We are with you from start to finish

When you’re ready to begin building your new custom home, it can be intimidating. Our goal is to simplify the homebuilding experience. Here is how our experienced team approaches the custom home building process. 


Why work with a Custom Builder?

Building your own home allows you to create a home that is perfect for your needs. You can express your style and choose finishing touches that make your home home. 

Lifestyle

If you enjoy entertaining or desire a more cozy layout, a custom home will deliver. A custom home gives you a blank canvas to identify which areas should be focal points for your lifestyle. You can also be assured that you are investing your money into a home that will be efficient by todays energy standards, saving you costly expenses down the road. 

Communication

The KRM Development team provides high levels of communication throughout the custom home building process, so you can enjoy an easy process. Experience peace of mind knowing that your needs are understood throughout the duration of the project. 

New Materials

When purchasing a new custom home, we source the finest materials and finishes to withstand the test of time. No surprises. Exceeded expectations—to your exact specifications.

Learn More About Our Building Experience

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  • Initial Homeowner Meeting

    • Discuss goals & dreams for new home
    • Review plan provided by buyer OR draw custom plan with KRM
    • Create wish list of additional options that you’d want in your home

  • Financing

    • Obtain Pre-Approval
    • Preferred Lender: HomeServices Lending | Sean Watt | 515-707-4151 | seanwatt@homeserviceslending.com | www.SeanWatt.com | No Closing Costs or Origination Fees
    • Financing approach secured

  • Pricing

    • Plan will be sent to vendors for hard bid.
    • Your plan, plan modifications, and home features will be combined into a full proposal that will detail the scope of work, allowances for different items, and include the total investment for your home.

  • Follow-Up Homeowner Meetings

    • Follow-up meetings to review - Proposal, Plan, and Features of your home
    • Often multiple follow-up meetings to perfect plan and finishes in home

  • Sign Purchase Agreement

    • Sign a Purchase Agreement based on the proposal
    • PA is subject to the following step, plans, and specs

  • Plans and Specs

    • Personalize your home for YOU
    • Finalize and sign off on floor plan
    • Make interior and exterior selections
    • Approve final selections in BuilderTrend app

  • Complete Pre-Dig Checklist

    • Permitting Complete
    • Selections Complete
    • Site Plan Complete
    • Builder Deposit
    • Dig Date Established!
    • Proposal Signed
    • Builder Forms Signed

  • Building Journey Begins

    • Excavation
    • Pour Foundation
    • Framing
    • HVAC
    • Plumbing
    • Siding
    • Roofing
    • Electrical
    • Drywall
    • Trim
    • Paint
    • Flooring
    • Exterior Paint
    • Stone
    • Concrete
    • Sod/Landscape

  • Electrical Walk

    • Walk the framed house to verify light switch, outlet, and lighting locations on site

  • Trim Walk

    • Verify trim detail and design with trim carpenter on site

  • Final Quality Check Performed by KRM

  • Homeowner Orientation

    • Walk home with superintendent and Warranty Manager
    • Learn about the features of your new home

  • Close Date

    • Certificate of Occupancy
    • Complete Closing Process
    • Keys to your new home!
    • Congratulations!

  • Warranty

    • Submit warranty claims through BuilderTrend
    • 1 year warranty check from KRM