215 Shaftsbury, VT 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 Shaftsbury, VT home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More 
Wilmington, VT, 05363
19 miles from Shaftsbury
Custom Home Builders Located in southern Vermont. Building Quality Homes to fit your needs. Read More
Stockbridge, MA, 01262
46 miles from Shaftsbury
Jay Rhind Builders is based in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. We offer a wide range of construction and construction-related services that include new construction, additions,... Read More
Ennis Construction (802) 674-2646
Ascutney, VT
50 miles from Shaftsbury
Ennis Construction, Inc. is in business to build the home or business you want. You will find us cooperative, adaptable, and ready to work hand-in-glove with you, your architect... Read More
Vermont Timber Works (802) 886-1917
North Springfield, VT, 05150
44 miles from Shaftsbury
Vermont Timber Works is the industry leader in timber framing and post and beam construction. We began designing and building homes from start to finish in 1987. In 2000 we began... Read More
Rosewood Home Builders (518) 783-4090
Latham, NY, 12110
32 miles from Shaftsbury
At Rosewood Home Builders, we build more than homes. We build communities in picturesque settings where luxury meets convenience, and where neighbors become lifelong friends.... Read More
Theodore Wagner (518) 221-8991
Waterford, NY, 12188
27 miles from Shaftsbury
Custom home building and renovations. The more difficult the better. Read More
North Clarendon, VT, 05759
43 miles from Shaftsbury
Building a house requires skilled craftsmanship. Creating a home can only be achieved by designing living spaces that truly reflect your personal style. At Timber Creek Post &... Read More
Pete Conrad Construction (802) 363-5191
Manchester, VT, 05255
17 miles from Shaftsbury
Pete developed a passion for fine craftsmanship while attending a private boarding school in Amenia, NY, where he was part of an eclectic woodworking program that featured... Read More
Galarneau Builders Inc. (518) 587-8191
Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
28 miles from Shaftsbury
Galarneau Builders is a family owned and operated business that has been serving Saratoga County since 1980. For over 30 years Galarneau Builders has been building custom homes,... Read More
Bordeau Builders (518) 860-4603
Ballston Spa, NY, 12020
33 miles from Shaftsbury
A professional that understands the industry and is positioned to stay ahead of the game. Bordeau Builders offers a vast selection of floor plans, home styles and building lots... Read More
Ballston Spa, NY, 12020
33 miles from Shaftsbury
Since 1988, Malta Development Co., Inc. has been building the American Dream for home buyers in all price ranges, and at every stage of life in Saratoga County, New York. Malta... Read More
A. Champagne Builders (518) 528-4456
Ballston Spa, NY, 12020
33 miles from Shaftsbury
A. Champagne Builders is a family owned business of 4 generations. We are one of the premier remodeling and custom home building companies in the Ballston Spa/Saratoga Springs... Read More
Abele Builders Inc (518) 373-9613
Clifton Park, NY, 12065
30 miles from Shaftsbury
For over 25 years, Abele Builders, Inc. has been building quality homes for families in the Capital Region. Brothers Chris and Ed Abele have built a solid reputation with homes... Read More
Marini Homes, LLC (518) 869-1200
Latham, NY, 12110
32 miles from Shaftsbury
Marini Homes has been considered one of the most trusted home builders in the Capital Region of Albany, New York since 1947. Our homeowners enjoy high quality construction, unique... Read More
Bercume Builders (413) 374-5050
Hadley, MA, 01035
50 miles from Shaftsbury
Bercume Builders is a family owned company in Western Massachusetts building homes since 1984. Through years of experience we have developed a strong local reputation for building... 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 Shaftsbury, VT market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Shaftsbury, VT 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 Shaftsbury, VT 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 Shaftsbury, VT new home builders. You can also look through Shaftsbury, VT photos to find a house you like, then contact the builder who worked on it. You can find more home builders in Bennington, Cambridge, Greenwich, North Bennington and Arlington.
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