Web hosting often comes as a part of the design and upkeep feature of your web designer. In fact, many webmasters have difficulty if you want to select a web host outside of the Webmasters preferred, or in-house server. Some webmasters find compatibility and access issues to be a problem if they have to work with a secondary host outside their network.
If you were to develop a website using a free or low cost site development system you will still likely find your web hosting to be with the company that allowed you to develop the site using their tools.
This leads to a secondary point of information. If a web hosting service is linked to your web designer it may be in your best interest to check the site functionality, overall look as well as the reliability of the hosting service. You could have a web designer develop an incredible site only to drive customers away because of frequent outages and other reliability issues.
In a best-case scenario you will find the marriage between web design function and accompanying web hosting service in a marinade of blissful harmony. However, you should always check the credentials of the web designer as well as the web...