228 Newport, RI 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 Rhode Island 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 
North Kingstown, RI, 02852
11 miles from Newport
Integrity, craftsmanship, quality, detail. On these principles, Suburban Renewal has built some of Rhode Island's finest luxury homes. At the helm, Jeremy Sherer, master builder... Read More
Kirby Perkins (401) 848-0150
Kirby-Perkins is an award winning full service construction company serving areas throughout Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Workmanship, guaranteed for life.
Mystic, CT, 06355
36 miles from Newport
Energy Star Certified Home builder located in Mystic, CT Builder of green, efficient and functional homes. PV panel installation available. Custom, Design build or we will work... Read More
Long Built Homes, Inc. (508) 995-8240
Long Built Homes builds homes and relationships by listening, putting your needs first and by standing on a foundation of truth, integrity and good old-fashioned hard work.
Sandwich, MA, 02563
46 miles from Newport
R. W. Anderson & Sons, Inc. is a fully licensed and insured Builder of fine homes, additions, remodels and commercial spaces. Proud of the homes we build and the relationships we... Read More
Pocasset, MA, 02559
39 miles from Newport
Home Remodeling, from start to finish Read More
42 North Builders (888) 301-0076
Newport, RI, 02840
42 North Builders is a general contracting firm which specializes in custom homes, renovations, historic restorations as well as select commercial construction and property... Read More
GVN Construction (508) 989-6960
Franklin, MA, 02038
42 miles from Newport
We are a family owned business with 30 years of experience in the construction industry. Our main expertise is in medium to large projects from new residential and commercial... Read More
Kirby Perkins (401) 848-0150
Middletown, RI, 02840
1 mile from Newport
Kirby-Perkins is an award winning full service construction company serving areas throughout Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Workmanship, guaranteed for life. Read More
East Hampton, NY, 11937
50 miles from Newport
Builders of fine custom homes in the Hamptons, New York City, Southern Connecticut and Northern New Jersey. Our mission is to build quality homes that exceed the expectations... Read More
Plum Builders, Inc. (631) 329-1300
East Hampton, NY, 11937
50 miles from Newport
We build the Modern Barn®. Plum Builders, Inc. was founded in 1982 in East Hampton, New York by Al and Mary Giaquinto. This husband and wife powerhouse that went on to build... Read More
East Hampton, NY, 11937
50 miles from Newport
general contractor Read More
Smart Built Modular Homes (774) 265-0819
Norton, MA,
34 miles from Newport
Smart Built Modular Homes is a custom modular home builder based out of Norton MA serving the Southeast Massachusetts area. Read More
Clancy Construction Inc (508) 265-4911
MASHPEE, MA, 02649
44 miles from Newport
Clancy Construction has been building new custom homes and remodeling existing homes on Cape Cod for over a decade! Our New Home Construction can be seen throughout the Upper Cape... Read More
Ron Smith Homes (401) 788-9700
Wakefield, RI, 02879
12 miles from Newport
Custom Home Builder, Additions, Remodeling, Developer Read More
Providence, RI, 02903
24 miles from Newport
About Gilbane Development Company Founded in 1970, Gilbane Development is the project development, financing, and ownership arm of Gilbane, Inc. Developing a wide range of... Read More
East Falmouth, MA, 02536
40 miles from Newport
Cataldo Custom Builders, Inc. is one of the most experienced and reputable building companies on Cape Cod. We offer a unique experience with our team approach which brings 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 Newport, RI market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Newport, RI 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 Newport, RI 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.

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?

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