Recommendations for a home builder?

Asked by RelaxingInMN, Saint Paul, MN Sat Jul 14, 2012

We are interested in building a home in the Twin Cities. We're looking at a somewhat traditional 2 story with 4 bedrooms. We're probably looking around the $250K range (without the lot). Can anyone provide recommendations for builders with a reputation for good quality?

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Chris Block, , Saint Paul, MN
Mon Jul 16, 2012
Well I will tell ya what I do know of a builder that has been doing homes since the 1970's and it is a small family owned business. Not one of these big companies in Minnesota. It is just the family and their whole business model is centered on the customer. I think it is why they have been able to hang around and compete with the bigger companies for Minnesota. It is a huge process building a home and there needs to be a very strong relationship/trust between the customer and builder.

The quality is a non-issue with them, but certainly you will make that decision for yourself in the interview process. It is never a bad idea to interview a couple builders.

If interested just contact me directly through Trulia using my profile icon and I will send you their contact information.

Good Luck!

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Ron Jensrud, Agent, Bloomington, MN
Thu Dec 6, 2012
Capstone Homes

However, before your begin that process you should hire a Buyers Agent and becareful there are 2 types of Buyer Agents:

1) Exclusive Buyers Agents work in a brokerage that only represents home buyers, never sellers. They will be in your corner 100% of the time on ANY home you want to purchase.

2) Non-exclusive Buyer Agents work in a brokerage that also lists homes and represents sellers too. This buyers agent is only in your corner on home NOT listed by their brokerage. When they show you a home by their brokerage they are a Dual Agent. Dual Agent are limited on the services they can provide for you and may NOT advocate in your best interest.

For more information contact me.

Ron Jensrud
100% for Home Buyers - 100% of the Time!
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Steve Vennem…, Agent, Pine Springs, MN
Wed Sep 5, 2012
what area are you looking to build in? Do you have good credit?MOney down ect. You may want a realtor also.…
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Morgan, , Saint Paul, MN
Mon Jul 23, 2012
Are you still looking, I can give you some advice and be a resource for you. Use my profile to safly reply for more detailed information and be assured of quality.
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