aernandez homes faq's
CUSTOM + DESIGN + BUILD
How many years have you been in business, and how many homes have you built?
Eli Hernandez started Aernandez homes in 2011 and since then has built close to 100 homes.
What sort of new home warranty do you offer?
We offer a 1 year builders warranty. We also provide a mechanical warranty as well as a 10 year structural warranty provided by a third party.
Do you only build from existing floor plans, or can I provide my own set of plans?
We can start from scratch on your floorplan or customize an existing floorplan.
What features are standard in the homes you build? What are the upgrade options?
The standards we provide throughout our homes are considered to be upgrades by other builders. We understand you want your home to have the wow factor and we work with you to provide that.
When and how can I make changes or upgrades throughout the building process?
We work together to keep you updated along the way; while allowing you access and checkpoints with the abilitiy to request changes as needed. This is your home and we want you to be happy with the final result.
Do all decisions need to be finalized before construction begins?
We provide flexibility and allow you to make critical selections as we progress through the building process.
What are the energy-saving features of the homes you build?
We offer standard features; windows, radium barrier roof decking, a foam installation option, insulated garage doors, and energy efficient appliances including wifi thermostat.
Who will be overseeing the construction of my home? Who can I reach out to with questions as they arise, and how can I contact them?
The builder oversees the entire project - including the contractors. You will be in direct contact with the Builder and the Sales Assistant via email, phone, and online portal.
What is your process for inspections throughout construction, final walk-through, and to address any matters that need to be corrected or finalized?
By default our homes are inspected by a third party. We also walk the home with you - ensuring we address any issues or concerns you may have before moving in.
How long will it take to build my home?
This depends on the location. Smaller homes range from the time we break ground to the time you move in. We estimate around 6-7 months depending on weather / labor / resources and materials.
How and when will the final cost of my home be determined?
Before we sign the contract, we do our best to provide the layout you are seeking with your budget in mind. You name your price and we see if we are a good fit!
Can I view a current project you’re working on?
Do you build model homes that I can tour?
Our current model home as of Fall 2020 is located at 133 Greg Ln in Jarrell, TX. Our gallery page provides great examples of our work and shows the wide variety of complete custom homes we've built.
Where are you located?
Our current Sales Office / Model Home is in the subdivision of Home Place in Jarrell, TX. We build in that subdivision - and others in the Austin Metro area. We also build on buyers land.
What is your price range?
Our custom homes vary in price based on location, land terrain, interior selections and other factors. Typically, we can build starting at $280k-$500k+
Do you have homes for sale?
As a custom builder, we build homes specifically in collaboration with a buyer. The home is purchased - then built. We do have inventory homes available for purchase from time to time as well.
What areas do you serve?
We serve Austin Metro with a 50 mile radius North. This includes; Round Rock, Georgetown, Liberty Hill, Cedar Park, Lago Vista. We currently have lots available in the Homeplace Subdivision in Jarrell, TX.
What financing do you offer?
We work a local bank to offer streamlined financing and upon qualifying can start building with just 3.5% down. If you are pre-qualified for a loan we can work with your bank as well.
What size floorplans do you build?
Our homes in The Home Place Subdivision in Jarrell, TX start at 1700 SQFT
Do you have gas or electric in your homes?
Our subdivison in Jarrell, TX is electric only - however as a custom home builder we do have the ability to provide gas with an undergound propane tank.
Other questions? Please reach out!