Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive from people looking for professional home design and construction.
What if I'm not really sure what I need in the way of a design? How do you know what to design for me?
That's where our experience takes over. We ask questions and listen to you give us the answers... That's the key, listening to you. And after talking with you for a while and listening to your input, your design begins to take shape in our heads. It’s really pretty simple. But you are in control. You give us feedback on what works, and what doesn't. And the plan comes together rapidly. It really does. Sullivan & Forbes build what we design, and we know what works and what doesn't. We bring our expertise to your doorstep and make the design process very easy for you. If you have a question you would like us to answer, contact us today.
I want to build a new home or a room addition, but I don't know where to start. Do I need to get a house plan?
All you need is a piece of property or an existing home that needs to be expanded and Sullivan & Forbes will design and build the home or addition for you. Sullivan & Forbes takes care of everything, from start to finish. Contact us today if we can help with other questions you may have.
What about permits? Who does all that?
Sullivan & Forbes does all that. Hank Sullivan and Larry Forbes are each licensed by the state of Georgia to permit and construct buildings up to 40,000 square feet. We know what to do and how to get through the permitting and inspection process. If you have a question for us, please feel free to contact us today. We hope to hear from you soon.
I'm not very good with color selection and all that. Who helps me make all those important decisions?
Winde Sullivan and Renee Forbes help with that. Winde Sullivan will coordinate the entire selection process for you. An hour or so with Winde and Renee and you have your selections well underway. We make it easy for you, tell you where to go and whom to see. We have some really great folks we deal with who are user-friendly and will advise you in every way and at every turn. We are here to assist our clients in everything from the first step to the smallest detail – start to finish!
How long has Sullivan & Forbes been building and remodeling homes?
Founded in 1997, Sullivan & Forbes has been serving North Georgia for over 25 years. Our reputable team has extensive experience designing and building custom homes and home remodeling making our company North Georgia’s top choice to build your dream home.
Do you have a portfolio of your work or client testimonials?
We have many examples of our work available for you. Browse our online photo gallery to see examples of various projects we’ve completed in the past or visit our testimonials page to read through reviews from past clients.
How do you determine the cost to build a house?
From property size and square footage to the scale of your project, there are many variables that our home builders take into consideration when determining home building prices as well as the cost of a home renovation. Contact us today and request an estimate tailored to your project.
Don't See Your Question?
As a local company, we strive to be a resource to all our North Georgia neighbors. If you have more questions about homebuilding or remodeling, contact us using our online form, or call us at 770-534-2103.