491 Upper Alton, IL 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 Upper Alton, IL home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More 
R.E.A Homes (314) 574-5695
Maryland Heights, MO, 63043
21 miles from Upper Alton
We are the leader in St. Louis in High Performance Luxury Homes (sm). Many of our client's priorities include magnificent exteriors, custom millwork, luxurious master baths and... Read More
Jeffrey Homes LLC (314) 574-5703
Saint Louis, MO, 63141
25 miles from Upper Alton
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
Chesterfield, MO, 63006-4607
29 miles from Upper Alton
Bridgewater Communities—Luxury Villa Homebuilder—known for quality construction, beautiful designs and thoughtfully executed floor plans in which attention is paid to width of... Read More
Chesterfield, MO, 63006
25 miles from Upper Alton
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Chesterfield, MO, 63005
32 miles from Upper Alton
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
Vanderbilt Homes (314) 219-4164
St. Louis, MO, 63005
32 miles from Upper Alton
New Home Builder and Remodeler Read More
Edwardsville, IL, 62025
13 miles from Upper Alton
Real estate developers , custom home builder and high end commercial building and tenant finish Read More
Arnold, MO, 63010
36 miles from Upper Alton
Spencer Homes, LLC (618) 659-0217
Edwardsville, IL, 62025
13 miles from Upper Alton
We are building fine, custom-built homes throughout the Edwardsville & Glen Carbon, Ill. area. No detail is too big or too small. We pride ourselves on service, creativity and... Read More
Kirkwood, MO, 63122
28 miles from Upper Alton
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
St. Louis, MO, 63138
9 miles from Upper Alton
We specialize in staying up to date in new innovative products to give our clients a personalized, professional experience bringing the best of quality and budget to your dream. Read More
Heartland Homes (618) 281-5955
Columbia, IL, 62236
34 miles from Upper Alton
Heartland Homes, building homes since 1994, has communities showcasing its innovative designs in the Belleville, Swansea, and O'Fallon areas in Illinois, as well as homes in... Read More
C.A.Jones Inc. (618) 530-8300
Waterloo, IL, 62298
41 miles from Upper Alton
We are an exclusive Woman-Centric builder with exciting new designs. Our homes are "HERS" rated on the International Energy Conservation Code. We have been in business for over 15... Read More
Will Development Company (314) 575-8563
Frontenac, MO, 63131
24 miles from Upper Alton
Will Development Company is a St. Louis custom home builder that has been building homes in the central corridor of St. Louis since 1995. Homes have ranged in size from 3,000sf... Read More
Saint Louis, MO, 63146
23 miles from Upper Alton
Pentrex has built affordable, single-family homes and villas in some of the most desired areas of St. Louis’s West County. “Pentrex began by developing individual lots” said... 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 Upper Alton, IL market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Upper Alton, IL 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 Upper Alton, IL 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?

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