Tips for Choosing a Raleigh Home Builder

The single most important step in having the new home of your dreams is choosing the right home builder. Home buyers who’ve been through the new construction experience in Raleigh will tell you that this one decision can have an impact that lasts a lifetime (or at least as long as you’re in the home).

That’s why finding a reputable builder with the construction experience, design creativity, and familiarity with the ins-and-outs of the home building market in Raleigh is the key to your new home success.

It’s vital to find a company that you can trust, one that keeps the project centered on you, the homebuyer, by keeping you informed and up-to-date throughout the process. Our goal here at New Homes & Ideas is to provide you with the latest information on home builders working in Raleigh so you can find the perfect partner for you.

Questions to Ask Prospective Home Builders

It’s natural to get caught up in the excitement of choosing kitchen countertops and paint colors and deciding if you want your master bedroom upstairs or down. But before you jump in head first, it’s important to understand that there’s much more to building or buying a brand new home.

And that’s where a quality builder really shines. The best do all of the prep-work for you.

Before the first slab of concrete is poured, an experienced home builder will have done thorough research on the land itself. Are the conditions suitable for building a home with a basement? Where will the neighborhood retention pond go? Will these homesites be able to withstand the elements such as flooding and storms? Is the neighborhood in a desirable location that allows homebuyers to gain or retain value if they sell the home years later?

Aside from being skilled in the nuts and bolts of home construction, a first-rate builder will also be skilled in other areas, including the management of local subcontractors, maintaining Raleigh zoning regulations and business codes, inspecting the process every step of the way, and staying on task. To help you get a feel for any homebuilder(s) that you’re considering, ask these questions before committing to anything:

  • How long have you been in the home building business?
  • How many new homes have you built and sold in Raleigh NC?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Can you give me the addresses of some homes you’ve built in the Raleigh area?
  • What other training and affiliations do you have?
  • What do your services include?
  • What is your policy for change orders?
  • What will I need to provide?

Directory of Home Builders in Raleigh NC

Kitchen in the Covington Somerset Model by Beazer Homes

Beazer Homes

Beazer Homes is a top-10 home builder in the United States, building homes for more than 170,000 happy Beazer homeowners ...
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Capitol City Homes

Capitol City Homes

See Capitol City Homes in these Communities Amary Meadows, Angier, NC Carlton Pointe, Rolesville, NC Chapel Ridge, Pittsboro, NC Flowers ...
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Model home at Rustica Oaks by Chesapeake Homes

Chesapeake Homes

Chesapeake Homes North Carolina is a regional, award-winning builder who offers buyers a gateway to highly amenitized, prestigious Wakefield Development ...
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Drees Homes - New Homes in the Triangle area

Drees Homes

About Drees Homes Drees Homes presents custom homes made easy with an extensive collection of home plans in sought-after neighborhoods all ...
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Granite Falls by Eastwood Homes

Eastwood Homes

About Eastwood Homes Since 1977, Eastwood Homes has been in the business of providing homes of exceptional value and outstanding craftsmanship while ...
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Emerald Homes - New Home Builders in Durham

Emerald Homes

Emerald Homes is excited to offer luxury homes in 14 states across America. Their homes are elegant, spacious, stylish and ...
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Midtowne at Meridian - HHHunt Homes

HHHunt Homes

Since 1992, HHHunt Homes' customers have turned to them for their skilled craftsmanship and have trusted them to build homes ...
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Homes by Dickerson Team - Home Builders in Raleigh NC

Homes by Dickerson

Homes by Dickerson is recognized as the premier builder of the finest custom new homes in the region.  Their team of ...
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JordanBuilt - Savannah Oaks

JordanBuilt Homes

JordanBuilt Homes is a local, family-owned home building company  who has been building custom single-family homes and townhomes in the ...
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5401 North - Level Homes

Level Homes

Level Homes builds a wide array of homes ranging in price from $160,000 to $700,000+ and strives to speak to buyers ...
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Model Home by M/I Homes (Beech Living)

M/I Homes

M/I Homes offers a wide variety of floor plans in the most desirable communities so that you can find the ...
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Pulte Homes - Arcadia Ridge

Pulte Homes

About Pulte Homes Pulte Homes blends functional design with innovation in beautiful, livable communities near the most desirable cities throughout the ...
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Regent Homes - Taryn Meadows

Regent Homes

For over ten years, Regent Homes has been the builder of choice for homeowners throughout Charlotte and the Triad areas. From ...
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Robuck Design Build

Robuck Design Build

Based in Raleigh, NC, Robuck Design Build is a luxury home builder with a passion for crafting personal spaces for ...
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Robuck Homes at Oakdale at Mordecai

Robuck Homes

Robuck Homes is a fourth generation, family owned and operated company, building memories since 1926. For nearly a century, they have ...
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Saussy Burbank - New Homes with green features

Saussy Burbank

From foundation to fixtures, Saussy Burbank’s commitment to style and detail sets them apart. Their designs reflect the rich architectural ...
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Winmore - Stanley Martin Homes

Stanley Martin Homes

Stanley Martin Homes crafts new homes that reflect your sense of style while fulfilling your family's specific needs - homes ...
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Terramor Homes at Emerald Woods

Terramor Homes

At Terramor Homes, their passion is to build a home that appeals not only to the eye, but also to ...
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Wilson Parker Homes

Wilson Parker Homes

Wilson Parker Homes offers great homes and great service, but sums it up the best with this: "We’re nice folks.  ...
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