• 4501 NE Minnehaha Street #200, Vancouver, WA 98661
  • Our Building Process

    CHOOSE LOT & FLOOR PLAN

    The home site can be land you own, land you have found, or we can find that special piece of property for you.  Quail Homes also has several Communities to choose from. Search for a plan on Quail’s website, or we can custom design a plan for you.

    FINALIZE HOME PLAN

    The Quail Team will customize the home and its features to fit how you want to live. We utilize tools like Pinterest & Houzz to create your ultimate dream home. After the planning phase, you will approve the custom plans. Quail will develop a detailed estimate for your home package.

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    PURCHASE & SALES AGREEMENT

    Quail and you will enter into a contract for the home package.

    SELECTIONS MEETINGS

    You will work with Quail and our supply team to choose items that make the home special & unique.

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    SUBMIT BUILDING PERMITS

    Quail will take the approved plans, order necessary engineering, and package appropriate documents for permit submittal.  Allow between 3-6 weeks for municipalities to approve and return permits in order for construction to start.  If a loan is in place, have the lender ready to fund for permits, otherwise you will reimburse Quail for the permits.

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    PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING

    Prior to construction, we will review all aspects of the job with you with a special emphasis on establishing excellent communication between yourself and Quail. Stage 1 selections are due at this time. As work is performed each month, funding is required to pay for that month’s activity.

    START CONSTRUCTION

    An on-site meeting with you, the construction manager, framer & lumber provider. This takes place prior to graming so all details & materials needed are accounted for. Down spout locations and garage floor concrete grades will also be established at this meeting.

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    PRE-FRAME MEETING

    An on-site meeting with you, the construction manager, framer & lumber provider. This takes place prior to graming so all details & materials needed are accounted for. Down spout locations and garage floor concrete grades will also be established at this meeting.

    WINDOW & DOOR MEETING

    An on-site meeting with your construction manager and window/door representative will take place to address window/door clarifications.

    FRAMING & MECHANICAL MEETING

    An on-site meeting with your construction manager framer, plumber & HVAC contractor, after the start of framing to confirm scope of work and address any changes.

    ELECTRICAL MEETING

    An on site meeting with your construction manager, and electrician, will take place to review all electrical needs prior to drywall.

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    SIDING MEETING

    An on-site meeting with your construction manager. Siding types and locations are reviewed with the sider and supplier.

    MILLWORK MEETING

    An on-site meeting with your construction & selections manager, trim carpenter & supplier, will take place to review all millwork details prior to starting millwork.

    CONCRETE/FENCING/LANDSCAPE MEETING

    An on-site meeting to discuss concrete flatwork, fencing, and landscaping. Coordinating these important exterior features to your home.

    QUALITY CONTROL

    Quail team will finish a quality control checklist during this walk through, in order to provide a home completed to the RWC & NAHB building standards.

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    NEW HOME ORIENTATION

    Quail will familiarize you with your new home, how the equipment operates, and the details of your warranty. If necessary, you will develop a punch list for Quail to complete prior to moving in or soon thereafter.

    RECEIVE KEYS & MOVE IN

    Keys will be awarded after Homeowner Orientation!

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    WARRANTY

    You new home warranty is outlined in your RWC and NAHB building standards.

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