147 Shelby, IA 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 Iowa 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 
Omaha, NE, 68130
42 miles from Shelby
A design\build firm who has served the Omaha metro area for over 20 years. Authentic, individualized, one of a kind, high-end homes, additions, renovations and remodels, designed... Read More
Council Bluffs, IA, 51503
27 miles from Shelby
We are your professional home and commercial builders who live and work in the Council Bluffs and Omaha Metro area. If you are looking for a builder who can deliver fantastic... Read More
Elkhorn, NE, 68022
45 miles from Shelby
Family owned company building fine homes continually in Omaha since 1948 Read More
Omaha, NE, 68130
42 miles from Shelby
Clients looking for the finest in custom homeownership have depended on Arjay Builders since its founding. The company, led by John Shramek, is dedicated to satisfying every... Read More
Omaha, NE, 68116
40 miles from Shelby
Beginning in 2014, every home that Complete Custom Builds will be a High Performance / Energy Star home. This means that all the homes we build are guaranteed to be 35% more... Read More
Omaha, NE, 68116
40 miles from Shelby
Custom home builder specializing in building modern homes with traditional styles. Read More
Sierra Homes (Omaha, NE) (402) 681-2364
ELKHORN, NE, 68022
45 miles from Shelby
Sierra Homes is one of the leading custom home builders in Omaha, Nebraska. When you choose us as your builder, you will have the comfort of knowing that you will have daily... Read More
Omaha, NE, 68144
40 miles from Shelby
Landmark Performance Homes has been building homes in the Omaha metro area for over 30 years. We work with our clients to build the perfect custom home to fit their lifestyle. We... Read More
Springfield, NE, 68059
48 miles from Shelby
We use a well-planned, client-focused, tailored approach to make the home-building process smooth and enjoyable. We have the quality and experience you need, the accessibility you... Read More
R&A Builders (402) 813-4725
Omaha, NE, 68154
39 miles from Shelby
R & A Builders is a premier home builder constructing new custom homes in Omaha, Nebraska that surpass the competition in craftsmanship, value appreciation, customer satisfaction... Read More
Elite Homes Nebraska (402) 499-6804
Omaha, NE, 68003
50 miles from Shelby
Dwell Design + Build (402) 312-5732
Omaha, NE, 68105
33 miles from Shelby
Our mission is to “Build energy efficient homes for our customers that are diverse in design and unparalleled in durability.” Through intelligent design, management and vertical... Read More
TruVision Custom Homes (402) 650-6010
Omaha, NE, 68135
43 miles from Shelby
Custom home builder in Omaha, NE Read More
John Caniglia Homes (402) 896-9170
Omaha, NE, 68154
39 miles from Shelby
When you’re passionate about something, you think about it all the time. And you’re happiest when you’re able to immerse yourself in it. That’s how it is for us at John Caniglia... Read More
Council Bluffs, IA, 51503
27 miles from Shelby
We provide residential and commercial construction services 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 Shelby, IA market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Shelby, IA 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 Shelby, IA 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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