When people set out to buy a home, they begin with the desire to make a home for themselves but end up purchasing an already built home. It seems that renovating an existing property feels like a more straightforward job as compared to building a new one. People who want to make a house think that they will finalize a plot, get in touch with the builder and tell him/her about what kind of home you want but in reality, it works the other way around. The cheapest and safest way to get this done is by selecting the plot of land with the architect and letting him know about the kind of structure you have in mind. This way, the architect will be able to devise a plan which will not exceed your budget and will be within the local building regulations.
Have a comprehensive idea in your head about the kind of house you want and make copious details of your plan so that it becomes easy for the builder to visualize your dream. The architect will look at your project and suggest changes, do not be rigid about how your dream home looks, your builder is aware of the local construction rules and he will make sure that the house is built keeping in mind the safety of the occupants. Make sure that you ask you, builder, to provide enough windows for natural lighting and airflow. Depending on the altitude of the land, you will have to get the house well insulated to keep you warm in winters and keep the house cool in summers. Building a house is based on evolutionary instinct, stick to making the home in a spacious and straightforward way, luxury is good, but a sophisticated home cannot provide the comforts of simple living space.