What is the building process when you work with BEAR?

Hover over each of the steps to learn more about our Building Process:

Step 1: Financing

Not sure what you can afford? Pre-approval from one of our preferred lenders will help you figure out your options:

  • Equity in Current Home
  • Down Payment vs. Your Income etc.
  • Monthly Payment vs. Your Income etc.

Tip: Pre-approval should start 6 months to a year before you are ready to make a home purchase.

Step 2: Choose Your Homesite

Bear Homes has neighborhoods located throughout Racine & Kenosha Counties

  • Whether it’s your first home or a move-up custom home, Bear Homes builds the home you want the way you want.
  • Our sales executives will walk you through homesites.

Tip: Already have a homesite? We can accommodate to see which one of our home styles will work best.

Step 3: Choose Your Home Floor Plan

  • Choose from one of our many floor plans.
  • Customize your floor plan with our in-house design team
  • Finalize plan before design center

Tip: Get an idea ahead of time! Floor plans are available to view on our website.

Step 4: Choose Your Interior & Exterior Finishes

  • Meet with our Design Specialists to finalize your final custom touches of your new home
  • Choose colors and other design features
  • Finalize and sign off on details

Step 5: Commence Construction

The average build takes approximately 6-9 months depending on house plan & time of year.

  • Three walk through’s with your sales person & expeditor including an overall site, electrical, & final walk through
  • Our project manager & expeditors are highly experienced and communicative to provide vigorous quality reviews and inspections

Step 6 : Move In Day!

Here’s the moment you’ve been waiting for – closing and move-in day! Prior to closing, you will have a final walk-through and a new home orientation.

  • At key turn over the salesperson will meet you on-site to go over your Warranty binder
  • Hand over keys and get final draw paper work signed.
  • Welcome to your brand new Bear Home!

Step 7: Follow- Up Services & Warranty

Our Semi-Custom Homes include a 12-month warranty.

  •  15 year Dry Basement Warranty
  • Warranty coordinator on staff to take all claims and schedule with contractor and homeowner
  • Your homebuyer portal will change to homeowner portal where you can submit your warranty requests

See the BEAR Homes Team Talk About The Building Process:

Let's Get You Moving.

Contact us today to start building your dream home!

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