What to consider when selecting your lot – Advice from a Custom Home Builder in Vancouver WA

So you are looking for the perfect place to build your custom home in Vancouver WA. If you have never gone through the lot purchasing process before, it might seem intimidating at first. This process is different from purchasing an existing home, but it is important to remember that similar rules apply in both situations.

Here are some issues you may come across as you go through the process of choosing the perfect lot. When you know what to avoid, the buying process may move more smoothly.

Consider Seeking the Help of a professional builder. We at Tuscany Homes have local knowledge and experience that can save you time and money.

Take the time to research where you are buying. This includes finding out which permitting authority controls the land and all of the zoning jurisdictions. Your subdivision may require an architectural review of your building and landscaping and limit your construction to certain architectural styles.

Some subdivisions will have a homeowners association (HOA) that will collect dues and set rules regarding the behavior and decorum in the development. It’s important to understand what an HOA will require of you as a homeowner and member. To learn more about finding the perfect lot, click here.


The lot (your yard) is one of the most important parts of your new home. Click here to contact Tuscany Homes today.