What To Consider In Your New Home

New Home Considerations

Because you’re building a new home, you will be able to personalize it in a variety of ways -imagining your own colors, materials, and style! StoryBook Homes are built with many included upgraded features that you may find are just right for you and your family, and we offer an array of colors and styles to fit any budget. For those that want to upgrade or personalize their home we provided a guide below to create the perfect home for you! Determine your budget with the assistance of your lender.

A convenient checklist to help guide you through the process of customizing your new StoryBook Home.

A convenient checklist to help guide you through the process of customizing your new StoryBook Home.

Customizing Your Home Checklist


Verify your budget with your lender for options and upgrade


Select the elevation (face of the home)

Your Sales Consultant will verify that the elevation is available.


Select structural options:

  • Bedroom vs. Den
  • Patio cover
  • RV cover/garage
  • 3-car garage
  • Balcony


Select Plumbing Changes:

  • Add an additional bathroom (available per plan)
  • Shower vs. Tub
  • RV package

The Kitchen – the heart of the home!

  • Select your appliance package, color and layout (built-in or free-standing, available per plan)
  • Select your cabinet color/style including hardware style, finish
  • Kitchen Sink – double bowl, single bowl, depth
  • Kitchen Faucet – style and finish
  • Countertops – granite or quartz


Electrical Systems and HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning):

  • Upgraded Air Conditioner and Furnace: Las Vegas is hot, but it also gets cold in the winter. So give consideration to upgrading your air conditioning system to save on energy costs down the line. All of our homes are system engineered for the right size(s) of furnace and air conditioner.
  • Tankless hot water heater – provides a continuous loop of hot water to your home and saves space within the garage. (this option varies by community)
  • Additional pre-wire ceiling fan openings
  • Additional Recessed lighting (many recessed lights are included in our homes
  • TV pre-wire openings – we include them in each home – the number of them varies by community. Do you need one for your office or other bedrooms for guests?
  • Additional USB Outlets
  • Pool/spa package
  • Christmas Electrical Package


Rear yard landscaping packages:

All available options are specific to the community and the plan and may not be available in all communities or homes.


We have a generous included flooring package with each StoryBook Home and all flooring is selected at the Design Center with one of their professional designers
  • Vinyl Plank vs. Ceramic Tile
  • Upgraded Padding
  • Backsplash Tile

Remember, the cost of any upgrades you add can be financed over the lifetime of your mortgage. Always check with your lender if you’re unsure as to the impact of your options on your financing.


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