Remote Build. Did your heart just skip a beat? Well sadly those two words have been known to scare cottage and home owners and for no reason because Tamlin has you covered!
Do your research
Tamlin Homes has been building on remote locations since 1977 when the Log Cabin look was popular. However, in the last few years, our clients are choosing to build Classic Contemporary homes for themselves. These remote builds are often located on small islands off the B.C. Coast Line as well as Lake Country across Canada.
Simon, Tamlin’s Project Manager, has a few tips for those looking to build in remote locations:
What style of home/cottage are you looking for? Does it suite your life style? Is your location convenient for you and your family?
Find land that you LOVE
Can you envision yourself on this property in 20 years?
Find out who your Builder is.
Visit previous building sites, talk to his or her clients for honest feedback.
Choose a Builder you can be open and honest with
Does your builder have your best interest in mind?
Talk about time frame
Many home owners are surprised to see how quickly a home can be built to the lock up stage.
Avoid making changes to your remote build.
Of course, there will always be something that comes up in regards to your build and changes that need to be made. Try to keep those changes to a minimum.
Keep your build simple
Simplicity offers efficiency which can save you money.
Communication is the Key
Open communication is key to every successful build. If you are able to communicate your needs, wants, wishes & budget you are sure to end up with a home you love.
under estimate the power of landscaping. A beautiful deck or patio will become an extension of your indoor living space. Be sure to allow space for outdoor dining, living and fun.
In the end experienced builders, like Tamlin Homes, will be able to help plan, design and build your Remote Home within budget.
Call us to discuss your remote build.