1. Preliminary Concept Meeting
-We Will Schedule A Meeting To Discuss Your Needs—In Person Or By Phone. At this point we will determine if you have a lot or a need help with finding a perfect lot that will fit your new home. “Golden Magnolia Inc has a licensed real-estate agent readily available to assist with selling or buying any real-estate, and if construction contract signed your real-estate service fee will be only 4%” Bring Any Information You May Have Assembled, Including The Home Questionnaire And Any Other Drawings, Sketches, Brochures, Pictures, Magazine Articles You May Have Assembled. -We Will Review All Aspects Of Your New Home And Establish Your Budget And Refer You To A Financing Entity If You Do Not Already Have One. -All Of Your Documents, Including Drawings, Contracts, Specification, Etc, Will Be Sent To You In PDF Or Other Applicable Electronic Format For Your On-Line Review And Markup Thereby Creating A High Level Of Interaction With A Minimum Level Of In-Convenience.
2. Planning And Design
-During This Phase, Your Home Design Is Refined And Completed. Progress Drawings Are Submitted To You For Review And Markup. -Sign A Design/Planning Agreement With Golden Magnolia. Where Will You Build? The Land/Lot You Select For Your New Home Is The First Consideration In The Design Process. -Develop Floor Plans Or Choose From One Of Ours. -Approve Final Drawings. -Authorize Golden Magnolia To Begin The Bid Process. -Accept Bids And Determine A Final Budget. -Review A Detailed Construction Schedule.
3. Final Pricing And Contract Execution
-At This Phase Your Drawings Are Complete, Your Colors, Cabinets, Appliances, And Flooring Are Selected, Your Final Pricing Is Completed, And Your Financing Is In Place. -We Are Now Ready Execute Your Contract And Proceed To Permitting Your New Home.* We Can Refer You To Lenders We Have Worked With In The Past, Who Specialize In Construction Loans, If Needed.
-Building Department: Now The Permitting Package For Your New Home Is Submitted To The Building Department And Any Other Agency Required For Construction Permitting. -Unfortunately Every City And County Is Different And Has Varying Permitting Response Times. Time For Your Home’s Permit Should Vary From 3 To 6 Weeks.
-During The Construction Phase, You Are Kept Informed Of Progress Through Digital Progress Photos And As-Needed On -Line Correspondence.
-Your Active Involvement May Be Needed For Some Phases Of The Construction Process : Pre-Drywall Inspection : Your Presence Is Optional At The Job site For This Phase.
-When The Framing And MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) Rough-In’s Are Completed, We May Schedule A Job site Meeting And Together We Thoroughly Inspect The Home Prior To The
Drywall Being Installed. -Specific Items We Will Be Inspecting Include Not Only General Overall Conformance To The Plans And Design, But Specifically Plumbing, Electrical, HVAC, And Technology Installations To Ensure Your Home Is Complete To This State, And To Allow For Easy Modifications Or Last Minute Changes You May Desire Before Wallboard Covers Up All The Wall Cavities. -Completion Walk-Through Inspection : Your Presence Is Mandatory For This Phase. -At The Conclusion Of Construction And Before You Move In, We Schedule A Job site Meeting And ConductA Walk-Thru. During This Meeting, Together We Inspect Your Entire Home Room By Room, Scope Of Work To Insure Your Home Is Move-In Ready. -At The Conclusion Of This Inspection, We Confirm Your Move-In Date, Finalize Any Financial Transactions And Completion Documents, Then Any Punch-List Items Generated From The Walk-Thru Are Coordinated With The Subs To Be Completed Prior To Your Move-In Date.
6. Closing & Move-In
-Closing/Move- In: Your Home Is Complete, All Last Minute Items Are Complete, The Local Building Department Has Completed The Final Inspection And Has Issued The Certificate Of Occupancy, -Your Homeowners Insurance Policy Is In Place, The Lender Has Made His/Her Final Inspection And Disbursement.
-Closing Papers Are Signed, The Deed Is Issued, And You Are Now Ready To Move In.
Please Note: Above is the general sample of the construction process. Each individual project is unique and may require additional steps and or time.