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Your First Step to a Custom Home

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Before we can draw up the plans for a beautiful new home, we need to know the details of where the home will be located. Our custom homes often begin with a visit to our offices and your home site, so we need to know where you will build before we can truly get started.

Build on Your Own Lot

So you already own a piece of land. We are happy to help you design and build your dream home. We are an experienced build-on-your-lot team, and we have a massive library of floor plans that can accomodate and compliment all types of land. We also have architects, designers, and engineers who can tackle even the wildest design challenges.

Our primary service area is within 10 miles of downtown Austin, although we have built homes within 30 miles of downtown. If you are outside of Austin, we may not be the best home builders for you.

Please search for your current or preferred zip code below to see if your lot is in our area.

Find Your Own Lot

If you do not already have a particular lot in mind, that is perfectly fine. In addition to buying and selling finished homes, Paradisa also maintains a portfolio of lots in Austin’s more desirable neighborhoods. Please contact us at sales@paradisahomes.com for more information.

We work with you to find the perfect location for your custom home. We not only help you find lots, but make sure you understand any restrictive covenants or easements on the home, what lot size you need for your dream home, and choosing between acreage and subdivision lots.

Restrictive Covenants and Easements

Before you even look at lots, you need to think about what kind of house you want to build. Some lots have caveats—also known as restrictive covenants—that may change what kind of house you can build. Others may have easements that allow other people to pass through private property to access their land.

The neighborhood where the lot is located may also dictate certain building decisions. While we highly doubt easements will be an issue for you in Austin, it is always good to thoroughly understand what restrictions may be on your land before you purchase it.

Lot Size

There are many factors you need to consider before determining the size of your dream lot. How big do you want your back, front, and side yards to be? How much square footage do you want in your home? How much space do you really need?

If these considerations seem daunting to you, we are here to help. Paradisa Homes can help you find a lot that perfectly fits your needs when you want to customize a home. You do not need to have a lot picked out before you talk to us, you just need to have a vision of your dream home.

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Subdivision Lots

We are huge fans of subdivisions—especially because we have two of our own, McCormick Ranch and Scenic Point. But that is not why subdivision lots are preferable for both builders and homeowners. Before a subdivision goes up, a significant amount of scrutiny goes into the subdivision lots. They assure the land is mapped out, all the road, sewer, and electrical connections are suitable.

If you buy a lot from an acreage site, you may have to deal with unstable hillsides, sinkholes, bedrock, and other potential land nightmares.

Finding a lot may seem like a daunting process, but remember you can always contact us to help find your lot and starting building your own custom home.