The Build Process

Are you thinking about having a new house built? There’s a lot to know. Read on to see how to build a house step-by-step from start to finish. You’ll find out what to expect and how to make sure your home is high-quality and built to last.

Establish a Budget

Process: Quick Move-In Home | New Construction Home

Prepare for your home search by evaluating your financial situation and establishing a budget. This upfront focus will streamline your efforts to better accommodate your needs.

Visit our Online Sales Center

Process: Quick Move-In Home | New Construction Home

Our website,, is an online sales center featuring 3D tours, video walk-throughs, interactive floor plans, and detailed site maps. These resources allow you to view our floor plans, tour our model homes, and get an overview of each community from the comfort of your own home.

Choose your desired location to tour any of our stunning communities. If you have questions or require additional information, our Online Sales Consultant is available to help.

Schedule an Appointment to Visit a Model

Process: Quick Move-In Home | New Construction Home

If you have already established a budget and identified a preferred community, you’re ahead of the game. If not, our team of Online Sales Consultants (OSC) are on standby, ready to answer your questions and guide you through the process. After you have chosen a preferred new home community, your OSC will schedule a private tour with one of our highly qualified New Home Sales Professionals. Whether you are working with a realtor or not, a member of our sales team can assist you in finding your perfect Hakes Brothers home. 

Contact an online sales consultant online or by phone.

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Choose Your Homesite and Home Type

Process: Quick Move-In Home | New Construction Home

Hakes Brothers Contact: New Home Sales Professional

Timing: At your sales appointment

When you meet with your New Home Sales Professional, you will choose between a New Construction Home or a Quick Move-In Home. While a Quick Move-In choice offers fewer opportunities for customization, there are many other benefits.

Resources: Check out our Benefits of Purchasing a Quick Move-In Home guide to learn more.

Select Structural Options

Process: New Construction Home

During this important stage, you will select the structural options in your home, such as a gourmet kitchen, extended patio, cozy fireplace additions, and much more.

Structural options may vary between floorplan. 

Sales Agreement

Process: Quick Move-In Home | New Construction Home

Upon completing the sales agreement, the pre-qualification letter and deposit will be submitted to your New Home Sales Professional. 

Design Selection

Process: New Construction Home

Most people agree that one of the most exciting parts of building a new home is the design selection. At this appointment, you will finalize the home design elements that have been specially curated for you and your family by our professional team. 

Learn more about our color and design selection.

Released to Construction

Process: New Construction Home

After you choose your structural options and finalize the design selections, we will release your home to our construction team.

Our Communication Promise

Process: Quick Move-In Home | New Construction Home

During the construction phase, you will receive consistent communication from your New Home Sales Professional and Construction Superintendent to update you on the progress of your new home.

New Home Orientation

Process: Quick Move-In Home | New Construction Home

Near the final stages of your home’s construction, you will attend a New Home Orientation with your Construction Superintendent who will walk you through your new home and provide useful guidelines for regular home maintenance. These procedures have been developed to help you keep your home in good condition and optimal working order.

Link to Home Care Quick Guide?


Process: Quick Move-In Home | New Construction Home

At closing, we will finalize your loan details and title paperwork. Once the closing is complete, you will receive the keys to your new Hakes Brothers home.


Process: Quick Move-In Home | New Construction Home

After a final cleaning, your new home is ready for move-in. 

With the help of our Interactive Floor Plan and Space Planning Tools, you will be prepared and well equipped for a stress-free move-in.