance tips and correspondence from our team for as long as you live in your home!

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Your dream home is only a phone call away

When you are ready for a builder who understands your family’s dreams and desires, talk to our family at LaFollette Custom Homes. Our team of Custom Home Consultants will guide you through the process from start to finish.