332 Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More 
Barenz Builders (262) 253-2282
Germantown, WI, 53022
For over a quarter of a century, Barenz Builders has been a Wisconsin custom home builder building homes graced with the quality of yesteryear combined with the technology of... Read More
JFK Design-Build,llc (262) 278-7587
We are a residential design and construction company with roots dating back 40 years. Our expertise is in the design and construction of custom build single family homes and remodeling projects.
Waukesha, WI, 53188
With over 30 years of construction experience, Ascent specializes in high quality homes, attention to detail and an enjoyable experience. Ascent has earned the reputation as a... Read More
Builder of single family new construction homes and remodeler of kitchens, baths, lower levels, whole house, and additions.
Tim O'Brien Homes (262) 542-5750
Pewaukee, WI, 53072
At Tim O'Brien Homes, it is our dedication to build homes where green building is a standard feature and not an option. It is our commitment to green building that motivates us to... Read More
Our extensive library of plans has designs and features for every family. Changes can be made to any plan, or we can custom design a unique home for you.
West Bend, WI, 53095
Highland Builders | custom home builder and remodeler in the 5 county Milwaukee area that includes West Bend, Mequon, Cedarburg, Grafton, Hartford, Slinger, Kewaskum, Menomonee... Read More
Mikkelson Builders (262) 241-8740
Commitment to quality, value & superior craftsmanship are the foundations of Mikkelson Builders since 1908. We combine the best of innovation with tradition for Home, Office & Commercial construction.
Belman Homes (262) 544-4648
Waukesha, 53189
Belman Homes, Waukesha County’s premier custom home builder! Belman Homes serves Waukesha and surrounding Milwaukee area communities as builders, land developers, Realtors and... Read More
Aspen Homes Inc (262) 695-4485
Aspen Homes prides itself in coming up with great designs and building beautiful model homes. Most of all, we listen to you, our customer. Best of Houzz 2015 - Design & Customer Service Award Winner
Sheboygan, WI, 53081
Artisan Craftsmanship. Inspired Design. For The Way You Live. Eastern Wisconsin Custom Home Builder specializing in design/build projects since 1976. First NAHB Licensed Green... Read More
Lemel Homes Inc. (414) 228-1800
Our specialty is building where our buyers want to live rather than restricting your options to subdivisions or land we own. Anything is possible, Anywhere you want to live since 1983.
Colby Construction (262) 646-4701
Delafiled, WI, 53018
Colby Construction Co., Inc., founded in 1981, is a quality custom home builder that balances traditional, timeless, exterior details with updated interiors. We establish this... Read More
Rigsby Group, Inc. (414) 520-7172
At Rigsby Group, we're changing the relationship between home owner and builder. We specialize in Custom Residential-New Home Construction, Renovations and Green Home Building.
Engerman Companies (262) 248-9210
lake geneva, WI, 53147
We specialize in high end residential and vacation properties. We maintain in-house design capabilities, but more importantly work with many prominent architects and designers to... Read More
Hillcrest Builders (920) 526-3600
Our purpose is to create exciting, comfortable and functional living spaces uniquely suited for each of our customers.
PEA Builders (262) 506-9616
Muskego, WI, 53150
PEA Builders is a builder of "High performance" and "Passive Solar" homes. Our focus is on "Green" building starting with structure first and incorporating a "Not So Big House" ... Read More
Regency Builders is a second generation, family-owned company that has built its reputation on the philosophy that "If you can dream it, Regency can build it".
Okauchee, WI, 53069
Groskopf Construction prides itself on being a custom design-build contractor for new construction and remodeling projects. We will work with the homeowner on getting all... Read More
Moore Designs Inc (262) 306-1004
Moore Designs is a full-service architectural home designer & builder of custom homes with a long-standing reputation for attention to detail, superb construction quality & excellent follow through.
Mequon, WI, 53092
Scott Humber and Tom Zabjek founded Lakeside Development Company, a Wisconsin corporation, in 1986. The company is an architectural and construction management firm focusing on... Read More
Custom Home Builder specializing in design/build projects since 1976. First NAHB Licensed Green Building Professional in the state of Wisconsin.
Rigsby Group, Inc. (414) 520-7172
Delafield, WI, 53018
At Rigsby Group we're changing the relationship between home owner and builder...we specialize in Custom Residential - Home Building, Remodeling & Renovations and Green Home... Read More
Thiensville, WI, 53092
As Milwaukee’s premier home builder and remodeler, Clark Design Associates is a State Certified General Contractor and Trained Architectural based residential design-build firm. ... Read More
Lemel Homes Inc. (414) 228-1800
Milwaukee, WI, 53217
Our specialty is building where our buyers want to live rather than restricting your options to subdivisions or land we own. We then design the home to maximize the unique... Read More
Greendale, WI, 53129
A Designer and Builder of Classic and Distinctive Custom Residential Homes 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 Milwaukee market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee new home builders. You can also look through Milwaukee photos to find a house you like, then contact the builder who worked on it. You can find more home builders in Milwaukee, Kenosha, Racine, Waukesha and Sheboygan.
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