TheBuying process

Deciding where to start can seem daunting, but that’s why Southern Homes has a unique process in place that will help all the decisions you need to make seem exciting and effortless.

The first step is to talk to the experts, and that’s us!

What is your appropriate home budget?

Let our sales staff and preferred lenders help find your budget. Making you comfortable with your purchase price and monthly payment is important to us – we want you to find a home you love and not be stretched financially.

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What is your timeline?

If timing is important, Southern Homes offers Move-In-Ready homes that are either complete, or soon-to-be complete.

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Where do you want to live?

Southern Homes has a wide variety of communities throughout Polk County. We will help narrow down the best area for you and your family.

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What are your favorite floorplans?

Start narrowing down your choices as to which floorplan meets your needs by asking yourself what’s most important to you. There may be more than one floorplan that meets your needs, and that’s okay!

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Which homesite is best for you?

Size matters! When selecting a homesite, it’s important to first consider your floorplan. Your favorite floorplan may help narrow down which homesite you decide to build on. Each community offers its own unique selection of homesites including standard homesites, lakefront, oversized or corner homesites.

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What options will make your house a home?

Let’s get started! You can visit a model center, talk to an online sales counselor or call any of our knowledgeable new home specialists. Our sales team is full of experts to help guide you through this exciting process. When you speak with our team, you can expect your needs to be heard. We ask the right questions to determine where you should start in your new home search. We know not every situation is the same, so we work with you to determine the starting point that best fits you and your needs.

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What colors will have your friends drooling?

Southern Homes sat down with interior designers to make sure we offer the colors and designs that meet everyone’s tastes. Whether you’re traditional, contemporary or modern, we’ll find the colors that will match your style. Depending on your loan program and down payment, you can follow our designer’s color palettes, or customize your own color selections.

Where do you make your selections?

For our homebuyers’ convenience, all Southern Homes’ model centers are equipped with a design room that holds interior and exterior decorating choices.

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You can visit a model center, talk to an online sales counselor or call any of our knowledgeable sales persons. Our sales team knows how to help narrow down your choices to find the best options for you and your family.

When you visit a model center or speak with one of our New Home Specialists, you can expect your needs to be heard. Our sales staff asks the right questions to determine where you need to start in your new home search. We know not every situation is the same, so we customize our starting point to best meet your needs.

Begin your new home journey today! Call: (888) 899-7434 or Apply Online