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  • Will Scheper Custom Homes work with us if we own our home site and architectural drawings?
    Yes, and we have the experience to make certain that your home is built to comply with all of the national and local building codes that may be present and in force where you own your property. ​
  • Will you work with us if we own our home site, but do not have architectural drawings?"
    Yes, lots of homeowners find their dream location and purchase their home site prior to contacting Scheper Custom Homes.
  • Will you build from plans out of a plan book or from an on-line database?
    While looking through databases on line or in plan books is a good place to start for ideas, We believe that a home needs to be location-specific, properly designed and engineered around our homeowners' vision. We can take plans out of a plan book with the designer's permission and fine-tune the plan to complement the homeowners' dream.
  • Can Scheper Custom Homes help us with financing?
    Yes we can, since we have preferred lender who can handle your permanent mortgage needs, plus they specialize in putting together the short-term construction lending that may be necessary for your housing project.
  • Where does Scheper Custom Homes build?
    Scheper Custom Homes is a build on your lot as well as a design build firm that builds throughout the Craven County area. We build within a 30 mile radius. ​
  • Do you provide estimates?
    Yes, through a brief phone conversation we can answer questions and set up a time to discuss your home dreams and our procedures for estimating.
  • What is the price per square foot….What will it cost to build my house?
    These are the two most asked questions for anyone who is building a new home and they are usually they are the first questions. They are also the most difficult questions to answer since each home is different. You the homeowners are the only ones with the ability to control the final price per square foot for your custom home. You are the only ones with complete control over your house site location, architectural features and level of finish chosen. Scheper Custom Homes has established good relationships in the industry with reliable and reputable trade partners, and we have the capability to negotiate and buy quality construction materials at a lower price and in turn pass that onto our client. We will be able to answer this question with greater accuracy after your new home consultation with Scheper Custom Homes.
  • How long does the design phase and the building process take?
    Depending on your situation, the design process can take 45 to 60 days depending on how elaborate you wish to make your design and if you already have an architect chosen or not. Preferably Scheper Custom Homes would like to be involved as early as possible to insure that all factors are considered prior to initial drawings. Once we have a municipal approval and the building permits are pulled, the duration of construction will vary depending on the size of the house, the topography of the land and the level of details you choose.
  • When is the perfect time to build?
    Now is the perfect time to build your dream home. With the current economic environment, construction materials and labor are still relatively low in relation to years past. In addition, interest rates are still near historical lows and history tells us they will not stay there forever. These two factors can and will be major savings to you and your family while they last.
  • Do you work with out-of-state homeowners?
    Of course, we are experienced at building for out-of-state homeowners.
  • What size home does Scheper Custom Homes usually build?
    We have the license, experience and capabilities of building all size homes. This answer depends on and is only restricted by our homeowners' dream.
  • Can I make changes or upgrade my selections or materials during construction?
    Yes, we welcome your ideas and input throughout the construction process, and we remain flexible and willing to accommodate changes at most points during construction.

For answers to additional questions, please contact Scheper Custom Homes today at 252-637-9770.


Scheper Custom Homes 

3962 MLK Blvd. | New Bern, NC  28562

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