Philadelphia 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 in Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More
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Grande Construction has been in business over 33 years. It's a family owned business that was started over 33... Read More
  • Click to Call(610) 510-8008
  • West Lawn, PA, 19609, 54 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Bucks County's Expert Custom Home Builder
With over 20 years of experience, our team takes great pride in our full-service approach to getting the job done...
  • Click to Call(267) 450-5043
  • 2 projects in the Philadelphia Metro area
We are "Certified Green Professionals," accredited by the National Association of Home Builders. Whether you are... Read More
  • Click to Call(610) 924-2968
  • Reading, PA, 19607, 38 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Delaware County's Dedicated Home Building Experts
We have been serving customers throughout the Main Line of Philadelphia since the late eighties. We are a full...
  • Click to Call(610) 981-1852
  • 16 projects in the Philadelphia Metro area
Rockwell Custom, LP, provides design and construction services to homeowners and investors alike in connection... Read More
  • Click to Call(610) 981-1602
  • Media, PA, 19063, 27 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Main Line's Multi-Award Winning Custom Home Builder & Remodeler
The quality that has become synonymous with E.B. Mahoney Builders is rooted in the ideals of an immigrant Irish...
  • Click to Call(610) 624-2762
  • 15 projects in the Philadelphia Metro area
With over 50 years of experience welcoming thousands of families home to a better quality of life, Tuskes Homes... Read More
  • Click to Call(484) 626-1614
  • Bethlehem, PA, 18020, 26 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Chester County's Finest Home Builder Best of Houzz 2015-2018
Norman L Graham Inc. is a premier builder of fine custom homes and additions in Lancaster County and surrounding...
BEST of HOUZZ: RANKED #1 in Avalon – Stone Harbor – Cape May – Ocean City Custom Home Builder and Luxury Home... Read More
  • Click to Call(609) 551-9851
  • Avalon, NJ, 08202, 20 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Chester County & The Main Line Premier Home Builder
With over 20 years of experience in home building, we put your mind at ease so that you can truly enjoy the...
  • Click to Call(484) 321-8073
  • 11 projects in the Philadelphia Metro area
Award-winning W.B. Homes is a family-owned business that was founded in 1986 by William J. Bonenberger. Bill... Read More
  • Click to Call(215) 699-0800
  • North Wales, PA, 19454, 11 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Chester County Custom Home Builder Best of Houzz 2012-2017
With a solid reputation as a custom builder with a hands on approach, The Dewson Construction Company portfolio...
  • Click to Call(302) 543-2936
  • 11 projects in the Philadelphia Metro area
Mantis Construction Company has been serving and satisfying customers throughout the Main Line of Philadelphia... Read More
  • Click to Call(610) 981-1852
  • Springfield, PA, 19064, 16 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Chester County's Trusted Source for Design and Build Services
We are a boutique construction firm located in Chester County, PA with the core value of intersecting quality,...
  • Click to Call(484) 546-7093
  • 4 projects in the Philadelphia Metro area
Michael Zimmer has the distinction of being an architect, AIA member, and a builder. Dakota Dawn Delineation, Inc... Read More
  • Click to Call(610) 656-6944
  • Wayne, PA, 12 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Delaware County's Custom Building & Remodeling Services
We are a family owned building contractor with over 30 years of experience as experienced home builders in...
Custom home builder Philadelphia Main Line and surrounding suburbs in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties. Read More
  • Click to Call(610) 964-1813
  • Wayne, PA, 19087, 8 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Chester County's Certified Green Home Builders - For Over 30 Years!
At Green Robin Homes, our mission is to build your energy-efficient dream house... making green accessible! We...
  • Click to Call(302) 601-4079
  • 3 projects in the Philadelphia Metro area
Building unique homes throughout Southern New Jersey. Read More
  • Click to Call(609) 961-1273
  • Haddonfield, NJ, 08033, 11 projects in Philadelphia Metro
South Jersey's Leader in Fine Custom Home Building
Utilizing only the most talented craftsmen, we here at Watson Development aim to exceed all of our client's...
  • Click to Call(609) 360-4120
  • 16 projects in the Philadelphia Metro area
Sullivan Building and Design Group is a full service design/build firm who will work with you hand in hand from... Read More
  • Click to Call(215) 804-1100
  • Quakertown, PA, 18951, 6 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Greater Chester County's Award Winning Custom Home Builder
Whether you seek a luxury single home, an active adult lifestyle community, a designer town home or a home that...
  • Click to Call(302) 275-1567
  • 5 projects in the Philadelphia Metro area
The Total Custom Team has been creating new home communities and one-of-a-kind custom homes throughout the... Read More
  • Click to Call(267) 322-1332
  • Horsham, PA, 19002, 10 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Extraordinary Quality Custom Homes in Chester & Lancaster Counties
Cedar Knoll Builders is a second-generation home building company serving new homes to the local Chester &...
  • Click to Call(610) 756-1176
  • 9 projects in the Philadelphia Metro area
MaGrann Construction invites you to enter and experience true beauty and craftsmanship. Whether you are building... Read More
  • Click to Call(856) 722-9699
  • Mount Laurel, NJ, 08054, 8 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Judd Builders, a division of the broad-based DePaul Group, started in the late 1950's building custom homes in... Read More
  • Click to Call(610) 832-8000
  • Flourtown, PA, 19031, 8 projects in Philadelphia Metro
From custom homes to finished basements, Corey-Built, Inc has been the Bucks County's most trusted choice for... Read More
  • Click to Call(267) 388-4796
  • Perkasie, PA, 18944, 7 projects in Philadelphia Metro
Featured Reviews for Home Builders in Philadelphia
Grande Construction Company
Home Builders in Philadelphia
"We are very pleased with the construction of our home and the customer service provided by Grande Construction. I refer all my family and friends to them for all of their construction needs and will continue to do so."
