Owner Build Essentials

As an Owner Builder, this is the most popular route for a reason. Freestone will provide you with all the resources and assistance you need to build on your own including bids, contacts, schedule, portal access, plan review and much more 🤯

When going with this option, we have seen clients save $100,000+ by utilizing our contacts and resources! 🥳

The Rundown

How much is the deposit?

$3,500 is the non-refundable deposit to get your project underway!

What is included in the deposit?

  • Work with you and your architect to help get plans finished along with provide plan reviews along the way to point out potential hurdles or savings
  • Preparing your build budget with scope breakdown
  • Working with lenders to finalize the funding process
  • Portal access for collaboration and to begin organizing ideas
  • Finalize Owner Build contract in order to access full portal features and items below

Full access items

  • 12 month access to project management software for collaboration, ask questions, updates, bid management, budget, schedule, selections, etc
  • Full project built out in provided software customized for your home
  • Detailed schedule that will be updated as the project progresses
  • To-do lists and reminders with deadlines for selections, inspections and tips
  • Line item budget with allowances and a detailed scope
  • Planning and review meeting to go over potential savings, suggestions, etc
  • Builder recommended supplier list
  • Builder recommended subcontractor list
  • Bid soliciting and organization by trade
  • Subcontractor bid reviews
  • On-site pre-construction meeting
  • 6 on-site visits during build

Add-on option 👇🏼

  • If you want the real white glove experience, Freestone will manage your project up through the completion of framing and then hand the reigns off to you

What will you need to do? ...With our help the entire way 😉

  • As the homeowner, you will secure Owner Build financing with our assistance 
  • Pay all of the subcontractors and suppliers directly
  • Sign off on bids 
  • Coordinate and schedule with the trades
  •  Ensure materials needed are ordered and on site
  • Save some serious cash

The Benefits

Save big money

Our mission is to get more people into their dream home. By partnering with us in your owner built home, you will not only save tens of thousands of dollars in management fees, but you will benefit from the savings offered by each of our recommended vendors and subcontractors to ensure you are getting the most out of your hard earned money. With us on your side, we will help you avoid future costly mistakes and give insight on areas that could be done more efficiently.

Control the timeline

With you in the driver seat, you can now add in the urgency or take things slower as we navigate through your project.

No middle man

Have you ever been waiting for a reply due to having a middle man? Now you can communicate and plan directly with the sub-contractors and vendors to speed up the process and ensure you are both on the same page.

Maintain warranties

Not only are you saving money, but you are able to maintain warranties from the sub-contractors and vendors. With us on your sideline, we can help you understand responsibilities.

Resources of a builder

You will receive all the tools and resources that we have as a builder. We offer schedules, budgets, bids, contacts, portal access and so much more to help you build like a pro.

You are the decision maker

Now you can make changes on the fly. A product no longer in stock and need to find an alternative? No problem. Don't like something in the field? Now you can dive in and pivot as needed. You now have the ability to make quick decisions without being left in the dark.

  • In order to work with the suppliers and subcontractors that we recommend, the project must be in the service areas listed below. 

    • Mesa, AZ
    • Gilbert, AZ
    • Queen Creek, AZ
    • San Tan Valley, AZ
    • Chandler, AZ
    • Tempe, AZ
    • Phoenix, AZ
    • Apache Junction, AZ