Process for Lot Owners

This is the Stanley Martin Custom Homes’ process for lot owners in Northern Virginia, Montgomery County, and Maryland. If you currently don’t own a lot and want to find one, please see our Lot Acquisition Process.

Step 1: Schedule Your Stanley Martin Custom Homes Free Consultation

Step 2: We Customize Your Plan and Review Prices

  • If you are customizing, we prepare a preliminary sketch and send it to you.
  • We reconvene for a meeting to receive your feedback and adjust the plan as needed.

Step 3: You Enter into a Contingent Contract

  • You sign a contingent contract that may be canceled at any time during the contingency period.
  • We will continue to revise plan and prepare pricing.
  • Site visit by Michael Schnitzer at no charge to customer.
  • Preliminary browse to understand pricing of finishes.
  • Upon contingency removal, we will finalize your plans and selections and obtain permits.

Step 4: Contact One of Our Preferred Lenders to Obtain Financing for a Construction Loan

Jerry Berry

Chris Kearney

Cheryl Freeman

You are not required to obtain your loan through our preferred lender.  You may use another lender as long as they are a member in good standing with the Mortgage Banker Association. Understanding the lending process is vital and will also help you establish a budget.

Step 5: Pre-Construction and Construction Meetings

  • You will meet with your Project Manager Pre-Construction to review what to expect during construction and review your plans and selections.
  • You will meet again during construction for Pre-Trade and Pre-Drywall orientations.

Step 6: New Home Orientation

  • Verify quality standards throughout the home.
  • Review the use of the systems within the home.
  • Review warranty and service procedures.

Step 7: Warranty and Follow Up

  • You submit your lists for 60-day and 9-month warranty visits.
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