Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ

The two most popular neighborhoods we build in are StoneyBrooke and Woodland Creek.

Once you have your lot reserved, it takes approximately 5 months with good weather. This includes pricing your changes, drawing blueprints, and meeting with our decorator before construction begins.

Absolutely. Our high-quality new construction homes can be customized to fit your unique needs, desires, and tastes. We can price any minor changes or additions you prefer. Footprint changes can be done for a nominal redraw fee.

No, but you may hold a lot for 30 days that is completely refundable.

No. Lowder New Homes uses James Hardie Siding, which features all the charms and character of wood, while also offering the low maintenance and durability that homeowners demand.

Yes, but you must go through your HOA for approval first.

To install a fence after the house is built, homeowners must go through the HOA for approval.  Additionally, all fences must be a shadowbox style and be 6’ high (unless low area and approved by HOA).

When you build a Lowder new home, you are investing in quality materials from the ground up, including top-of-the-line appliances. Lowder provides two warranties: A one-year builder warranty for coverage on the workmanship of the house, and a 2-10 structural warranty.

Our warranties are backed by a full-service warranty department with a 24-hour response line.

Because of insurance restrictions, move-in may only occur after closing. It’s important for all parties to work closely with the lender to ensure a timely closing.

Hampstead FAQ

The HOA dues cover the grounds maintenance of the community’s common spaces. Meanwhile, the beauty of Hampstead’s narrower lots is that you won’t waste another weekend trying to do yard work.

Yes! There are opportunities for Hampstead residents to reserve a plot at the farm and try out their green thumb. Residents may also take part in our community crop share program, in which you pay a small fee for your share of seasonal harvests.

Yes! The lake at Hampstead was intentionally designed and constructed to create an ideal habitat for bass and bream. It is fully stocked, with some bass weighing in at well over 4 pounds. Fishing is for residents and their accompanied guests only. In addition to fishing, kayaking and canoeing are two other popular lake activities.

Woodland Creek FAQ

For Woodland Creek, the HOA dues are $390 semi-annually, in addition to a $240 one-time initiation fee.

The Woodland Creek community is served by the Pike Road School System.

When Woodland Creek is completed, there will be between 850-900 homes, ranging in price from the low $200Ks up to $500K.

There is no gate, and the streets are public streets. However, there are security cameras, and the HOA hires a security company to patrol from 10:00 pm-6:00 am.

Please visit the Woodland Creek HOA website to view the association’s covenants and restrictions. You can also call the association directly at 334-300-5325.

StoneyBrooke FAQ

For StoneyBrooke, the HOA dues are $132 semi-annually, in addition to a $200 one-time initiation fee.

Sturbridge FAQ

There are 3 different fee structures in Sturbridge. For The Ridge, where Lowder builds, it is $771 per year for 2018.

Membership includes access to community amenitites, including a swimming pool with a raintree kiddie pool, fitness center with cardio machines and weights, tennis courts, playground pavilion, athletic fields, walking paths, and fishing lakes.

Yes. In Sturbridge, Lowder homes are all brick with small Hardi-board accents in gables.

Yes. We sod the whole yard in addition to providing a landscape package for the front of your home.

Yes. All our plans have a covered outdoor living space.