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Hibbs Homes

Hibbs Homes

5.0 (12)
We are a truly custom builder. We've never built the same home twice. We build homes from $600,000 to $4,000,000 across the St. Louis area. We were voted Missouri's Best Energy Efficient Homebuilder in 2019 & 2020, and the Best Custom Homebuilder in Missouri in 2021. 
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Hibbs Homes

Hibbs Homes

5.0 (1)
We are truly Custom home builders. Each home we build is custom designed to suit our individual clients’ lifestyle and needs, which is why we are categorized as a custom new home builder. No matter what your budget, in the thousands or the millions, you are not bound by a preselected list of floorplans and finishes. We deliver your dream home on time and on budget. 
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Brendel Architects Inc.

Brendel Architects Inc.

5.0 (1)
House Plans Designed with You in Mind As highly skilled Architects with more than 25 years of experience, we cater to a niche market. Our clients are typically those that want house plans that are different from the rest—an original, quality, custom home. We invite you to experience the difference between basic construction and fine architectural home building.  Family owned and operated by a mother/daughter team, our residential architectural firm caters to our clients' needs by providing personalized services.  Our specialists have focused expertise in various fields and understand the mechanical, technical, and structural r ... View Profile
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Dc Strategies, Llc

Dc Strategies, Llc

DC Strategies offers a combination of interior design services, to get the plan pulled together, as well as construction management services, to get the plan in action. The process involved in renovating the most important areas of your home can be overwhelming, and our team works to walk our customers through it to make it an enjoyable experience. 
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Jlp Homes

Jlp Homes

JLP Homes is proud to be entering our 22nd year in business. Jon Poetker, manager of JLP Homes began working in the construction industry as a trade contractor framing homes for other builders. With a strong family history in residential construction, Jon decided to start JLP Construction in 1997 and has built over 900 homes. His initial focus and vision still remains to provide quality new homes at a fair price. Our showroom, just south of Columbia, IL, offers prospective buyers a “hands on” look at all the current home building options. We take pride in our craft and in doing so have elected to join The Home Builders Association ... View Profile
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Fischer & Frichtel Homes

Fischer & Frichtel Homes

Fischer & Frichtel builds top-quality, award-winning homes and develops highly desirable communities known for their beauty, location and amenities. Family-owned and operated since 1945, and under the leadership of the highly regarded John W. Fischer since 1984, the company's distinguished reputation is built on its high quality standards and outstanding customer service. Please visit our communities of new homes in Affton, Chesterfield, Cottleville, Eureka, O'Fallon, St. Albans, St. Charles, St. Peters, Wentzville and Wildwood, and West St. Louis County, Missouri. We have a collection of display homes and Move-In Ready homes for you to t ... View Profile
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CoMo Concrete LLC

CoMo Concrete LLC

We never sacrifice quality for any reason- neither our profits nor other subcontractors will push us into giving you less than gorgeous and durable results. We specialize in decorative and stamped finishes. Whether you want a beautiful faux granite concrete counter or an imitation slate stamp on your new patio- CoMo Concrete delivers. Or your money back.
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We are a licensed & Insured construction company located in Granite City Illinois. With 30 years in the construction busniess. We provide exceptional services in both Illinois and Missouri. Our concrete services include, Driveways, Parking Lots, Curbs, Basement Floors, Tear out & Replace, Overlay & Stain, Stamp & Color.  Our Home Repair and Home improvement, services include, Remodeling, Insurance Claim Repair, Additions, Decks, Siding, Windows & More        ... View Profile
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Frequently asked questions

How much do house builders near me cost?

The average cost to build a house is $155,000 to $416,000, not including the land or lot. Building a custom home costs $100 to $155 per square foot, depending on the location, size, finishes, and customizations. Prefab or modular homes cost $80 to $160 per square foot to build using a pre-designed floor plan.

How long does it take to build a house?

Building a home takes 6 to 12 months on average, including obtaining the permits, drawing the architectural plans, and construction. Bad weather conditions, changing finishes, or a shortage of laborers and subcontractors can increase the overall building time.

What do new home building contractors do?

Custom home builders and general contractors manage the entire house building process, and adhere to zoning regulations and building codes. The best home developers do the following:

  1. Consults with the customer to plan their new home.
  2. Estimates the total cost of materials and labor.
  3. Hires and manages dozens of subcontractors such as architects, carpenters, plumbers, and roofers.
  4. Schedules and coordinates the subcontractors' work.
  5. Oversees the construction process from start to finish.

Do you need a realtor when building a home?

Real estate agents are not required when building a new home, but they can help with contracts and negotiations on upgrades. Plus, realtors can provide information about a neighborhood or city and connect you with lenders and home inspectors to make the process seamless.

Where to start when building a house?

Here are the steps and what you need to know when building a house:

  1. Figure out the house style wanted and start looking for land.
  2. Create a budget and get feedback and estimates from home builders near you.
  3. Purchase the plot of land.
  4. Hire a new home builder or general contractor to build and manage the project.
  5. Develop the architectural plans.
  6. Get the required permits and inspections.
  7. Consider purchasing insurance to cover the project.
  8. Start the construction.
  9. Schedule the final inspection before moving in.
  10. Finish by landscaping the lawn.

Who do I hire to build a house in my area?

Custom home builders and general contractors build houses. Custom home builders have an in-house team of contractors from start to finish, while general contractors hire and manage dozens of subcontractors. Both choices are common and have similar fees of 10% to 20% of the project cost.

To find the best home builders in your area:

  • Get at least three estimates from home developers to compare.
  • Ask for references and to see a portfolio of their past work.
  • Verify their insurance, worker’s compensation, and bond guarantees.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide, Google, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Ask for a full itemized contract in writing in case of a dispute.
  • Avoid making large payments upfront. Come up with a payment schedule for work completed.

What questions should I ask local home builders?

Ask the following questions before hiring home building contractors.

  • How long have you been in the home building business?
  • What types of homes do you build?
  • Will you work with me to create a floor plan?
  • How many similar homes like mine have you built?
  • Can you provide me with a list of references?
  • Can I see your portfolio, or can you give me the addresses of houses you've built?
  • Are you licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • How do you handle damages that happen on the job?
  • Who's the project manager, and will you use subcontractors?
  • What qualities do you look for in subcontractors?
  • What hours do you and your crew work?
  • How long will the project take?
  • Is landscaping included?
  • What permits do I need, and will you obtain them?
  • What does your warranty policy include?
  • Can you provide me a written estimate or contract with a breakdown of all costs?
  • What’s your payment schedule?
  • Do you offer in-house financing?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?