Humans have been building homes for shelter for many years. If you compare the very first shelter to today’s shelters there is a huge revolution with modernization. The profession of architecture attracted all the talented, eccentric, and visionary individuals.

Most of them prefer their own dream house to build as per their aspirations rather than similar-looking apartments. For most people, building a custom house is a once in a lifetime opportunity, It can also, however, be intimidating, especially if you’re not adequately prepared or have the right team behind you. Hence before you think about building a custom home, you need to ask yourself the below questions to get started with.

1. Have you checked the soil? before choosing a plot

It is very much important to check the soil quality by a professional geologist to ensure that the future home which you are going to build will be safe. Because inappropriate soil can result in foundation problems such as cracks in the future. The quality of soil decides how deep the foundation to be laid and how many floors you can build.

2. What’s most important in your new home?

What are the things that are missing in your current home that you want to make sure are included in your dream home?. There are two categories, “must-haves” and “would like to have” make a list of these two. It will help your builder to have a clear about what to focus on when designing your dream home.

3. How about the Budget?

Set a budget and try to fit in that box. Building something smaller than you can afford, make it much more likely that you will not run out of money. The right builder will guide you from the beginning of the design process to make sure your budget meets your design requirements.

4. What’s most important for your family?

Discuss with your family about their aspirations towards the new home. Because the home which you are going to build is the essential need for your family members to enjoy their privacy with easy access to the entire house. What kind of relaxing rooms your parents need, rooms for your kids to play, guest rooms, by considering all the aspects balance design your home.

5. Should I consider consulting an expert?

It is quite risky to design your house on your own intuition, if you get one thing wrong you will have to spend a lot to rectify that mistake. It is always advisable to consult architects and designers who can shape your dream home as per your requirements as per the latest trends.

And if you are looking for top architectural firms in Pune to seek advice, we at R. R. Dhoot Architects and Engineers Pvt. Ltd. are the first option to be chosen. Because we are known for the creative Architectural design firms in Pune with unique and latest designs. Visit us at and share your goals with us today!

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