71 Homer, IL 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 Homer, IL home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More 
Drake Homes (217) 345-6302
Charleston, IL, 61920
40 miles from Homer
Drake Homes is the premier builder of central Illinois custom homes. We provide the Central Illinois area with our stunning custom homes. Homeowners desiring a more hands-on... Read More
The Atkins Group (217) 367-2121
Urbana, IL, 61802-6988
15 miles from Homer
The Atkins Group is a family owned and operated enterprise that has actively been engaged in real estate for over three decades. Over that time, we have maintained strong... Read More
Oxford, IN, 47971
50 miles from Homer
Custom Builder, General Contractor, Construction Manager Read More
Miller Construction (217) 552-7677
Savoy, IL, 61874
16 miles from Homer
Miller Construction Specializes in Custom Homes. Miller Construction has a Design Center located at 411 Clarendon Ct. Ste. 100 in Savoy, IL where all of Miller Construction's... Read More
Pine Village, IN, 47975
48 miles from Homer
Jenkins Country Gardens, Inc. is a well-established landscape contracting company that utilizes its architectural experience, professionalism, and resources to provide the... Read More
47834
50 miles from Homer
14 year old residential construction business. Read More
Urbana, IL, 61802
12 miles from Homer
Signature Homes (217) 355-1202
Champaign, IL, 61822
19 miles from Homer
Terre Haute, IN, IN, 47803
50 miles from Homer
Builder/decorator/remodel Read More
Penfield, IL, 61862
20 miles from Homer
New Life Construction (217) 469-7107
Urbana, IL, 61802
11 miles from Homer
Paris, IL, 61944
33 miles from Homer
MOSELEYS CONSTRUCTION (217) 344-4658
URBANA, IL, 61802
12 miles from Homer
RILEY HOMES (217) 328-1541
URBANA, IL, 61802
12 miles from Homer
Terre Haute, IN, 47807
49 miles from Homer
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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 Homer, IL market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Homer, IL 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 Homer, IL 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 Homer, IL new home builders. You can also look through Homer, IL photos to find a house you like, then contact the builder who worked on it. You can find more home builders in Champaign, Urbana, Saint Joseph, Villa Grove and Catlin.
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