1. Initial Consultation
During your first meeting with Barna, our team will discuss the initial design criteria and budget for your project. We will also walk though through our philosohpies and our processes.
2. Home Site Selection Or Orientation
We bring the client to the site for a first hand review. We also discuss the lot dynamics (sun, views, driveway location) during this time.
3. Initial Meeting With BBC
During this meeting, we encourage our clients to bring any ideas you have for your new home, be it pictures, floor plan examples, or magazine articles. We will also discuss style, interior design features, product preferences, square footage and number of bedrooms / bathrooms.
4. Conceptual Plan Review
We present the first draft of of the home's design to the client for review. The client will return changes to the architect.
5. Finalize Preliminary Plan and Specifications
Together, the client and BBC will develop a list of specifications. BBC will review the selection process with the client.
6. Price Preliminary Plans And Specifications
Within 4 weeks after the final docs and specifications have been received, BBC will price out the house, review initial construction costs and reprice if any modifications are made. The client will then accept the finalized construction cost.
7. Sign Contract and Earnest Money Deposit
The client and BBC will sign the construction cost sheet and specifications contract. During this time, the client will provide a 5% deposit of sale to BBC.
8. Permitting Process
BBC submits all customer supplied drawings and plans to local authorities and receives acceptance from them. The customer is responsible for all local compliances.
9. Construction Financing
While the customer is responsible for obtaining their own construction financing, BBC offers sources for it.
10. Pre-Construction Meeting
We introduce the BBC team to the client and explain the time frame for the selection process — this is where the real fun begins!