Our simple design and build process

Throughout the building process, we work to develop a strong relationship with each of our homeowners, creating an environment where the client is respected and listened to from start to finish.

1. Initial Consultation (no charge)

  • Discuss the client’s objectives, design ideas, and budget.

  • Present the client with a portfolio of our plans to chose from or review plans brought in by the client.

2. Preliminary Design / Project Scope

  • Builders in house design team prepares an initial concept plan sketch of plan for client

  • Discuss and evaluate the scope of the project given the buyers needs and lifestyle

  • Prepare preliminary specification list and cost estimate range

$0 - $2,000 AVG

3. Construction Documents and Specification

  • Engage with architect and engineer to develop the working drawings of the house and site plan.

  • Provide client with comprehensive pricing and specifications.

  • Include pricing for any requested options

  • Assist in customer selections and any further floor plan modifications

  • Acceptance of plans, specification and pricing by client

$6,000 – $12,000 AVG

4. Contract Agreement and Construction

  • Client and Builder enter into contract agreement (Cost Plus % or Fixed Price Contract)

  • Finalize home selections and facilitate showroom visits with designer.

  • Client Orientation of the Construction Process

        i. Discuss timeline of construction and outline critical dates for selections to be finalized
       ii. Change orders/contract addendums

      iii. Site visits and meetings  

5. Closing and Title Possession

  • Builder will notify client in advance of substantial completion of the residence and set closing date

  • Walkthrough and new home demonstration

  • Punch list items

  • Homebuyer's Protection Plan

Find Us

The Kemp Homes Co.

320 N Bemiston Ave,

Clayton, MO 63105

Phone. 314-721-7779