Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I go with Owner Builder Network?
A: Owner Builder Network has a distinct reputation and has serviced the Dallas Ft.
Worth Metroplex since February, 2001. With over 1,000 homes built through our program,
a list of references will be provided with your free one on one consultation.
Q: How much money will I save?
A: Thousands! Owner Builder Network clearly takes "No Kick-backs". You pay for materials
and labor directly. Our set fees are based merely on the size of your home and do
Q: Do you offer financing?
A: Yes. We offer both construction and permanent loans.
Q: When should I start building my new home?
A: Now is the time to build and take advantage of the low cost of materials and
labor prices. Also, interest rates are still at a record low and will eventually
Q: Where do I start?
A: With a monthly budget in mind and an idea of what you want to build, call us
to set a FREE one on one appointment. Based upon these findings, we can guide you
with the next steps toward your new home.
Q: Can I really build a new home? I can't even hang a picture straight on a wall.
A: Absolutely! Most Owner Builder Network customers have never built a home before.
You will have a "Team of Experts" helping you from start to finish. All that you
will need to build is the capability to schedule, make calls, pay bills, and visit
the job site possibly once a week to pay sub-contractors.
Q: Can I do this with a full time job and kids?
A: Yes you can. Many have. This is why we want you to call our references. Just
Q: How long will it take to build my home?
A: On an average, it is about 6 months from the time the foundation is poured; depending
on what you're building and where.
Q: Who pays the bills?
A: You do. You control the money, you write the checks. You will monitor costs associated
with your project and know exactly where the money is going.
Q: How often will I need to be at the job site?
A: You will need to be at the site possibly once a week; at times to pay sub-contractors.
(If you hired a builder, you would be doing that anyway)
Q: Does my land have to be paid for?
A: No. We can roll the land pay-off into the construction loan.
Q: What if I don't own land yet? Do I still need to come in for an appointment?
A: Yes. Owner Builder Network will help you determine how much you are able to spend
on land so that no costly errors are made. This could be buying too much land and
then not being able to afford the home you want.
Q: What if I don't have plans, but plenty of ideas?
A: Owner Builder Network has designers that will help you customize and design your
new home based upon your dreams and desires, while still keeping you within your
Q: How do I find sub-contractors to build the house?
A: Owner Builder Network provides a quality list of sub-contractors that have a
proven track record with us. You can also use sub-contractors outside of the network
providing they have the proper credentials that are required to Texas building.
Q: How do I know if my home is being built right?
A: You will hire a third party inspector that works for you - not us, the bank,
or the framer. We have several inspectors on our list, or you can hire your own.