Steps In the Homebuying Process from Newcastle Homes
Steps in the Homebuying Process: Newcaslte Homes
From start to finish, it is our goal to create a seamless homebuilding experience. We work hard to earn your trust by providing the resources, support and industry experience to inspire you and help you make educated decisions about your most important purchase. You will start with a talented sales professional tasked with assisting you in selecting the right home-site and floorplan for you and follow the progress right up until closing of your Newcastle Home.
Step 1: Why Newcastle Homes?
Selecting the right builder for you is an important decision and we work hard to be a front runner in your decision by offering well built, quality homes in the very best locations. We select top quality products and partner with name brands you have come to know like Sherwin Williams, Shaw, Maytag, Kohler and Delta and then back it all with a solid warranty program. Owner Glenn Siddle created Newcastle Homes, named after his father’s hometown of Newcastle England, in 1997. Since driving that first nail, he has gone on to build dream homes for over 1500 owners all over Alabama.
Step 2: Friendly Neighborhoods
We adhere to the old saying in real estate, “Location, Location, Location” when selecting communities in which to offer Newcastle Homes. We work hard behind the scenes, securing the most highly sought after locations, close to award winning schools, restaurants, shopping, and great neighborhood parks. In each community we strive to offer interesting streetscapes, sidewalks, landscaped common areas, thoughtful spacing, and beautifully landscaped entrances to welcome you home!
When selecting communities in which to offer Newcastle Homes we adhere to the old saying in real estate, “Location, Location, Location.” We work hard behind the scenes to secure the most highly sought after locations, close to award winning schools, restaurants, shopping, and great neighborhood parks. In each community we strive to offer interesting streetscapes, sidewalks, landscaped common areas, thoughtful spacing, and beautifully landscaped entrances to welcome you home!
Step 3: Choose a Plan & Homesite
Your first step in building a home, is deciding which homesite you want to build your new home on. Our expert Sales Professionals assist you in selecting the right plan on the right homesite for you. Every Newcastle Homes community offers a wide homeplan selection by award winning designers! Each plan has been carefully chosen to fit beautifully into the community and promise open, airy spaces that live well.
Every Newcastle Homes community offers a wide homeplan selection by award winning designers! Each plan is carefully chosen to reflect open, airy spaces with a modern sense of lifestyle living. Our expert Sales Professionals will help you choose just the right homesite and homeplan that beautifully matches your ideal dream home.
Step 4: Paperwork (Documentation?) Documents
Upon selecting the perfect homesite and plan, your Newcastle Sales Professionals assist you in getting documents prepared to build your new home. Along with your Project Manager, they oversee the process and home construction, guiding you from start to finish!
Once you have decided on the perfect plan and homesite, it is time to finalize your Sales Agreement. Your Newcastle Sales Professional prepares paperwork to place your plan and homesite under contract. Once your paperwork is finalized, a Sales Professional oversees the home construction process, guiding you from start to finish!
Step 5: Mortgage (Select a Lender?)
Newcastle is partnered with well-known, local lenders to provide excellent mortgage services. We did our Homework! Our lender partners are the best in the business, known for their great services and even better mortgage programs and rates, they are prepared to help you select the right loan product to fit your needs and then see it through to an on time closing!
Step 6: Designing Your New Home
Get ready to have some fun! Our Design Studio was created to spark your imagination! We work hard to curate the best products to fit a wide variety of styles and budgets. You’ll also enjoy the services of a Professional Designer working hard to help you bring your ideas to life throughout your home.
Step 7: Breaking Ground
Newcastle Homes works quickly behind the scenes ordering materials and securing permits to begin construction on your new home. It is very exciting to see your new home foundation as your home begins to take shape!
Step 8: Framing & Rough-in Stage
After completing the foundation, Newcastle Homes frames your new home. We begin roughing in electrical, HVAC, and plumbing components. Your new home also receives a number of important municipal inspections during this time.
Step 9: Insulation & Sheetrock Stage
At this stage, your home comes to life! Rooms begin to take shape and you can actually begin to visualize furniture placement.
Step 10: Interior Trim Installation
All of the gorgeous finishes you choose at your Design Appointment begin to arrive in your new home. Paint, Cabinets, Tile, Hardwoods, Countertops and Lighting are installed as we work hard to finish construction on your new home.
Step 11: Closing Date Assignment
Once Cabinets are installed, a closing date is assigned. Time to make moving plans, contact your lender, (if applicable) and lock interest rate.
Step 12: New Home Orientation
Two weeks prior to closing, a Newcastle Homes Quality Assurance Representative conducts a very informative Home Orientation with you. This appointment is designed to teach you about the inner workings, care, and maintenance of your new home. You also have an opportunity to discuss any fit and finish concerns you may have.
Step 13: Final Walk
The Final Walk Through for your new home is conducted one to two days prior to your close date. The goal of the walk through is to insure you are satisfied with your Newcastle Home before going to closing.
Step 14: Closing Day!
Closing Day has arrived! Your closing appointment generally takes about one hour and is the final step to ownership. Remember to bring your driver’s license with you. After closing you are finally able to move in! Congratulations! We hope your Newcastle Home brings you years of joy and service.