278 Benton Harbor, MI Home Builders

What’s the most important step in building a new house from the ground up? Many people would say it’s choosing the right home builder. Constructing a new house is a huge and multifaceted undertaking, so it’s important to find custom home builders you can trust to bring your vision to life, as well as keep the process under control from start to finish. Although a construction job is never without surprises and challenges, a Benton Harbor, MI home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More 
Holland, MI, 49424
50 miles from Benton Harbor
When working with Mike Schaap Builders you are receiving a highly skilled and dedicated team with a long-standing record of excellence. Whether embarking on a custom home or... Read More
Holland, MI, 49424
50 miles from Benton Harbor
Troxel Custom Homes is a custom home building and renovation company, Brian Troxel is a 3rd generation Home Builder/Remodeler. Troxel Custom Homes creates award winning homes from... Read More
Crown Point, IN, 46307
50 miles from Benton Harbor
Commercial and Residential General Contractor / Home Builder - Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland. We specialize in high-end projects. We are a highly motivated team with proven... Read More
Crown Point, IN, 46307
50 miles from Benton Harbor
Located in Northwest Indiana, CK Building and Design Corporation is a group of the most highly qualified, trained and educated professionals in the building trades today. As a... Read More
Berrien Springs, MI, 49103
13 miles from Benton Harbor
"Surrounding You with Style" Imagine if you will, your new home... Amazing, breathtaking, inspiring, spectacular. It's a dramatically different approach from the ordinary;... Read More
St Joseph, MI, 49085
4 miles from Benton Harbor
Schmidke Construction & Contracting, LLC specializes in custom construction and remodel projects, many along the Southwest Michigan Lakeshore, from single family new homes to... Read More
Zahn Builders Inc. (616) 738-9246
Holland, MI, 49424
50 miles from Benton Harbor
Founded in 1995 by Tony Zahn, Zahn Builders Inc. has become a distinguished builder of premier custom Lakefront homes-serving the discriminating clientele who expect the very best. Read More
AVB Inc. (269) 323-2022
Portage, MI, 49006
44 miles from Benton Harbor
AVB creates lasting value through excellence in construction and development. We always give the extra effort to Build Something Better while developing long-term relationships... Read More
Holland, MI, 49424
50 miles from Benton Harbor
Paradigm Renovation specializes in custom renovations for discerning home owners with commitment to a high level of standards and attention to detail. Paradigm is leading the way... Read More
Berchiatti Homes (269) 207-2325
Mattawan, MI, 49071
35 miles from Benton Harbor
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Fennville, MI, 49408
37 miles from Benton Harbor
Since 1990, Darpel & Associates Builders, Inc. has focused on custom residential and light commercial projects in the Allegan County Lakeshore area. Led by co-founders and... Read More
DeVon Builders (574) 271-0686
South Bend, IN, 46635
31 miles from Benton Harbor
Building custom homes to fit your individual needs Read More
Zeeland, MI, 49464
50 miles from Benton Harbor
Residential and Commercial Builder. Designer Read More
Laporte, IN, 46350
39 miles from Benton Harbor
Custom Home Builder, Remodeler Read More
KLH Custom Homes (269) 823-8041
Kalamazoo, MI, 49009
41 miles from Benton Harbor
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What do new home builders do?


For builders who also act as developers, the job starts well before the first nail is driven. They perform Benton Harbor, MI market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Benton Harbor, MI market, as well as survey the land on which the house will be built to make sure it is suitable for construction. They also obtain the necessary permits.

A good builder has skills that go far beyond construction — he or she must supervise subcontractors and artisans; keep tabs on Benton Harbor, MI zoning regulations, building codes and other legalities; inspect work for problems along the way; and perform dozens of other roles that are essential in building a quality house. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of home builders: Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Architects & Building Designers, Kitchen & Bath Designers, Specialty Contractors.

Builders are responsible for ensuring that the home-building project sticks as closely as possible to the specified timetable, particularly in the event of change orders. Custom and luxury home builders also need interpersonal skills to deal with clients of all types, soothe frazzled nerves, negotiate conflicts and resolve problems.

Questions to ask a prospective custom home builder:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • May I see a current jobsite?
  • Can you give me the addresses of some houses you have built?
  • Are you and your employees licensed and insured?
  • What license(s) do you have?
  • What other training and affiliations do you have?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • How will I be charged for parts and materials?
  • When can your job get done?
  • What is your policy for change orders?
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

Find custom home builders and luxury home builders on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Benton Harbor, MI new home builders. You can also look through Benton Harbor, MI photos to find a house you like, then contact the builder who worked on it. You can find more home builders in Niles, Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Paw Paw Lake and Hartford.
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