How long do the separate stages of construction take?

  • Finding a realtor who is a good fit: about a week.
  • Finding a house to remodel/renovate/tear down/etc: who knows? This one’s up to you.
  • Finding an architect and draw the plans: four weeks to a year.
  • Get all the various engineering completed: four weeks to three months.
  • Submit to the City of Austin for all applicable permits: four weeks to three months
  • Make your selections (which are called Specifications): one to four weeks.
  • Get everything bid out so that we know what everything will cost: two to four weeks.
  • Shop banks and close on the loan: four weeks to three months.
  • Construction on a typical urban Austin 3,000-square-foot home: about five months.