Watch along as key Trade Partners share the process of building a new home in the Metro East

Choosing the Lot for your New Home

    • Location, location, location
    • Proximity to amenities
    • Resources for lot availability
    • Type of home styles
    • Covenants & Restrictions

    Featuring Steve Macaluso of Halloran Construction & Matt Patterson of D&F Homes the developer of Windsor Creek where the Showcase Home is being built.

New Home Construction Floor Plan Selection

  • Floor plan consideration to fit the lot chosen
  • Criteria selection for the type of house
  • Resources for finding a floor plan
  • Features in the floor plan selection and modifications

Featuring Mike Rathgeb with Spencer Homes that provided the selected “Greyson” floor plan along with Mark Fulford with Fulford Home Remodeling that has a great legacy in the Building Community

Choosing your Lender for New Home Construction

    • What is required for Loan Pre-Qualification
    • Construction Loan vs. Conventional Loan
    • Construction Loan details
    • Resources for finding a Lender

    Featuring Ken Diel, retired CPA and Dominic Zavaglia with FCB Banks

Finding your General Contractor for New Home Construction

  • Industry Reputation
  • Insurance Coverage requirements
  • Communication Program

Featuring Jeff Schmidt with R.P. Lumber & Mike Needles with C.A. Jones, Inc., the General Contractor for the Showcase Home.

Construction Phase: Footing

Watch along as Flawless Foundations completes the footing in one day along with highlights of this part of the new construction process.
Featuring Tracy Butler, HBR Executive Officer, Chris Hackman with Flawless Foundations & Inspector Bill Theismann with the City of O’Fallon.  

Construction Phase: Foundation

Watch along as Flawless Foundations completes the Foundation along with highlights of this part of the new construction process.
Featuring Tracy Butler, HBR Executive Officer, Paul Raetz with Flawless Foundations & Inspector Bill Theismann with the City of O’Fallon.  

Construction Phase: Waterproofing

Watch along as Champion Waterproofing completes the foundation waterproofing along with highlights of this part of the new construction process.
Featuring Tracy Butler, HBR Executive Officer and Kerry Fehrmann with Champion Waterproofing.  

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