Our Process

Building a custom home

is easier than you think.


Phase 1: Pre-Design

Item No. 01


Meet the Lifestyle team, plus discover all your wants & needs fit to your lifestyle and budget.

Item No. 02

Homesite Analysis

Benefit from our years of experience with a complimentary lot consult. Gain insight on your homesite’s topography, views, exposure & potential construction costs.

Item No. 03


Connect you with the right lender & manage the interim financing on your behalf.

Phase 2: Design

Item No. 01

Design Agreement

Discuss plans for a design agreement – a mutual consensus to work as a team with your architect, designer, and our Lifestyle staff from start to contract.

Item No. 02

Architect & Designer Match

Introduce you to our accomplished architect and designer contacts based on your desired style and budget.

Item No. 03

Plan Design

Begin architect & design meetings! To ensure your vision is accomplished, we are heavily involved in all architectural meetings.

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Specifications Meeting

With architectural plans & preliminary selections complete, we will meet for a detailed review.

Item No. 05

Create Proposal

Bid & estimate all costs based on detailed specifications meeting.

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Present Proposal

In-depth review of all costs.

Item No. 07


Review & sign all paperwork to start building your dream home.

How to Design a Custom Home

Check out our step-by-step Design Process vlog!
Design Process

Phase 3: Pre-Construction

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Submit Loan

Submit documents for interim financing.

Item No. 02

ACC/HOA Submittals

We will submit your plans and handle the approval process in your neighborhood.

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Pre-Construction Review

Lifestyle team meets to review all documents and details before final meeting with you.

Item No. 04

Pre-Construction Meeting

Review plans & specifications with you one more time.

Phase 4: Construction Begins!

Construction Process
Lifestyle by Stadler takes great pride in constructing high quality custom homes. Check out our entire construction process video series to learn how we set ourselves a part in the San Antonio custom home builder market.
Construction Process