2020 Update: Thanks for reading my blog! Over the last 15 years I have sold dozens of Toll Brothers Homes, my wife is a former sales manager for Toll Brothers, and I have represented Toll Brothers Sales Managers in a personal capacity when they need to buy and sell a home. My unique insight into their sales techniques, incentives, and negotiation philosophy uniquely position me to be an effective negotiator for my clients when buying new construction homes. 

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Are you in the market for a new build luxury home? Award-winning Toll Brothers could be the right choice for you. The Fortune 500 company founded in 1967 is the country’s leading luxury home builder. Twice named “National Builder of the Year” by Builder magazine, the company offers personalized options and a unique home buying process. Toll Brothers uses premium and environmentally safe materials and offers an on-site design manager to assist you in choosing the perfect details for your custom-built home.

Toll Brothers New Construction Home Buying Process

Toll Brothers pride themselves on their customized buying process by fitting each buyer’s unique style and forming personal relationships with all their customers. Customers will work with one senior-level project manager throughout the home building process. Your project manager is responsible for all customers in your chosen community. They oversee construction and subcontractors along with every detail throughout the construction process. You will work with your project manager using a 360-item checklist that ensures your home will be designed reflecting your personal style.

Using Toll Brothers you will utilize “Design Your Own Home,” a tool used as a personalized way to lead the design process of your new home. Over 500 options are available for you to review, including in-law suites, sunrooms, and greenhouses.

With the Toll Brothers “On Your Lot” program, the company provides homeowners a ten-year warranty. The distinguished company also offers in-house financing that allows customers to put down a small deposit before construction and pay the balance once their home is finished.  

One differentiator between Toll Brothers and other builders is their "unique and comprehensive two-step pre-settlement orientation program". Here's what you can expect when buying new construction with Toll Brothers:

  • Step 1: Work with your designated construction manager to walk through a 360-item checklist which will ensure the quality and satisfaction of your new home. 
  • Step 2: The very next week, you'll tour your home and review touch-up work that was completed after the first assessment.

During settlement, you will be provided with a warranty request form which ensures any future warranty work is noted and corrected. Toll Brothers always surveys all buyers after move-in and utilizes their feedback for future design modifications. After moving into your new home you can log into your "My Toll Home" portal to add more personalized options and report warranty issues. This portal is also available during the new construction process to keep up with checkpoints and updates with photos! 

Toll Brothers Communities in Virginia

With many Virginia Toll Brothers communities, they have unique options for every homebuyer. We’ve chosen a few standout communities as examples. 

Arden: Great Falls, VA

The upscale Arden community features new luxury single-family homes on tree-filled quarter-acre to over an acre lots. A Toll Brothers Arden custom-built home is truly contemporary deluxe family living. Options include entry openings leading to two-story foyers with beautiful views of open staircases along with formal dining rooms and great rooms. Incredible gourmet kitchens feature large center islands that overlook the great room featuring a fireplace and private stairs to the second floor. With 3-car, side loaded garages, spacious bedrooms, exquisite flooring, and top of the line finishes along with hiking trails and a large community pond living in Arden is a dream come true. 

Commonwealth Place at Westfields-The Braddock: Chantilly, VA

Situated in a prime location within walking distance to many shopping and dining choices, The Braddock Collection at Commonwealth Place is a stylish townhome community. With easy access from Routes 28,50,267, I66 and Dulles International Airport Commonwealth Place at Westfields is ideal for the active commuter. Plush townhomes offer expansive 10-feet ceilings, open living spaces with fourth-floor lofts, rooftop terraces, and hardwood floors throughout the home. Stunning master bedrooms are highlighted by large walk-in closets and substantially sized additional bedrooms include a private bath and access to a fully-covered Juliet balcony. 

Loudoun Valley-The Carlisle: Ashburn, VA

Loudoun Valley integrates the appeal of country living with opulent resort-style amenities in their elegant townhome-style condominiums. A modern fitness center, a lavish clubhouse, and miles of hiking trails are available to homeowners just steps from their front door. Conveniently located near attractions such as The Boro, Tysons Corner Center, and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts the upscale community has everything homeowners need within minutes from home. Amenities include a playground, pool, tennis courts, and basketball courts. The custom-built townhomes include inviting foyers opening into sizeable living rooms and dining rooms. Gourmet kitchens include large center islands and abundant counter and cabinet space. Enormous walk-in closets and private covered deck access are just some of the options homebuyers can choose from. 

Start from scratch and choose all the details for your custom-built home from the ground up. With a numerous array of customized home designs and over 500 additional options, Toll Brothers easily helps you personalize your dream home. 

If you are considering buying a new construction home from Toll Brothers or any other home builder in the DC metropolitan area, contact Khalil El-Ghoul before you meet with the builder and visit the community. Working with a Buyer’s Agent to help with your new construction build will save you a ton of money. Your agent has relationships with these builders that help throughout upgrade negotiations and closing. Having a Buyer’s Agent represent you in a New Construction home buying process is key to saving money and protecting your interests.  

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