Building Your New Home
We pride ourselves on having time-tested processes and procedures in place. Your Boone Homes Team will be there to assist you each step of the way through the custom home building process. We start with well-designed plans with great architectural details. After your purchase agreement is finalized, you are invited to meet one-on-one with our Vice President of Construction to make sure your floor plans are exactly what you have envisioned. With our in-house architect, we will gladly work with you to tailor our plans to create your home to meet and exceed all your expectations.
Select your Boone Homes Community
Boone Homes builds high quality homes in a variety of neighborhoods throughout the Greater Richmond Area. Find the community that you love most and start your journey with us.
Choose Your Home Site & Floor Plan
Work with your Community Manager to choose from our customizable floorplans and select which home site you envision for your new home.
Make structural changes to your floorplan
As a semi-custom builder, we want you to make your home your own. Review our floorplans with your Community Manager and create a home tailored for you.
Home plans drawn by our in-house architect (as needed)
If you chose to customize your home, our in-house architect will draw up your personalized floorplan for you to approve.
Complete your purchase agreement
Your Community Manager will organize and present your contract documents to seal the deal on your new home!
Pictured: Jackie McGurl, Community Sales Manager at Chickahominy Falls & Reed Marsh
Plan Review Meeting
Meet with our Vice President of Construction to review the neighborhood specifications, confirm the blueprints match your contract, discuss construction timelines and discuss any additional changes you may wish to include. Once the plan changes are finalized, your plan will be released to permitting.
Pictured: Edward Cutchins, Vice President of Construction
Selections Process Begins
Your Selections Coordinator will contact you to set up your selections meetings. It’s time to choose your exterior colors! You will also receive a Buyer Selection Book which includes deadline dates for each phase of the selection process. Your Selections Coordinator will explain how to arrange and schedule your various selections.
Pictured: Carolyn McMahon, Design Manager
Selections Phase 1: Choose Appliances and Cabinetry
Your Selections Coordinator will present our various appliance packages for you to choose from. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet with our cabinet vendor and make your cabinetry selections.
Video Feature: Jenn at Better Kitchens and Baths
Selections Phase 2: Interior paint, flooring, plumbing fixtures, countertops, etc.
Your Selections Coordinator will contact you to schedule this meeting to discuss and select other interior finishes. Please allow several hours as this is one of the most critical meetings while building your home.
Video Feature: Mark at Costen Floors
Selections Phase 3: Lighting fixtures, specialty cabling (if needed), carpet and vinyl
A list of vendors is included in your Buyer Selection Book so you may make appointments directly with our partners for these selections.
After we receive the building permit, you will meet with the Vice President of Construction and/or the Superintendent responsible for your home. You will review the home location, drainage planes and driveway placement. Together you will read through the contract documents and any change orders, verifying that all information is correct, before construction begins.
After we receive the building permit we will schedule a start date for your home.
Pictured: William Harper, Superintendent at Kinloch and Tarrington
Electrical Walk-through Meeting
Meet with your Superintendent and see firsthand the quality that goes into your home. You’ll be able to see the rough framing, electrical, plumbing, ventilation and heating systems.
Pictured: Rick Hailey, Superintendent at Little Meadows at Chickahominy Falls
Your Superintendent will notify you of the time and date of this meeting. Here, you are able to inspect your home before all of the structural, mechanical and insulation systems are covered by drywall.
Pictured: Steve Lunde, Production Manager
Approximately 7 days prior to closing your Superintendent will demonstrate various functions and systems of your home and review warranty and emergency procedures. He will also record a checklist of any defects in your home and will correct these items prior to your Final Orientation Meeting.
Pictured: Edward, VP of Construction
Final Orientation Meeting
This meeting is scheduled by your Superintendent once the checklist is completed. You will approve all corrections and sign off on the completed list. Construction is now complete and your new home is ready!
We must have the name of your closing agent at least sixty (60) days prior to closing. We will provide a closing package containing final numbers due at closing. After closing, your Superintendent will meet you at your new home to present you with your keys.
60 Day Warranty Check-In
Approximately 30 days after closing, you will receive a letter from our warranty department outlining your opportunity to have our Warranty and Service Manager visit the home to review any issues of concern. You will be asked to submit a list of those issues just prior to the 60 day period.
Pictured: Fred Gillespie, Warranty Manager
11 Month Warranty Check-In
We will check back in just before your one-year new home anniversary to revisit your home and review any concerns.