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Lots For Sale Throughout Central Iowa

Are you in the market for a new home, but want to build a custom home from the ground up? Then you’re in luck! The experienced custom home builders at Jerry’s Homes has a variety of lots for sale for you to choose from. Jerry’s Homes will work with you throughout the entire home building process starting with lot discovery to help you find the perfect location for your new home. From there, we’ll work with you to review pricing, expectations, negotiations, floorplans, construction and closing once complete. Jerry’s Homes has lots for sale across Des Moines, Grimes, Cedar Rapids, Waukee, Norwalk, Ankeny, Urbandale, Clive, IA and beyond! Read more about our home building process below. Call Jerry’s Homes today to get started on finding the perfect neighborhood for you and your family!

Jerry’s Homes Comprehensive Home Building Process

Step

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Step

01

Discovery

The Discovery Phase is like the foundation of the home; the more prepared and knowledgeable in this phase, the more confident one can be moving forward. This is a guide to provide the information and tools to move to Phase 2: Agreement.

• Market/Inventory Knowledge
• Financing
• Buyers Agent
• Pick a home/plan/lot
• Understand lot/location
• Pricing of home + upgrades
• Establish expectations

• Market/Inventory Knowledge
• Financing
• Buyers Agent
• Pick a home/plan/lot
• Understand lot/location
• Pricing of home + upgrades
• Establish expectations

Step

02

Agreement

The Agreement Phase is where negotiation takes place. Jerry's Homes bases negotiations off of current market values, current market conditions and comps in the area to ensure our clients get the best deal possible.

• Understand + fill out all JHI paperwork
• Establish close date
• Negotiate offer
• Execute offer

• Understand + fill out all JHI paperwork
• Establish close date
• Negotiate offer
• Execute offer

Step

03

Built-To-Order

If you should choose to build a custom home this would be the next step. In the Built-To-Order Phase you will make important decisions regarding the interior and exterior look of your dream home. The next step would be the Build phase.

• Selections
• Floor plan
• Site plan
• Sign off

• Selections
• Floor plan
• Site plan
• Sign off

Step

04

Sold Under Construction

If you should choose to purchase a home already in progress it would be considered "Sold Under Construction." You can now move to the Build phase.

• Selections complete
• Sign off on changes
• Do not stop construction until signed PA

• Selections complete
• Sign off on changes
• Do not stop construction until signed PA

Step

05

Complete

In this phase you have chosen to purchase a spec home that is already complete with finishes chosen by our expert design team. You can now move on to the Closing phase.

• Set close
• Set walk thru
• Establish + sign off on upgrades

• Set close
• Set walk thru
• Establish + sign off on upgrades

Step

06

Build

This is the construction phase of your home. Once complete, you can move to the Closing phase.

See Build Process Guide.

See Build Process Guide.

Step

07

Closing

There are a lot of exciting things that happen during the Closing phase. You will go through your new home orientation, sign papers and most importantly, receive the keys to your brand new home!

• Walk thru
• Closing
• Final sign off
• Referral

• Walk thru
• Closing
• Final sign off
• Referral

Step

08

Peace Of Mind

Our goal is to make sure you have nothing to worry about when it comes to your brand new home. We provide you with all the tools you will need to achieve this.

• 12 month warranty
• 5 year manufacture warranty
• 10 year structural limited warranty
• Share experience with others
Life event and the Proven Process starts over >>>

• 12 month warranty
• 5 year manufacture warranty
• 10 year structural limited warranty
• Share experience with others
Life event and the Proven Process starts over >>>

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The best part of building with Jerry's Homes is that you've got an experienced partner who has spent 60 years choosing the right builders, collaborators and associates. We've seen it all before so when it comes to your house, you're in good hands.

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