THE PRATT HOMES PROCESS

When you choose Pratt Homes, you’re choosing quality, craftsmanship and dedication to service. We’ve been building quality custom homes and villas in the eastern Twin Cities metro area since 1973, and we’ve developed a step by step process to guide you through the entire process. We know building a custom home can be overwhelming, and we’re grateful you’ve chosen Pratt Homes, we’ll be there every step of the way.

SELECT YOUR LAND

Select where you want to build the home of your dreams. Choose from one of our properties, land you already own or we can help you find the perfect location to build your dream home. Our team of experts is here to help you find the right piece of property.

SET YOUR BUDGET

Now that you’ve chosen your land, it’s time to develop your budget. You’ll work with our professional sales consultants to develop a budget that works for you. We’ll go through all the options so you know where you stand financially. Of course things can change, and we’ll keep you informed every step of the way. When determining the bottom line there are three factors to keep in mind:

Cost of the land

Cost to develop the site – this includes lot clearing, soil, septic, power etc

Cost to build the house

DESIGN YOUR HOME

Choose from our many floor plans. All of our plans have been built so there are no surprises. Customize any of our stunning designs to fit your lifestyle. Select exteriors including siding, stone, brick, colors etc. Inside the home the sky is the limit. Choose flooring, floor covering, windows, window treatments, countertops, appliances etc. Our designers are here to help you make your home the place you want to be.

SIGN THE CONTRACT

After you’ve selected your home and customized one of our designs, it’s time to sign a contract. This gets you in the queue and building will begin shortly.

PREPARING THE LAND

Depending on where you’ve chosen to build your home, there may be preparation necessary to begin. Permitting, soil testing, clearing, and grading are all part of getting the property in shape to build your dream home. It can be overwhelming, but our experts are with you every step of the way.

CONSTRUCTION

Now it’s time to break ground! The Pratt Homes team will be in constant communication with you once construction begins. You’re receive updates on your phone about where in the process your home is, if there are any delays and any other communications. While many items happen simultaneously the outline below gives a good estimation of the timeline for your new home.

Foundation
Framing
Rough Plumbing, Electrical, Heating, and Cooling
Insulation and Drywall
Finish Carpentry, Painting, and Staining
Flooring/Finishing Touches
Final Inspections

FINAL WALK-THROUGH AND MOVE-IN

When construction is completed, we will walk you through your new home and identify and complete any punch list items.

WARRANTY

Just because we’re finished building your home does not mean you are on your own. Each Pratt Homes home is provided with a limited warranty on three levels:

One year workmanship and material
Two year plumbing, electrical, and HVAC delivery systems
Ten year major structural component

FIND LAND TO BUILD

Looking for the perfect location to build your dream home? Use the tool below to begin your search and see what’s available in the eastern Twin Cities Metro Area.

Simply type in a location, zip code or community and hit SEARCH to see listed available lots. Once you find lots that you love, give us a call to set up a showing of the land.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT PRATT HOMES 651-429-8032

* These listings are offered for sale by independent brokers and are not the property of Pratt Homes. The prices listed do not include the cost of building a new Pratt Home.

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