Building or remodeling your home is an exciting experience! There are a lot of important decisions you will need to make from the time you approve the initial drawings, to enjoying your finished project! We know how important every decision you make is, and how important it is that you can follow every aspect of the process.
That’s why we offer secure, online access to your own webpage with all the details and selections for your project! You will be able to track photos of the construction progress, view the build schedule, view and approve change orders and selections, as well as access important documents. From online warranty claims, to the online messaging system, you can easily communicate with our team 24/7, no matter if you are at home, work, or even on vacation.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS OF OUR SYSTEM
Track Project Running Total
Keeping track of how much money you have spent on your new home is important. You can now easily view a categorized list so that you know exactly where each expense came from.
Detailed calendar that tracks current project status, upcoming events, and important dates. Keeping yourself informed of the construction schedule has never been so easy!
Share Your Photo Album
One of the most enjoyable parts of building or remodeling is sharing the progress with your friends and family. A customized photo album shows the progress of your project.
Easy Change Order Approval
No more driving to the builder’s office, or finding a fax machine to approve that time critical change order request. With 24/7 web-based access, you can approve your change orders from anywhere.
173 W Wieuca Road NE, Suite 202
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
Founded in 2000, Eco Custom Homes specializes in major renovations and building High Performance Homes. We are leaders in the Southeast in Sustainable and Passive House Construction.
We have worked on a wide variety of projects, ranging from the master planning and construction of hobby farms to shipping container homes. Through our sister company, Icon Development Corp., we also focus on Retail T&I and Restaurant Construction.
I receive about 50 inquires a month and the first thing most people want to know is: What does it costs to build a custom home?
Lot costs are typically 30% to 35% of your total budget for a home.
We find construction costs of $180 per sqft + or – 10%, plus a fixed cost of about $30k for site development costs. (Utilities, Driveway, Fencing, Landscaping, etc.) If you want a modern home with flat roofs and steel, you are looking $220 per sqft + or – 10%.
Architectural Fees / Engineering Fees typically are 7% of construction costs, + or – depending on the amount of detail you want designed.
Time to draw plans are 3 to 6 months. Time to permit is about 60 days. Time to construct a home depends on the size of the home, but typically we can do about $70K to $120k of work per month on a home; with a minimum of 6 months to construct a home.
In today’s market we are finding that in doing large renovations/additions to homes are saving 10% to 20% versus a new home.
Typically we see costs for new added space at $200 per sqft. Redoing existing space is about $120 per sqft.
Architectural Fees / Engineering Fees typically are 6% of construction costs, + or – depending on the amount of detail you want designed.
Time to draw plans are 1 to 3 months. Time to permit is about 30 days. Time to construct a home depends on the size of the home, but typically we can do about $60K to $100k of work per month on a home; with a minimum of 3 months to construct a home.