The journey to building your new home
At North Ridge, we know how exciting building a new home can be. We also know that the process can be daunting if you haven’t built before.
So we’ve provided a step-by-step guide to help you through the journey.
Why Build a New Home?
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR HOME BUILDER
Once you’ve made the decision to build a new home, finding the right builder for your new home is very important. Your builder needs to be reliable, trustworthy and well-established so you can rest easy knowing your new home build is in good hands.
We’ve created a comprehensive checklist of questions to ask your builder to ensure you get personalized service, with an experienced team and a superior quality new home.
Choosing a home design that fits your lifestyle
Finding the right home design is an important and exciting decision! Explore our extensive range of stunning new home designs and visit our show homes to find the right home design to suit your family’s lifestyle.
Not sure what to look for when visiting display homes? Our checklist will help guide you through the process.
Have a chat to our friendly sales consultants who’ll help you with home design and floor plan configurations, and advise on all the options available on our designs and initial pricing.
Selecting your lot for your new home
Read through our Guidelines for choosing land to help with land selection. North Ridge can help you find a lot that will suit your preferred home design and your lifestyle. We can also help you to understand developer requirements when you're building in an new development.
Confirming choices, contracts and approvals
Here’s where all the planning comes together! Your Sales Consultant will guide you through every stage of this process as we prepare your final drawings and a contract featuring all your selections and requirements. After completion, we'll make all necessary applications for permits and approvals.
Your Sales Consultant is your main contact while your home is being built. They’ll schedule meetings and inspections for you of your home.
Building your new home
Watch your dream become a reality as your North Ridge build team gets to work. Your construction and site manager will supervise the process and will ensure that the building of your new home adheres to our stringent quality assurance guidelines. This phase includes nine building stages:
- Excavation: The process of digging out the location of your foundation
- Foundation: Pouring your foundation walls
- Frame: Erecting the frame
- Lock-up: Getting the home to 'lock-up' (with a roof, walls, windows and doors)
- Electrical & Plumbing: All of the wiring and ventilation
- Drywall: When the interior walls are completed
- Finish: Completing the interior and exterior details of the home
- Quality Assurance: North Ridge inspection team identifies any issues with construction materials or workmanship and fixes them
- Completion: Handover of your new home!
Moving in and starting your new life
Welcome to your BRAND NEW home!
One month prior to your completed home, we will arrange a confirmed possession date of when you can move into your new North Ridge home.
It’s quite normal for minor items to require attention as a new home ‘settles’. This is why we offer a 1-year service period to conduct our New Home Service inspection.
Couple this with the Saskatchewan New Home Warranty structural guarantee and you can look forward to enjoying your new home for many years to come.