Making the Most of Your Custom Home Investment

Making the Most of Your Custom Home Investment

Building a custom home is a big project. It represents an enormous investment of time, money, energy, and expectations.

Building a custom home is a big project. It represents an enormous investment of time, money, energy, and expectations. In the end, though, you will have a gorgeous new place to call your own. Here are some ways to help realize your dreams and make the new house everything you want and more

Find a Fantastic Location 

The first tip is to find somewhere amazing to build. From there, it makes the entire process go much faster, even if you don’t have anywhere specific in mind. Different places will have different property values, so doing your research is a good idea. If you keep running into trouble, then ask for some help from your custom home builder partner. You should also consider your lifestyle – if you enjoy fishing, jet skiing, or boating, then building by the bay might be a good fit for you! 

Enhance Your Curb Appeal 

Our second piece of advice is to enhance your new home’s curb appeal. This doesn’t only relate to the overall aesthetic of your home, but also the area around it. Choose different finishes, rooms, and spaces that appeal to you. Customizing your home in other ways can also help enhance curb appeal for the future. Game rooms, wine cellars, and hidden libraries can all help boost the home’s resale value, as can using more upscale materials for the hardscaping and landscaping features.  

Choose Your Design Carefully 

Whichever aesthetic you want to bring to life, you need to exercise some caution. In other words, choose your design carefully. One idea is to embrace split floor plans, where the lower floor is only separated by a small set of stairs instead of a full staircase. Planning for aging-in-place is another approach that can benefit you. Prioritizing energy efficiency and storage space, such as in basements and garages, will also make your life easier. You’ve come a long way, so don’t be afraid to treat yourself! 


At Shore-Line Construction, we know that your home is a reflection of you. That’s why we strive to make each home we build as beautiful as the family who will live there. We work with each of our clients to design a home that fits their needs. The end result is a durable, energy-efficient custom home that the family will enjoy for generations to come. Shore-Line Construction has been serving our customers for over 25 years, and we look forward to the opportunity to help you!

If you’re interested in learning more about what Shore-Line Construction can do for you, check out our website or give us a call at 410-574-6623. Keep up with all of the latest news by following our blog and social media pages on Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and Houzz!

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