13 Scotland 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 Scotland home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More 
The Wee House Company +44 7772 949315
Drongan, East Ayrshire, KA6 7AB, United Kingdom
At The Wee House Company we draw on timeless, classic design principles to create a home that you can be proud of. Our homes maximise useable space, whilst retaining those... Read More
Rural House Ltd +44 1478 612899
Portree, Highlands, IV51 9BT, United Kingdom
Innovative Timber Homes. Made on Skye. R.HOUSE was formed as a collaboration between architect Alan Dickson and builder James MacQueen to address the growing demand for... Read More
Ballachulish Construction +44 131 664 0870
Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH16 6HT, United Kingdom
We have over 22 year’s worth of experience custom building, extending and improving private residential properties across Scotland. We are an Edinburgh builder with a reputation... Read More
Edinburgh Apartments Ltd +44 131 300 0657
Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH11 2BA, United Kingdom
Specialists in old town and historic projects but we also have new build and bar renovation experience. If its creative then we can do it. Experts in the provision of holiday... Read More
dwelle. +44 161 225 4000
Manchester, M14 5LN, United Kingdom
a range of timber frame eco-homes... we offer 3 types of "dwelle.ing", a wide range of variations for each and options to allow you to personalise your home. Read More
Barry, Angus, United Kingdom
We are kitchen & bathroom installation specialists. We also undertake all aspect of home improvements. Read More
Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH2 3DN, United Kingdom
Property developers Read More
O'Mac Construction Ltd +44 1851 709009
Stornaway, Outer Hebrides, Hs29pn, United Kingdom
Building contractor Read More
Midlothian, Midlothian, EH20 9AG, United Kingdom
Braidwood Building Contractors are an independent building contractor, based in Edinburgh and working across the city and central Scotland. Braidwood specialise in bespoke... Read More
NDO Services +44 722571676
Glasgow, Glasgow City, G15 6RT, United Kingdom
RGL Homes (Moffat) Ltd +44 1683 220122
Moffat, Dumfries & Galloway, DG10 9 QN, United Kingdom
pooch +44 118 902 4001
Great Brigham's Mead, Dumfries & Galloway, RG1 8DJ, United Kingdom
Clear Investment +44 7790 318253
Glasgow, South Lanarkshire, G71 8SY, United Kingdom
Propery developers and Property fund. 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 Scotland market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Scotland 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 Scotland 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.

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 Scotland new home builders. You can also look through Scotland photos to find a house you like, then contact the builder who worked on it.
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