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Turnberry Construction Group
Home Builders in Philadelphia
"Turnberry Custom Homes is amazing. Kevin is absolutely great to work with and steps through each part of the project with you making sure you are comfortable along the way. He's incredibly knowledgeable about the processes and products that are being put into your project and/or home. Our project involved clearing part of a heavily wooded lot that we plan to build on in the very near future (Turnberry will be building the home as well) and it was done quickly, professionally, and under budget! We've worked with several builders and contractors over the years and Turnberry is by far the best."
- cgyomber
Rockwell Custom
Home Builders in Philadelphia
"Luke and Rockwell Custom were so knowledgeable and helpful with the remodel of our kitchen and beyond. My husband and I felt like we got to be a part of the process while gaining so many ideas and insights from Luke. We were traveling while some of the work was being done and we had full trust that the project was in the right hands. Looking forward to using them again for some other home projects!"
- Adrienne Carroll
Tuskes Homes
Home Builders in Philadelphia
"My fiancé and I built a home with Tuskes Homes in their Maple Shade development. We received excellent service from the entire Tuskes team and continue to after the sale. I would highly recommend Tuskes Homes to anybody considering building a new home. They really do go above and beyond through out the entire process."
- mkopp20
Bowman Walker Construction
Home Builders in Philadelphia
"Bowman Walker Construction helped to make our beach home dreams come true. Thirteen years ago we bought a small Millman home in Villas, NJ. We had dreams of remodeling our home and adding an addition. With our own ideas in mind we contacted Lance and Dave at Bowman Walker Construction to begin the process. Our home successfully went from a three bedroom one bath home to a four bedroom two and a half bath, with a stunning master bedroom suite, porches and decks. At the time we lived five hours away from the construction site........we were daily kept informed of changes, problems and potential choices. The lines of communication were always open. When we visited the site we would do a walk through to discuss every detail. Our home is a beautiful example of their choice of detail and quality of workmanship. We are so happy and proud to own a Bowman Walker Construction home."
- ElizaBeth Seeber
W.B. Homes, Inc.
Home Builders in Philadelphia
"Wow! Impressive, professional and completely enjoyable describes our experience in working with W.B. Homes. We recently designed and installed two models and a vignette for W.B. Homes at their Saddlebrook Estates community and were delighted with their clear, communication, upfront information sharing, immediate responses and clear understanding and appreciation of the design process. When we arrived on site, we were incredibly impressed with the immaculate craftsmanship and architectural designs of their homes! Each and every on of us said we would buy a home from them if we lived in the area. Everyone in the company - from top to bottom - are professional, talented, kind and a joy to work with! We're honored to be a part of their successful team!"
- Dianna Fritzler
Mantis Construction Co Inc.
Home Builders in Philadelphia
"Very professional, exceptional quality, turned an absolutely awful basement into a virtual palace! This work added significantly to the value of my property! Very Highly recommended!"
- jimbo1173
Dakota Dawn Delineation
Home Builders in Philadelphia
"Michael did an AMAZING job for us. One of the firms that we interviewed was an architect from the firm that designed the original job. He withdrew saying "your home is what it is, there's nothing that can be done to change it." Dakota Dawn gave us a whole new look with relatively minor exterior work. What they accomplished on the inside was remarkable. We would recommend them without reservation!"
- jb610
Vaughan and Sautter Builders
Home Builders in Philadelphia
"We built a house in 2012 with Vaughan and Sautter builders and cannot say enough positive things about our experience through the process and the quality of their work. We took a model home and made some adjustments to fit our needs. They listened to our needs and were incredibly helpful with ideas and suggestions to ensure that our home was exactly the way we wanted it to be. Our project manager was fantastic. His attention to detail was top notch and he truly treated the project as if it was his home. He made great suggestions and ensured that we were updated and involved during the entire process. The finished is impeccable. I would recommend Vaughan and Sautter builders to anyone looking to build a new home! You will not be disappointed with the service and quality."
- clobleu
Addison Quinn Development, LLC
Home Builders in Philadelphia
"We have had the pleasure of working with Addison Quinn on several of their projects. They know what it takes in todays market to present a homeowner with tasteful concepts, followed up by quality craftsmanship. They have a keen eye to detail and a great team to execute those details! We look forward to a continued relationship with them!"
- Rettinger Fireplace Systems Inc.
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What do new home builders do?

For residential home builders who also act as developers, the job starts well before the first nail is driven. They perform local market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Philadelphia market, as well as survey the land on which the house will be built to make sure it is suitable for construction. Custom builders also obtain the necessary permits.

A good custom home builder in Philadelphia has skills that go far beyond construction — he or she must supervise subcontractors and artisans; keep tabs on local 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.

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 in Philadelphia 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 in Philadelphia:

  • How long have you been in the home building 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 in Philadelphia on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Philadelphia home builders. You can also look through Philadelphia photos to find a house you like, then contact the builder who worked on it. You can find more home builders in Philadelphia, Tinicum Township, Allentown, Reading and Wyomissing.

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