The Journey to Your New Home: Step 5 - Moving In!

You researched and found the right builder, who provided a detailed quote. You signed a contract that included detailed specifications. You carefully selected products and systems during the build. You made sure any changes were documented on change orders.

Since you did all of the above, the final bill cannot have any unexpected costs or surprises. The closing of your home should have gone very smoothly. All of your research and hard work has paid off! It seems like there is nothing left to do but to enjoy your new home!

While this is hopefully the case, the complexity of today’s homes may require additional explanations or adjustments after you have moved in. Service After the Sale may be the truest test of your builder. It should be easy for you to arrange lessons or explanations for the various products and systems in your new home. If a problem arises, it should be dealt with in a reasonable amount of time. Information and warranties for the many components of your home should be left with you at closing. Any further information you require should be as simple as calling your builder.

You and your builder have been working together for months. Their only goal during the entire home building process was to exceed your expectations, and to have you refer their company to your family, friends, and associates. Hopefully your builder will remain your best source for any questions, warranties, repairs, renovations, or another new home!

 Congratulations — you did everything right! Enjoy your new home.


Keith Sawlor Sawlor Built Homes Custom Home Builder in Nova Scotia

Keith Sawlor

Keith Sawlor is the second generation Owner of Sawlor Built Homes. With more than 35 years experience building custom homes in Nova Scotia, Keith has built a team that mirrors his professional knowledge and values.

Keith is a Certified Residential Builder who is also certified with many leading industry organizations. He is a Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) Certified Builder, a Net Zero Energy (NZE) Certified Builder, a Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) R-2000 Certified Builder, and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).

Keith is a Board Member of the Atlantic Home Warranty Program as well as the Canadian Home Builders' Association Nova Scotia. He is involved in many other industry programs and associations, such as the Canadian Home Builders’ Association National, Safety Services Nova Scotia and Better Business Bureau.

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Your continuing care and concern since the move, have serviced to reinforce to us that our decision to contract with Sawlor Construction was the right decision.

Donna & Robert


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