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What Are Some of the Best Materials for Building a Home in South Florida?

What Are Some of the Best Materials for Building a Home in South Florida?

The best materials used to build a home in South Florida will vary based on several factors: the size of the home, the home’s location, the height the home sits above sea level, and your budget. Finding the right materials for each home is part of our job at Paterson Development. The goal is to build a home that can outlast the elements, providing you and your family a safe space no matter what. After all, the materials used to…

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5 Tips for Buying Land in South Florida to Build Your Dream Home

5 Tips for Buying Land in South Florida to Build Your Dream Home

If you are searching for land in South Florida to build your dream home, there are a few tips to follow to get more value out of your investment. From researching location to finding out about local building regulations, there are many things you can do to set yourself up for success. How to Successfully Buy Land in South Florida 1. Location, Location, Location – do your research As they say in real estate, location is everything. Yet, the best…

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9 New Trends in High End Homes in South Florida

9 New Trends in High End Homes in South Florida

Custom built homes feature the latest trends in high end design – from unexpected pops of color to vanities that look like furniture, here are the latest trends we are seeing in high end South Florida homes. The Latest Trends in High End Homes 1. Unexpected Pops of Color Take one look at celebrities like Kaley Cuoco’s home and you’ll see daring pops of color and bold prints. While gray continues to be the most popular choice for walls, cabinetry…

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How Do You Get a Building Permit in South Florida?

How Do You Get a Building Permit in South Florida?

In South Florida, you need a building permit to construct, repair, alter, move, demolish or remove any building or structure, or part thereof. The scope of the work will determine the type(s) of permits required, in some cases more than one permit is necessary. At Paterson Development, we take care of permitting, from soil tests, boundary and elevation surveys, FEMA compliance, and more – we take the complications out of getting the proper building permits. Why Do You Need Building…

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The Building Process: Do You Need to Hire an Architect or a Contractor First?

The Building Process: Do You Need to Hire an Architect or a Contractor First?

Ideally, you want to find both the architect and contractor before you start designing your home, that way you can properly plan and make sure you’re within budget. Although, finding an architect is the very first step. At Paterson Development, we don’t get paid until construction begins but we offer to help from the very beginning, free of charge. We can set you up with qualified architects and engineers, as well as attend all meetings to discuss the design of…

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How Big of a Home Do You Need? A Look at Average Home Sizes in Florida

How Big of a Home Do You Need? A Look at Average Home Sizes in Florida

Square footage plays a big role in the cost to build a new home in Florida. Sometimes it’s worth building a smaller home with nicer amenities, it all depends on how much space you really need. Remember, extra square footage equates to more flooring, additional cabinetry, added window coverings, and the list goes on- all of these things add up quickly. You can eat up a lot of your budget by simply adding more square footage than you need. How…

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7 Tips to Save Money on Homebuilding Costs in Florida

7 Tips to Save Money on Homebuilding Costs in Florida

Cost is one of the biggest factors when it comes to building a home in Florida – or anywhere for that matter. Planning ahead, knowing local regulations and building codes, and hiring the right people for the job can save a lot of money when building a home in Florida. 7 Ways to Save Money Building a Home in Florida As a full-service development company, we know a thing or two about building beautiful homes that don’t break the bank.…

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Remodel or Build from Scratch? 6 Things to Consider to Help You Decide

Remodel or Build from Scratch? 6 Things to Consider to Help You Decide

At Paterson Project Management, we offer both full service new builds and renovations. From design and planning to permitting and construction, we take care of it all. Therefore, we are confident that regardless if you go with renovating, adding on to your existing home, or building a new home from scratch, you can create a home that is uniquely you. Still, that doesn’t make it any easier to decide between building a brand-new home or renovating an existing home. 6…

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9 of The Latest Trends in New Home Construction in Florida

9 of The Latest Trends in New Home Construction in Florida

From bold to simple, we are counting down some of the latest trends in home construction for 2019 and beyond! New Home Construction Trends in Florida Energy Savings Saving energy is at the top of everybody’s list these days. From energy efficient appliances to green materials, there are a lot of different ways you can help reduce your strain on the planet while building a new home. Plus, there are often government-backed incentives to go green and taking advantage of…

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5 Tips for New Home Construction in Fort Lauderdale

5 Tips for New Home Construction in Fort Lauderdale

From hiring a project manager to seeking out available grants, there are a range of things you can do to get the most out of new home construction in Fort Lauderdale. So, you’ve decided to build a custom home from the ground up. The benefits of taking on a project like this are widespread. For one, you can get the home of your dreams instead of settling for someone else’s vision of the perfect home. It’ll take some time and…

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PROVIDERS OF AWARD-WINNING NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION AND HOME RENOVATION IN FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
After more than 20 years of on-the-job experience, and with multiple award-winning builds, we have earned a reputation as a premier construction company in South Florida, providing new home construction, home renovations and property development services to residents of the Fort Lauderdale area.