6 Important Questions You Should Ask Before Building Your Dream Home


Building your dream home can be an exciting and overwhelming experience. After all, this is the space where you’ll be spending most of your time, making it important to get it right the first time. But before you dive into the process, there are some key questions you need to ask yourself to ensure you’re fully prepared for what lies ahead. In this blog post, we’ll be sharing six important questions you should ask before building your dream home to help you make informed decisions.


What’s Your Budget?

The cost of building a house can be quite expensive. It’s important to determine your budget for the project before you start planning. This will help you avoid overextending yourself financially and compromising the quality of your home. At Christou Homes we pride ourselves on being honest and transparent from the beginning, this avoids clients being surprised with any unforeseen costs during the process of the build.


What is the Location?

Location is key when it comes to building a dream home. Consider factors such as proximity to work, schools, recreation centres, and shopping.


What is Your Style?

Everyone has a unique taste when it comes to style and design. Determine what you like and what will work best for your family’s needs and lifestyle. Browse different home designs online and work with a designer or builder to create a cohesive style that works for your vision.


What are Your Must Have Features?

Consider everything that is essential for you and your family, as well as the things that would make your home more comfortable and enjoyable. Do you need a large backyard for your kids to play in? Would you like a swimming pool or a home theatre?  Make a list of the features you must have and prioritize them accordingly.


Who Will Be Your Build Team?

Building a dream home requires working with skilled contractors, architects, designers, and other professionals who will help you bring your vision to life. That’s why by choosing Christou Homes you will be choosing qualified and experienced professionals who understand your needs and can work well within your budget.


How Long Will the Build Take?

The length of time it takes to build a house depends on various factors, such as the construction design, the location, and the weather conditions. It’s essential to factor in enough time for unexpected delays or challenges that may arise during the process.

Building your dream home is an exciting process, but it’s essential to ask the right questions and carefully consider your options before embarking on the project. At Christou Homes we are transparent and honest from the beginning and will work with you with all aspects of your new home build. By knowing upfront your budget, location, style, must-have features, home builder selection, and project timeline you will set yourself up for a successful and stress-free build. Christou Homes will be by your side from concept to creation.

Table of Contents


How Transparency Builds Trust

7 months ago

Imagine this: you’ve poured your heart and soul into designing…

Why the Design + Build Approach is Tailor Made

5 months ago

Building your dream home is a significant investment, both financially…

When great communication can lead to great builds  

9 months ago

Building your new home is a complex project that involves…

Contact Us

When you partner with Christou Homes, you choose a builder who will not only build you an exceptional home, but who values relationships, integrity and excellence – from concept to creation. If you’re ready to partner with our team, get in touch via the form below. We look forward to discussing your custom home building project.