Hello to Home

1 Dream 2 Decide 3 Design 4 Build 5 Live

The Build Experience Timeline

The steps below guide you through the experience of building with Coleman Homes - from the time you visit the website to the time you get your keys.

Step 01

Dream

Shopping For Your New Home
VISIT THE WEBSITE

Floorplans
Lookbook
Communities
Aerial Tours

1A
VISIT A COMMUNITY

Model Homes
Sales Office
Amenities

1B
ATTEND A DESIGN
GALLERY PREVIEW

Guided tour through our state-of-the-art gallery, see all our finish selections.

1C

STEP 02

DECIDE

FINALIZE YOUR BIG DECISIONS
COMMUNITY & HOMESITE
2A
APPOINTMENT #1
FLOORPLAN &
STRUCTURAL OPTIONS

Collection
Floorplan
Elevation
Structural Options

2B
PREPARE A CONTRACT

Sales Consultant will write a Purchase & Sale Agreement. Both buyer (you) and the builder sign the contract.

2C
ACCEPTANCE & RATIFIED

Once your contract is accepted and ratified, you'll be scheduled for your Hello to Home Orientation, which happens about 7 business days after ratification.

2D
COMING SOON:
HELLO TO HOME ONLINE
TRACKING SCHEDULE

After ratification, you will receive an email giving you access to the steps you’ve completed in the pre-construction schedule and what’s next in the process.

2E

STEP 03

DESIGN

MAKE YOUR HOME UNIQUELY YOU

HOME BUYER

Design Steps

COLEMAN HOMES

Design Steps

DO YOUR HOMEWORK

Study the lookbook and Design Gallery section of the website. Get familiar with all the choices! Make your wishlist and save your favorites.

3A
SITE PLAN DRAWN

This is the footprint of the home on your homesite, needed for building permit packets.

3AA
HELLO TO HOME
ORIENTATION

At this orientation you'll review and approve your site plan. Once that's done, we'll schedule your upcoming Design Gallery Appointments and provide cool tools to help you with your Design Gallery Experience.

3B
SITE PLAN APPROVED

You'll receive a copy of your site plan for approval at the Hello To Home Orientation. Once approved, the site plan is included with the building permit packet submitted to the city.

3BB
APPOINTMENT #2
COLORS & FINISHES

Select the colors and finishes that reflect your personality and style. This 3 hour appointment is all about achieving your taste on budget. Personalize your new home with your exclusive design consultant.

3C
BUILDING PERMIT
PACKET PREPARED

In order to build your home, the respective city requires us to prepare a building permit packet. This packet requires your site plan, extensive drawings and specifications of the home. It also takes a few weeks to prepare with all the necessary information.

3CC
APPOINTMENT #3
FUNCTION & COMFORT SELECTIONS

This appointment covers the function and comfort selections from electrical to lighting options. This 3 hour appointment is all about personalizing your new home with the choices that are important to you.

3D
BUILDING PERMIT SUBMITTED

The permit packet is submitted to the city and usually takes a few weeks to approve. There are extensive fees and costs involved in submitting for permit.

3DD
FINALIZE

All deposits, appointment paperwork and schematics have been signed and authorized by you (change order addendums (COA’s), schematics and real estate addendums). Finalization is required to pick up building permits and schedule a dig.

3E
BUILDING PERMIT
APPROVED

Once the city grants approval and you have finalized your design appointments, we are able to pick up your permit and schedule your dig.

3EE
SCHEDULE DIG

Once you’ve finalized your design appointment and the city has the permit ready to pick up, we schedule the dig on the construction calendar. Keep in mind, there are homes in front of you lined up to dig. Rest assured, you get scheduled in the soonest available slot.

3F

STEP 04

BUILD

Construction starts on your new home
PORTAL ACCESS

Once your dig date is scheduled, an online overview of the construction schedule will be accessible from your Hello-To-Home page.

4A
DIG DATE

This is the official date we break ground and start digging your new home.

4B
CONSTRUCTION ORIENTATION

You’ll meet with the Builder for a Construction Orientation right around the same time as the dig!

4C
STRUCTURAL ORIENTATION

Prior to sheet rock, a Structural Orientation Walk will be scheduled with your builder!

4D
QUALITY ASSURANCE

Your builder has 6 scheduled quality inspection points throughout the schedule.

4E
SITE VISITS

If you visit the homesite, please check in at the sales center, and always wear your hard hats!

4F

STEP 05

LIVE

WELCOME HOME
NEW HOME ORIENTATION

You’ll meet with your Warranty Representative and learn about the function of your new home, (happens at least 5 days prior to close.)

5A
CLOSING

At least 5 business days after the New Home Orientation, you’ll sign closing documents at the title company.

5B
MOVE-IN

Pick up your keys and move in!

5C
12 MONTH WARRANTY

After 30 days of moving in, another warranty walk-thru will be scheduled. As issues arise over the next year, make sure to utilize the Warranty Request at mycolemanhome.com. At the 11 month mark, another warranty walk-thru will be conducted.

5D