Starr® Custom Homes helps you realize your dream by taking the time to understand your needs, from start to finish, in a process we call DreamDesign®.

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Through DreamDesign®, founder Shawn Starr® brings a wealth of experience and passion to your new home with a proven track record of quality craftsmanship, five-star reviews and award-winning service, and enables your vision to come to life.


The first step is to settle on your new home site, if you haven’t already done so. Starr® Custom Homes can connect you with real estate professionals to assist you with your lot search. We can also accompany you to sites to advise you on any pros and cons for the property and consult with you to put together the best value for your property and home together.


Next, we begin the planning stage with DreamDesign®. Here, we listen to your dreams and desires for bursts of inspiration that will make your home truly unique. We will also encourage you to share your design ideas, things you’ve noticed and loved in other architectural structures, and clippings or photographs of colors, materials and textures that have caught your eye, so we can work with you to include these as design features in your new home. Our Benchmark Features serve as our starting point, and we go where your dreams carry us.

During this process, we design your home, develop blueprints and write construction specifications. Our interior designer joins us to facilitate your selection process. During this time we educate you about every aspect of your new home, from selecting building materials to finishing touches, so that you can make informed decisions. Once the plans have been drawn, the specifications finalized, and the budget prepared, we are ready to sign a Construction Contract and apply for the building permit.


Once the blueprints and contract are ready, you will finalize your construction financing, should you require it. We can refer you to several professionals to assist you with your mortgage needs.


We begin construction! During this stage it’s our responsibility to attend to the daily project management and construction so that you can focus on planning for life in your new home. We will keep you informed regarding the construction schedule and any issues that require your attention. You can rest easy knowing that quality products and the region’s best suppliers, tradesmen and professionals are working to make your dream a reality.

Starr® Custom Homes warrants all materials and labor in your new home for one year, and all of our new custom homes are backed by a 10-year structural warranty provided by Centricity.