Our Home Building Process

The Monterey Bay Custom Home Building Process

Backed by Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Monterey Bay in Raleigh has decades of experience that has gone into developing our home building process. We understand that when building a custom home, there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach. So we’ve refined our building experience to make the process as organized, transparent, and worry-free as possible. Our 10 step process keeps your custom home building project moving at a good pace, while keeping you informed along the way. This results in your perfect new home, that will give you value and pleasure for years to come.

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View Our Open Home Models

Get Inspired

  • Visit one of our all inclusive model homes staffed by our sales professionals and open daily
  • “What you see is what you get,” because our base prices include everything shown in the conditioned living area of our model homes
  • Using our Interactive Walk-Thru technology you can “tour” our models homes from virtually anywhere
Browse Our Models

Choose Your Homesite

Raleigh? Wake Forest? Pick Your Perfect Location

  • Your lot, our lot, or we’ll find one together
  • It may be in one of our prestigious communities, on a lot outside a planned community, or an infill location in-town
  • We’ll walk the homesite with you to discuss the foundation, how the home will fit, and any unique conditions that may need to be addressed
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Design your custom home with Arthur Rutenberg Homes Monterey Bay in Raleigh

See Our Custom Home Plans

Start Designing Your Dream Home

  • We have over 200 award winning home designs from 2,000 to 7,000 sf, all featuring authentic architectural detailing and styling
  • We have experienced Sales Consultants on site at our model homes to assist you in finding the home design that most closely fits your lifestyle and needs. This plan will be the starting point for your new home
See Our Home Plans

Customize Your New Home

We Build Your Vision

  • You Dream We Build” -Add a room, enlarge a kitchen, or create a custom elevation. Done by the same team that designed our homes.
  • Our Personalized Floor Plan process will provide you with a fully customized plan most times within 72 hours.
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This is where you can figure out the price of your custom built home from Arthur Rutenberg Homes in Raleigh, NC

Price Out Your Custom Home

Get Your Quote Quickly

  • Our Rapid Quoting process provides you with detailed pricing for your fully customized home in days, not weeks or months
  • Our pricing includes Standards easily demonstrable in our “all inclusive’ model homes or our Design Studios
  • Our standard features look like most builders’ option lists
  • Pricing is final and guaranteed – no mysteries and unquantifiable allowances – Mystery is fine in the theatre but not when you’re building a custom home
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Finalize The Building Agreement

  • Our documentation is very detailed
  • We will show you where every dollar is being spent
  • We state in our Building Agreement that your home “Will have craftsmanship equal to or better than the model home you visited”
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Get Ready To Start Building Your Home

Our Interior Design Team Will Help With Your Vision

  • Our one stop Design Studios reduce the time needed to shop and make all of your selections
  • Our world-class designers are available for all your decorating needs including window coverings and complete furnishings packages. Give your home the Arthur Rutenberg Homes model look
  • You will meet with our vendor partners who provide cabinetry, security and sound systems, landscaping and outdoor living features including kitchens, fireplaces, and pools and spas, so we get it right to fit your lifestyle

Start Building Your Custom Home

Not You, Us. This is Where Our Fun Starts

  • With all selections and decisions finalized prior to start, you will be free to enjoy watching your new home come to life
  • An experienced construction manager will oversee every detail of construction of your home and be available to you for any questions
  • And best of all, we build with quality you can see, touch and understand – “Equal to or better than the model home you visited”
Building Your fully customized home in Raleigh, NC
The last part of building your custom home in Raleigh NC with Arthur Rutenberg Homes Monterey Bay

Welcome To Your New Home

The Last Steps

  • Prior to moving in you will have an Orientation Walk Through with your Construction Manager, and be familiarized with the operation of all systems and equipment in your new home
  • With our Gold Standard Closing process we will guarantee that no more than 5 items will need correction or completion prior to your move in

Our Warranty And Credo

You’re In Great Hands

  • Arthur Rutenberg Homes’ independently owned and operated franchise building companies offer the strongest “bumper to bumper” assurance in the industry
  • We augment the industry standard One Year Warranty on Systems and Ten Years on Structure with our Credo…“If, within 10 years of the closing of your new home, a problem occurs which you believe is the result of a defect in original workmanship, we want to hear from you. We will inspect the problem, and if we agree, we will correct it without charge”
What Are You Waiting For?
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