Tilson Homes
Jan 25, 2022

Tilson Live! Preparing Your Land for Building a New Home

Live Seminars, Build On Your Land

Developing your land for building a new home is the most unique aspect of building on your land. Eric and Dawn discuss what you need to know about preparing your land for construction. They'll cover everything from site prep to installing utilities and the documents you'll need to get started. They'll also answer viewer questions live.


What We Cover

  • Customer Responsibilities During Prior to Construction
  • Important Documents - Deed, Title Insurance, Boundary Survey, Deed Restrictions and Covenants
  • Installing Utilities - Power, Water, Sewer or Septic, Gas or Propane
  • Site Access - Culverts and Construction Drives
  • Site Planning & Preparation
  • Other questions from the audience




Seminar Notes

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  • Welcome & Greetings [00:45]
  • Introduction to Land Preparation [04:16]
  • Viewer Greetings & Questions [05:18]
  • Developing Your Land For Building a New Home [17:03]
  • Customer Pre-Construction Responsibilities [19:47]
  • Items Needed Before You Can Build [21:08]
    • Deed to Property [22:26]
    • Title Insurance [24:03]
    • Boundary Survey [24:43]
    • Deed Restrictions & Covenants [27:05]
  • Viewer Questions [28:36]
  • Utilities [40:34]
    • Power [41:03]
    • Water - Well or Meter [41:54]
    • Sewer or Septic [43:02]
    • Natural Gas or Propane [45:25]
  • Site Accesss - Construction Drives & Culverts [47:02]
  • Site Planning & Preparation [48:30]
    • Site Plan [49:58]
    • Site Clearing [50:39]
    • Groundwork [51:10]
  • Viewer Questions [51:51]
  • Wrap Up and Goodbyes [01:17:12]

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