With the Parade of homes right around the corner, Minnesotans, are starting to ponder if building maybe right for them. With existing home sales rising due to lower inventory levels, this in return, has made new construction home sales a viable option. When you are touring a model home, and running into the builder’s sales representative, here are 5 steps to ensuring you are begin the right relationship with the right builder for you.
1. Learn from your Sales Representative
It’s the sales professionals job to help you to understand exactly who the builder is, how long the company has been in business and why should you want to build with them. Here at Michael Lee Homes, we are a local, family-owned business with a solid reputation and a long track record of 30 years of building. Michael Lee Homes and Kootenia Homes has the same owner, we use different materials and meet two different price points within each company, helping us meet each client’s budget goals.
2. Your Partner Through the Process
Understand that the sales representative is your partner with you in the home building process. They are here to ensure that your building journey is a smoother process. The sales representative can be your resource not just before the build, but rather throughout the build process and thereafter. Here at Michel Lee Homes, we want you to have a contact that you can depend on for years to come so we have our clients for life, for each and every future build ahead.
3. Selling your Existing/Current Home
Not only can the sales representative ensure your build goes smoothly but also your existing home sale. Timing the build to reflect the current market time and ensuring your home will sell within the time perimeters is important, so the sales representative can help to ensure this happens by representing on your home sale. With Michael Lee Homes, Kristy Esty, has had a 100 percent track record of selling our clients homes in the neighborhood on the deadline needed for our clients. Let her help guide you through this process.
4. Neighborhood/Community Expert
The Sales Professional will be the expert in the neighborhood and the surrounding area so you know what you can expect. The sales professional will have information regarding the nearby schools, local parks, restaurants, shopping centers, community events and amenities. Use them as your resource, and let them know the things that are important to you. At Michael Lee Homes, many of our clients are either relocating from other parts of the city or from out of state, so helping them understanding the area is very important to us. It helps our clients know they made the right choice.
5. Initial Building Resource
Discuss with the sales representative your wants and needs in a home. Suggestions will be provided on floor plans that may better fit your needs and recommend upgrades or finishes that could compliment your build. Here at Michael Lee Homes, many design changes have been made to the existing floor plans from previous clients, you can learn these changes from the sales representatives to arm you with more ideas.
Don’t forget to visit Michael Lee Homes on February 24th at our Parade Model in Lake Elmo at 3252 Linden Lane. Our sales representative is Kristy Esty and can be reached for showings at 651-271-5470 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to designing and building a quality home for you and your lifestyle.