279 Milwaukee, WI Home Builders

What’s the most important step in building a new home from the ground up? Many people would say it’s choosing the right builder. A home building project is a huge and multifaceted undertaking, so it’s important to find a Wisconsin builder you can trust to bring your vision to life and keep the process under control from start to finish. Although a construction job is never without surprises and unexpected challenges, a builder who’s a good fit for your project and personality will make these far easier to handle than a builder with whom you don’t see eye to eye. More 
Barenz Builders (262) 253-2282
Germantown, WI, US 53022
17 miles from Milwaukee
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 
Lemel Homes Inc. (414) 228-1800
Our specialty is building where our buyers want to live rather than restricting your options to subdivisions or land we own.
West Bend, WI, US 53095
30 miles from Milwaukee
Highland Builders | custom home builder and remodeler in the 5 county Milwaukee area that includes West Bend, Cedarburg, Grafton, Hartford, Slinger, Kewaskum, Menomonee Falls,... Read More 
Ascent Building Solutions specializes in beautiful custom homes unique to each owner’s discerning taste and particular requirements. Details Matter!
Tim O'Brien Homes (262) 542-5750
Pewaukee, WI, US 53549
46 miles from Milwaukee
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 
Sheboygan, WI, US 53081
50 miles from Milwaukee
Artisan Craftsmanship. Inspired Design. For The Way You Live. Eastern Wisconsin Custom Home Builder specializing in design/build projects since 1976. First NAHB Licensed Green... Read More 
PEA Builders (262) 506-9616
Muskego, WI, US 53150
15 miles from Milwaukee
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 
Aspen Homes Inc (262) 695-4485
Pewaukee, WI, US 53072
19 miles from Milwaukee
Custom, Quality, Green Home Builder in Southeastern Wisconsin. Aspen Homes is known for creative designs, green building practices and attention to detail. Read More 
Hartland, WI, US 53029
23 miles from Milwaukee
Single Family Custom Home Builder creating both one of a kind custom homes and semi-custom portfolio homes. Remodeling, additions and basements are in our portfolio also. Read More 
Lemel Homes Inc. (414) 228-1800
Milwaukee, WI, US 53217
Our specialty is building where our buyers want to live rather than restricting your options to subdivisions or land we own. We then design the home to maximize the unique... Read More 
Carstensen Homes (414) 529-4588
Franklin, WI, US 53132
11 miles from Milwaukee
Carstensen Homes is one of southeastern Wisconsin's most respected builders. Our team works closely with you and listens carefully in order to bring life to the dream you have for... Read More 
Thiensville, WI, US 53092
15 miles from Milwaukee
As Milwaukee’s premier home builder and remodeler, Clark Design Associates is a State Certified General Contractor and Trained Architectural based residential design-build firm. ... Read More 
Belgium, WI, US 53004
32 miles from Milwaukee
We specialize in Custom Homes and Carpentry Contracting. Read More 
Hickory Hill Homes (262) 646-5406
Oconomowoc, WI, US
31 miles from Milwaukee
Hickory Hill Homes is a custom home builder located in Oconomowoc and serving Southeast Wisconsin. Whether you are building or remodeling in Waukesha, Hartland, Pewaukee, Lake... Read More 
Muskego, WI, US 53150
15 miles from Milwaukee
New Berlin, WI, US 53151
11 miles from Milwaukee
Luxury home designer and home builder based in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Family owned and operated Kingfogl has been general contracting homes of distinction for over 65 years. ... Read More 
Weather Tight Corporation (414) 459-3874
West Allis, WI, US 53227
8 miles from Milwaukee
Weather Tight is Wisconsin's Most-Recommended Remodeler Serving southeast Wisconsin for over 25 years. Weather Tight is trusted by over 15,000 satisfied customers and has over a... Read More 
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What Does a Luxury Home Builder Do?


For builders who also act as developers, the job starts well before the first nail is driven. They perform Milwaukee, WI market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Milwaukee, WI market, and survey the land on which the home 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 Milwaukee, 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 home. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of home builders: Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Architects & 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 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 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 homes 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, luxury home builders and modular home builders on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Milwaukee, WI new home builders. You can also look through Milwaukee, WI photos to find a home you like, then contact the builder who worked on it. You can find more home builders in West Allis, Wauwatosa, New Berlin, Brookfield and Greenfield.
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