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What’s Better a Single or Two Story Home in Florida?

If you’re building a new custom home in the gorgeous sunshine state, you’ve got a lot to think about. So, when it comes to your building plans, which should you choose: a single story or two story home? The answer might vary depending on who you ask and is likely different based on each homeowners needs. To help you make …

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What to Know About the Permit Process When Building a Custom Home

There’s a lot that goes into a custom home project. When you’re building a luxury custom home, your contractor will likely handle the permits. Generally they’ll include the cost of these permits in their bid, but always ask to make sure. Here are a few things to know about the permit process as you build your dream home. Before and …

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Pros and Cons to Adding a Pool to Your New Custom Home

Nothing says luxury Florida living quite like a custom built pool in the backyard of a custom built home. Plenty of people love dreaming about a spa-like pool to complete their home. While it is a lovely addition to think about, does it work for you in reality? To help you make the best decision we’ve listed the top pros …

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Top Signs Your Custom Home Builder is Cutting Corners

When you’re working on a project as important as creating your dream home, the last thing you want is a sneaky contractor. Building a custom home is one of the best investments for yourself and your future. With the right builder, your new home can be a perfect oasis for your family. Don’t take risks with your most important investment. …

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What You Will Have in Your New Custom Home by Markley Construction

At Markley Construction, we don’t believe in cutting corners. We build luxury homes that define luxury. You want a beautiful house that isn’t just another McMansion, you want it to reflect your style in every nook and cranny. That’s why we offer more standard luxury features than ever before. You won’t be bogged down with unnecessary choices. You also won’t …

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Why Markley Construction’s On-Site Supervisors are Key for Your New Custom Home Build

A great on-site supervisor can make or break a project. It is the supervisor’s responsibility to oversee all aspects and stages of a construction project. They need to manage workers, follow deadlines, communicate with clients, and schedule subcontractors or specialists. The on-site supervisor is like the conductor of an orchestra, he may not have written the score but he’s responsible …

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How Markley Construction Makes the Custom Home Building Process Special

Building a custom home can be a daunting task. There are so many aspects to building a brand new structure that fits all your needs. When you want a house that stands out and offers all the bells and whistles on the market, don’t trust just any contractor. There are tons of local custom home builders to choose from and …

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What to Expect When you Build a Custom Home

There is a lot that goes into building a home, especially a custom designed one built just for you. While it takes much more effort than buying a new construction, there are plenty of rewards. For one, you get a home tailored to your needs and wants. You lay out what is important to you and your family. Do you …

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What’s Better, Paying Cash for a Lot or Getting a Lot Loan?

Building a custom home on an empty lot is like taking a blank canvas and creating a work of art. Custom homes are a great way to get everything you want in a home in the perfect location. So you went out and found that perfect location. When it comes time to actually purchase the lot, what is better for …

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What to Know Before You Buy a Teardown and Build a New Home

You may not know it yet, but buying a teardown might be a viable option for your next home building project. Whether you’re looking to build a custom home for yourself or an investment property, teardowns can be a goldmine. Looking for the perfect vacant lot can be a chore. So if you seem to be striking out, try looking …