1,033 Lake Geneva, WI 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 Lake Geneva, WI home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More 
Barenz Builders (262) 253-2282
Germantown, WI, 53022
47 miles from Lake Geneva
For over a quarter of a century, Barenz Builders has been a Wisconsin custom home builder building homes graced with the quality of yesteryear combined with the technology of... Read More
Engerman Companies (262) 248-9210
Engerman Companies: Master Builders and Design
Waukesha, WI, 53188
31 miles from Lake Geneva
With over 30 years of construction experience, Ascent specializes in high quality homes, attention to detail and an enjoyable experience. Ascent has earned the reputation as a... Read More
Saint Charles, IL, 60175
45 miles from Lake Geneva
Stonebreaker is a builder and remodeler in the Chicagoland and Lake Geneva Wisconsin area. We're passionate about creating beautiful homes and spaces that reflect our clients... Read More
St. Charles, IL, 60174
47 miles from Lake Geneva
Northern Illinois Luxury Custom Home Builder and Remodeler. Serving the Western Chicago Suburbs & Lake Geneva WI for Over 25 Years! Read More
Highgate Builders (847) 835-7133
Glencoe, IL, 60022
47 miles from Lake Geneva
Highgate Builders offers specialized design and construction services for schedule-conscious clients who appreciate quality and attention to detail. We have experience with... Read More
Tim O'Brien Homes (262) 542-5750
Pewaukee, WI, 53072
35 miles from Lake Geneva
It is my ambition to make a positive impact for the home building industry by continually improving our home building process to deliver our clients a wonderful home building... Read More
Wilmette, IL, 60091
50 miles from Lake Geneva
Signature Properties of Illinois, Ltd prides itself on building distinctive luxury homes on Chicago's North Shore. Our award-winning team shares a passion for fine-quality... Read More
Glencoe, IL, 60022
47 miles from Lake Geneva
We at Newgard are committed to creating a new type of luxury residential construction company. We listen and transform your vision into the home that you will cherish for years to... Read More
Glenview, IL, 60025
48 miles from Lake Geneva
Since 1998, Danko Group Corp. has specialized in quality customer service and excellent craftsmanship. We take pride in our work and build to last. You future is our... Read More
INVERNESS, IL, 60010
34 miles from Lake Geneva
Skycrest Homes LLC, is a full service construction company experienced in creating semi-custom and custom home designs that reflect your unique lifestyle and interests throughout... Read More
Colby Construction (262) 646-4701
Delafiled, WI, 53018
32 miles from Lake Geneva
Colby Construction Co., Inc., founded in 1981, is a quality custom home builder that balances traditional, timeless, exterior details with updated interiors. We establish this... Read More
Aspen Homes Inc (262) 695-4485
Pewaukee, WI, 53072
35 miles from Lake Geneva
Custom, Quality, Green Home Builder in Southeastern Wisconsin. Aspen Homes is known for creative designs, green building practices and attention to detail. Read More
PEA Builders (262) 506-9616
Muskego, WI, 53150
27 miles from Lake Geneva
PEA Builders is a builder of "High performance" and "Passive Solar" homes. Our focus is on "Green" building starting with structure first and incorporating a "Not So Big House" ... Read More
Okauchee, WI, 53069
37 miles from Lake Geneva
Groskopf Construction prides itself on being a custom design-build contractor for new construction and remodeling projects. We will work with the homeowner on getting all... Read More
Lake Barrington, IL, 60010
34 miles from Lake Geneva
Established in 2003 by the principal Neil Hardin, Hardin Builders Inc. has set the standard for residential home building and design in Chicago, North Shore, Barrington,... Read More
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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 Lake Geneva, WI market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Lake Geneva, WI 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 Lake Geneva, WI 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 Lake Geneva, WI new home builders. You can also look through Lake Geneva, WI photos to find a house you like, then contact the builder who worked on it. You can find more home builders in Fox Lake, Burlington, Elkhorn, Harvard and Johnsburg.
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