Our homes typically take between 7 and 14 months to build, depending on the size, design and complexity of the home and building site.
Square footage, bedrooms and bathrooms, site conditions, location and architectural details.
The builder, architect, and owner relationship should be built by considering all these at one time. A builder can help an architect with site elements, material selections, and providing budget guidance. While we have many home designs to choose from that can be modified, selecting an architect early in the design or home plan phase will allow you and the builder to collaborate immediately and move your project forward. We have architect recommendations, and did you know? We have three accredited architects on our team, just ask us!
The decision to commit to a project requires careful thought by a builder and landowner. The right fit of people and schedule is important. Before committing to a project we carefully vet our subs, vendors, and resources, so we can provide guidance on a realistic start time and completion date.
Financing options vary from project to project. We recommend partnering with a lender with a proven custom home process. Generally, a 20% down payment is required. Did you know that sometimes the equity in your land can be applied to your down payment? As us for our custom home referral list.
Kittitas County and east King County near I90. Ask us if we are building near you!
- Who will be my point of contact throughout the build?
- Who on your team is working on my project?
- How am I kept updated on the project?
- How much time will you need from me?
- What is your team's experience in projects like ours?
- What is your building philosophy?
- What are the biggest considerations in meeting customer expectations?
In short, Trailside does not 'self-perform'. We feel it is a conflict of interest to expect you to utilize an in house carpentry, or framing, or foundation team. Instead, we find the best combination of quality, schedule, and price for all subcontractors and vendors. In this way, you can see us as your 'owners rep' or overseeing your project, on your behalf, rather than as a means to keep our crews busy. With this mindset, our team can find, manage, and if necessary replace subs and vendors if a problem arises.