23. Top 3 Questions You Didn't Know You Should Ask

In this episode Leslie, Breck, and Claire break down the top 3 questions clients should be asking, in order to save time and money as well as make their project truly reflect their personal aesthetic. Here's a glimpse of what you'll learn in today's episode:

  • The lowdown on project permits and the fees associated with them

  • What homework should a client be doing

  • Finding a builder who is excited about your project

  • Why heating and cooling systems are something to think about

  • Breck's project highlight of the week: Hidden Castle!


If you're ready to move forward with your project or have questions of your own contact us here and we will put you in contact with the right member of our team.


"You want a GC [General Contractor] that is excited about new technology and excited about doing what you want"


- Leslie Horn (CEO of Three Squared, Inc.)

Listen to Episode 23 on Apple and Spotify



Shownotes:


  • 00:31 - Introduction to Episode 23.

  • 03:22 - Breck's project highlight of the week: Hidden Castle

  • 06:42 - The top 3 questions you didn't know you should ask your architect.

  • 07:36 - Question 1: What are the permits and fees for my project?

  • 11:47 - Budgeting correctly for project fees.

  • 17:28 - Question 2: As a client, what work should I be doing?

  • 18:15 - Why it's so important to find a builder who is excited about your project.

  • 23:39 - It is never too early to start looking for your general contractor.

  • 25:01 - Deciding what you want your buildings' aesthetic to be.

  • 27:40 - Question 3: What are the systems that my project needs?

  • 28:45 - The direct impact heating and cooling has on your budget and design.

  • 34:35 - Concluding thoughts for Episode 23.


Supplementary episodes for today's conversation :

  1. FAQ Session: Your Quick Start Guide to Container Home Foundations, Insulation & Roofing

  2. 5 Questions to Stop Asking Your Architect (With Love)


Ready to move forward with your project? Contact us here, and we will put you in touch with the right member of our team.