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January 15, 2024

10 Tips for Choosing the Right Floor Plan

Choosing a floor plan can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn't have to be. The team at Ivey Homes finds ways to make choosing  the right floor plan a little easier. Here are 10 tips for choosing the right floor plan:

  1. Assess Your Lifestyle Needs:
    • Consider your current and future lifestyle, including family size, work-from-home needs, and potential changes over the years. Ensure the floor plan accommodates your lifestyle.
  2. Evaluate Room Layouts:
    • Examine the layout of each room to ensure it meets your functional requirements. Consider the flow between spaces and how each room will be utilized.
  3. Think Long-Term:
    • Plan for the future by considering factors such as potential expansions, additional family members, or lifestyle changes. Choose a floor plan that can adapt to your evolving needs.
  4. Natural Light and Ventilation:
    • Prioritize floor plans that maximize natural light and ventilation. Well-lit and well-ventilated spaces contribute to a healthier and more enjoyable living environment.
  5. Consider Energy Efficiency:
    • Look for energy-efficient features in the floor plan, such as proper insulation, energy-efficient windows, and sustainable construction materials. This can contribute to long-term cost savings. IveyWise construction is already included in all townhomes and single family homes for this reason. 
  6. Evaluate Outdoor Spaces:
    • Assess outdoor spaces like patios, decks, and backyard areas. Ensure they align with your preferences for outdoor activities and relaxation.
  7. Check Storage Options:
    • Evaluate the storage solutions within the floor plan. Consider the availability of closets, cabinets, and other storage spaces to meet your organizational needs.
  8. Future Resale Value:
    • Consider the resale value of the home. Opt for a floor plan that has broad appeal and features that are likely to attract potential buyers if you decide to sell in the future.
  9. Consult with Design Professionals:
    • Take advantage of consultations with Ivey Homes' in-house design consultants. Seek their expertise in making informed decisions about finishes, colors, and design elements that complement the chosen floor plan. Attend Ivey's monthly Design Studio Preview Night to meet and speak directly with our Design Consultant. 
  10. Budget Considerations:
    • Stay within your budget by carefully reviewing the costs associated with each floor plan. Consider not only the initial purchase price but also potential long-term costs, including maintenance and energy expenses.

Remember, choosing the right floor plan is a significant decision that impacts your daily life and future. Take the time to thoroughly assess your needs and preferences, and don't hesitate to seek guidance from the Community Experts in each Ivey community to ensure a well-informed decision. Contact us online or call 706-840-8573 to talk with an Ivey team member. 

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Ivey Homes is a leading new home builder in Evans, Grovetown, Augusta, GA, and North Augusta, SC, with townhome and single-family home pricing ranging from the $215,000’s to mid $500,000’s. For more information about living in or building a new home in Columbia County, Richmond County, Aiken County, or Edgefield County, visit! Connect with us on our Facebook page and Text: IVEY to 77848 for convenient updates.

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