Category Archives: Construction Process

Hiring a Home Builder versus Being Your Own General Contractor (DIY)

Building a home from the ground up can be very stressful. One of those stressors is the financial aspect.  In our current economic times, many wonder whether they can afford to build new. Questions of cost, loyalty to clients and … Continue reading

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Online Access for Clients

As a service to our clients, Schroetlin Custom Homes uses a secure, easy-to-use online service that allows you to make selection decisions, approve change orders, reply to messages, check progress information, review project files, and more. Wherever you have internet … Continue reading

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Gallery of New Homes Built in 2012

Below is a video of the homes built by Schroetlin Custom Homes in 2012. The homes were built in various locations throughout Northern Colorado including Loveland, Fort Collins, Windsor, Timnath and Berthoud. For more information on building your new home … Continue reading

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Buying a building lot / vacant land in Northern Colorado

This post has recently been updated for 2012-2013 One of the biggest choices when deciding to build a new home is where that home will be built.  It is still a good time to purchase land in Fort Collins, Loveland and … Continue reading

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Real estate experts report encouraging signs in Loveland, Fort Collins

The article below represents what we have been seeing in the housing market for the past year.  While there are still plenty of building lots and land available, the excellent deals that could be had just several months ago are … Continue reading

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Gallery of New Homes Built in 2011

Below is a video of some of the homes built by Schroetlin Custom Homes in 2011. The homes were built in various locations throughout Loveland, Fort Collins, Timnath and Berthoud. For more information on building your new home please visit … Continue reading

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Time Lapse Video of a New Home

Here is the result of my first attempt with a new time lapse camera.  This custom home was built on Horseshoe Lake in Loveland.  It is a ranch style with a finished walkout basement and has almost 6,000 finished square feet.

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Homeowner Involvement During the Construction Process

Many of our clients are very involved in the entire planning and construction process.  Some choose not to be involved except for major decisions.  Here is a description of the two extremes of homeowner participation: The Highly Involved Homeowner – … Continue reading

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Welcome to our Blog!

Welcome to the first Schroetlin Custom Homes blog post! Hiring a home builder and building your new home is a very big decision. There is a lot of information available on the internet about home building. Some of it is … Continue reading

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