Custom Home Building Frequently Asked Questions

The process of building a new custom home in the Charlottesville, Virginia area inspires many questions. Below are some frequently asked questions of those beginning their custom home journey. As always, should you have questions about building a new custom home, please contact us at any time.  We look forward to answering all of your questions and building the new home of your dreams.

Can I build a custom home on a lot I already own?
As a custom home builder, we can build your dream home on a lot that you already own. However, if you are still looking for a lot to build your home, we can help with that too. Feel free to browse our premiere available lots in Proffit Ridge and other exclusive lots located in the Charlottesville, Virginia area.
How long does it take to build a custom home?
Building a custom home in the Charlottesville, Virginia area with Dominion Custom Homes is a process that takes time. We never rush your decisions or our detailed craftsmanship. When planning to build a custom home, consider that pricing, design, financing, and construction all take time and detailed planning. It can take 6 months up to a year or more depending upon the complexity to build a custom home from conception to move-in day.
What style of custom homes do you build?

Dominion Custom Homes builds any style of custom home you can design. All of our custom homes are built with unsurpassed workmanship, the finest available materials, and unequaled customer service. If you can dream it, we can build it. Whether your budget is $400,000 or $2,000,000 our job is to help you get as much house out of your budget as possible.

Do you use energy efficient building techniques?

John Kerber is a Certified Green Professional and builds energy efficient homes with skill and care. Dominion Custom Homes has built homes certified under the EarthCraft program. Dominion Custom Homes homes are built to last and save homeowners money every month.

What is the home building process like?

Building a custom home with Dominion Custom Homes is a seamless process. We are here to help guide you through the building process and create a hassle-free environment conducive to building the perfect custom home. First you meet with us to discuss your ideas, concepts, etc. for your new custom home. The first meeting with your custom home builder is always an important one. We want you to feel excited and informed about building your new home. Next we can help you find a premiere location to build your new home if you do not already have one picked out. Then we can help you pick and/or design a floorplan that is perfect for your family. We even have the resources to create a 3D Rendering of your home if necessary to help you visualize the plan before we start construction on your new home. The next step is to discuss financing, estimating, and signing the contract. During the process we also include a web-based management system so you can follow the process from the convenience of your home. After closing on your home, you move in and enjoy all the luxuries of living in an elegant custom home.

What do you offer to help visualize my floorplans?
Change is inevitable in the custom home building process. We try to identify changes early in the process to minimize their costs. We work closely with you to explain the floor plans and offer 3D renderings to help visualize your dreams.

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Dominion Custom Homes is here to answer any of your questions and make the decision to build a new custom home as easy as possible.  Please feel free to contact us with any of your questions or concerns.