FAQ

What is the process of building a custom home with your company?

At FaverGrayHomes, we specialize in building extraordinary, fully customized homes that are tailored to exceed our customers’ expectations. Read about our Process.

How long does it typically take to build a custom home?

On average, the construction process for a custom home typically spans 12 to 15 months, beginning from the moment the design is finalized and the necessary permits are obtained, and ending with the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy (CO).

Can you help with the design and architectural aspects of the custom home?

Certainly! We offer assistance with the design and architectural aspects of your custom home. We have a team of vetted architects available to collaborate with you. However, if you have your own design team, we are open to working with them as well. In such cases, we will carefully review their documents to ensure accuracy and compliance with building codes.

What is your approach to incorporating energy-efficient features into custom homes?

Our approach to incorporating energy-efficient features into custom homes encompasses several key elements. We focus on integrating innovative design concepts that maximize energy efficiency. Additionally, we strive to incorporate fully integrated smart home systems that optimize energy usage. Our designs also prioritize light security measures and data management to further enhance energy efficiency within the home.

How do you ensure the quality and craftsmanship of the homes you build?
Do you have a portfolio of past custom home projects that we can review?
Absolutely, review our Portfolio here.
Can you provide references or testimonials from previous clients?
Yes, read our Client Experiences here.
How do you handle budget management during the construction process?

We prioritize effective budget management throughout the construction process by emphasizing clear communication and transparency. This involves maintaining open lines of communication with our clients, providing regular updates on budget status, and ensuring that any changes or adjustments are promptly discussed and agreed upon. By fostering transparency, we aim to ensure that our clients are well-informed and involved in the budget management process every step of the way.

Do you have a network of trusted subcontractors and suppliers?

Yes, we have established a reliable network of trusted subcontractors and suppliers. We carefully select our subcontractors based on their qualifications and expertise to ensure that they meet our high standards of quality and efficiency. By working with cost-efficient and qualified subcontractors, we strive to deliver exceptional results while maintaining competitive pricing for our clients. Our strong relationships with suppliers also enable us to source high-quality materials and resources for each project.

Are you licensed, bonded, and insured?

Yes, we are licensed, bonded, and insured. We hold all the necessary licenses required to operate in our industry, providing you with the assurance that our services meet the required legal and professional standards. Our bonding ensures financial protection for our clients in the event of any unforeseen circumstances. Additionally, our comprehensive insurance coverage offers further protection and peace of mind throughout the duration of the project.

Can you assist with obtaining the necessary permits and approvals for the custom home construction?

We can assist you with the process of obtaining the necessary permits and approvals for your custom home construction. Our team takes care of handling all the paperwork, coordinating with the relevant authorities, and ensuring that all required permits and approvals are obtained in a timely manner. You can rely on us to navigate the permit acquisition process efficiently, allowing you to focus on other aspects of your project with peace of mind.

How do you handle any unexpected challenges or changes that may arise during the construction process?

We approach unexpected challenges or changes during the construction process by promptly addressing them in collaboration with the owner, design team, and subcontractors. Our goal is to find the most cost-efficient and time-sensitive solutions that do not compromise the project schedule or the final aesthetics of the residence. Through open communication and a proactive mindset, we strive to mitigate any potential disruptions and ensure a smooth construction process. Our team is experienced in problem-solving and adapting to unforeseen circumstances to deliver successful outcomes.

Can you provide guidance on selecting materials, finishes, and fixtures for the custom home?

Absolutely! We can provide valuable guidance in selecting materials, finishes, and fixtures for your custom home. We have preferred suppliers and can connect you with an experienced interior designer who can offer expert advice on creating the desired aesthetic and functionality for each space. Additionally, we can recommend showrooms for you to visit, where you can explore a wide range of options and make informed decisions. Whether it’s flooring, countertops, lighting, plumbing fixtures, or any other aspect of your home, we are here to assist you in selecting the best options that align with your vision and preferences.

What sets your company apart from other custom home builders in the area?

By focusing on communication, attention to detail, and problem-solving, we differentiate ourselves as a trusted and reliable custom home builder dedicated to creating exceptional residences for our clients.

Can you provide a breakdown of the costs involved in building a custom home?

By providing a detailed cost breakdown in our preliminary estimate, we aim to ensure transparency and help you make informed decisions about your custom home project. It allows you to have a comprehensive understanding of the financial aspects involved, enabling you to plan your budget effectively and align your expectations accordingly.

How do you ensure effective communication and collaboration with clients throughout the construction process?

We prioritize effective communication and collaboration with our clients throughout the construction process through several strategies. Firstly, we schedule weekly calls during specific phases of construction, allowing us to provide project updates, discuss any decisions or changes, and address any questions or concerns that the client may have. These regular calls ensure that everyone involved is on the same page and that progress is tracked effectively.

 

Additionally, we produce detailed meeting minutes after each interaction, documenting any selections or directions provided during the discussion. This helps to maintain clarity and accountability throughout the project.

 

To foster a closer connection, we make it a point to meet the owner on-site regularly. This allows us to walk through the construction progress together, address any specific concerns, and ensure that the project aligns with the client’s vision.

 

We also provide visual updates by sharing photos throughout the construction process. This enables the client to witness the progress firsthand, even if they are unable to visit the site regularly.

 

We keep our clients informed about major milestones achieved during the construction journey. By sharing updates about significant accomplishments, such as the completion of foundation work, framing, or interior installations, we ensure transparency and involve the client in the exciting progress.

 

We provide scheduling updates for important milestones to facilitate a smooth flow of the project. By informing the client about key dates and milestones in advance, we enable them to plan accordingly and minimize any potential disruptions.

 

By implementing these communication strategies, we aim to ensure that our clients are well-informed, actively engaged, and have a positive construction experience from start to finish.

Do you have a showroom or design center where clients can see samples and make selections?

Yes, you can tour showrooms and design centers where our clients can explore a wide range of samples and make selections for their custom home. Our showroom is designed to provide a comprehensive and immersive experience, showcasing various materials, finishes, fixtures, and design options.

To stay updated with the latest trends and innovations in custom home building, we employ several strategies. Firstly, we conduct thorough local and competitive research to understand the evolving trends and techniques prevalent in the industry. This allows us to stay informed about the regional preferences and advancements in custom home construction.

 

Additionally, we have an in-house interior design team that keeps a pulse on emerging trends. They actively research and follow industry publications, attend design expos, and participate in professional development activities to stay up-to-date with the latest innovations and design concepts.

 

We also keep a close eye on the market to identify new materials, technologies, and products as they are introduced. By monitoring the market, we can integrate innovative and cutting-edge elements into our custom home projects, ensuring that our clients have access to the latest advancements available.

 

While we embrace trends, we also understand the importance of creating timeless designs that stand the test of time. We carefully evaluate and differentiate between trendy items and enduring design elements to ensure that our custom homes have a balance of contemporary appeal and long-lasting aesthetics.

 

By combining research, in-house expertise, market monitoring, and a discerning eye for timeless design, we strive to deliver custom homes that reflect the latest trends and innovations while maintaining their timeless charm and functionality.