What is the Difference Between Custom and Semi-custom Homes?

Someone once said, “The best journey takes you home.” And deciding what your home looks like can be one of the most important decisions you make. But with so many options out there, how do you know what is right for you? 

While some folks are more comfortable buying a move-in-ready home, others find themselves debating custom vs. semi-custom homes. So before you make a decision, let’s start with the basics. 

What is a semi-custom home? 

A semi-custom home allows the homeowner to make a few decisions, like choosing between different floor plans, finishes, and color schemes for the exterior. There’s often some wiggle-room in the design for you to choose upgrades and add-ons, too. Trilogy offers semi-custom home floor plans for four different styles of homes so that you can pick the right combination for you. 

What is a custom home?

Building a custom home means you’re involved in the process from start to finish. From architects to the homebuilder, you’ll work with a variety of professionals to make your vision a reality. A custom home from Trilogy has the benefit of giving you total freedom to decide the floorplan, materials, and finishes, right down to the doorknobs. 

You might want a semi-custom home if…

You want some control over the look of your future home but don’t want to spend a lot of time picking out every single detail, a semi-custom home might be a good match. They can be built on a faster timeline than custom homes. But unlike a ready-made house, you’ll have some input about how it looks, making it a happy medium between the two. 

You might want a custom home if….

You enjoy being a part of the building process, want total design control, and have the time and patience to weather the home building journey. 

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If you’re ready to begin, call Trilogy today. We’ll help you figure out the best option that feels tailor-made for you, no matter what style you choose.

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