536 University City, MO 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 University City, MO home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More 
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Jeffrey Homes LLC (314) 574-5703
Saint Louis, MO, 63141
8 miles from University City
Jeffrey Homes is an award winning new custom home contractor, new homebuilder specializing in high-end custom homes, additions, kitchen remodels, bathroom remodels, finished lower... Read More
Jeffrey Homes LLC (314) 574-5703
With close to 20 years of experience, education and - above all enthusiasm, Jeffrey Homes professionals are able to create a project that is quality crafted, distinctive and exclusively yours.
R.E.A Homes (314) 574-5695
Maryland Heights, MO, 63043
9 miles from University City
We are the leader in St. Louis in High Performance Luxury Homes. Many of our client's priorities include magnificent exteriors, custom millwork, luxurious master baths and... Read More
Will Development Company (314) 575-8563
Will Development Company is fully committed to providing you service, quality and integrity during the entire home building process.
St. Louis, MO, 63122
9 miles from University City
BenchMark Homes has a history of over 20 years building new homes in harmony with desirable established neighborhoods in St. Louis. Our roots are in Kirkwood, Missouri, but we... Read More
Commitment to quality ensures each detail of your home receives the attention it deserves, with a goal to exceed your expectations throughout the entire journey of design, planning and construction.
Chesterfield, MO, 63006-4607
15 miles from University City
Bridgewater Communities is the premier luxury Villa homebuilder in Saint Louis, Missouri, with a reputation for quality construction, beautiful design and thoughtfully executed... Read More
Freeman Homes LLC (314) 725-3100
Building new homes in the St. Louis metropolitan area for over 25 years and is a second generation new home builder.
Chesterfield, MO, 63006
7 miles from University City
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Wildwood, MO, 63069
27 miles from University City
At Stockell Homes, we've built our reputation as the trusted builder of luxury custom homes in the St. Louis area for over 29 years. We build with exceptional quality and... Read More
Wildwood, MO, 63040
19 miles from University City
Compass Design Build is a full-service home building and remodeling company that has served the West County area for 14 years. Owned by Pete Uetrecht, an experienced homebuilder,... Read More
Freeman Homes LLC (314) 725-3100
Saint Louis, MO, 63105
1 mile from University City
Harry Freeman CEO of Freeman Homes has been building new homes in the St. Louis metropolitan area for over 25 years and is a second generation New Home builder. Freeman has... Read More
Wieman Homes (618) 632-3372
O'Fallon, IL, 62269
24 miles from University City
Wieman Homes has over 20 years experience in creating quality custom built homes and specializing in interior and exterior remodeling. Read More
Chesterfield, MO, 63005
17 miles from University City
Your home plays many roles. It is your springboard in the morning and a soothing refuge at the end of each day. It is the hub of your family… and perhaps your business as well. It... Read More
Columbia, IL, 62236
17 miles from University City
For over 30 years the Johnson family has been providing quality, affordable housing to hundreds of families in the southwestern Illinois area. Garrett E. and Herschel E. Johnson... Read More
AB Builder, LLC (636) 642-0492
Imperial, MO, 63052
19 miles from University City
Our team at AB Builder is known for our residential community development and the custom homes we build. We build new homes throughout the surrounding communities here in Missouri. Read More
Vanderbilt Homes (314) 219-4164
St. Louis, MO, 63005
17 miles from University City
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Will Development Company (314) 575-8563
Frontenac, MO, 63131
6 miles from University City
Will Development Company is a St. Louis custom home builder and has been building homes in the central corridor of St. Louis since 1995. Homes have ranged in size from 3,000sf... Read More
Kirkwood, MO, 63122
9 miles from University City
When you choose Mahn Custom Homes and Renovations to be your home builder, you are choosing a builder and company that strives for quality craftsmanship and attention to detail. ... 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 University City, MO market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the University City, MO 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 University City, MO 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 University City, MO new home builders. You can also look through University City, MO photos to find a house you like, then contact the builder who worked on it. You can find more home builders in St Louis, Saint Louis, Saint Charles, Florissant and Chesterfield.
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