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The Best Custom Home Builders in Irving, Texas

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Ranch homes are common to Irving, Texas, which is situated a bit north of the midpoint of Dallas and Fort Worth. However, while many homeowners may prefer the ranch style, contractors are not limited, and new homeowners are free to customize. With a median home value of $213k according to Zillow, the area is neither cheap nor exorbitantly expensive—so customizing your own house may hover around the same price as buying one already built.

Finding the right contractor for your dream home may seem overwhelming, as different firms offer similar services. To help you, we’ve listed the top 8 custom builders in Irving and the surrounding cities. We have noted the firm’s specialization, the variety of home styles it offers, and awards the firm has won. These firms have been evaluated on customer service and craftsmanship, as well as awards and association memberships. Whether it’s a minor home construction or a ground-up custom home, there’s a contractor in this list for you!

If you are thinking about building a custom home, we recommend checking each builder’s license with the local licensing board, speaking to past clients, and using our bidding system to get competitive quotes from at least 3 contractors. Getting multiple bids is the best way to ensure you get a fair price and that bids include the complete scope of work.

8) Sumeer Homes

2404 Texas Dr., Irving, TX 75062

Sumeer Homes built its first home in 1978. 40 years later, the firm is now one of Texas’ leading custom home builders. President Suresh Shridharani has seen his firm through changes in the local home building industry, weathering ups and downs with his dedicated team. Sumeer Homes’s reputation has earned it a long-term membership with the Dallas Builders Association (DBA).

Looking through the firm’s numerous completed works, a 2-story traditional-inspired home stands out for its simple yet carefully crafted foundation. Sumeer Homes’s creative in-house designer custom designs each home to produce unique homes that will reflect their owners’ lifestyles.

7) J. Lambert Custom Homes

850 E State Hwy. 114, Suite #100, Southlake, TX 76092

Lambert Custom Homes has been in the construction industry since its establishment in 1994. Its principal, Jimmy Lambert, ensures that each client will get the best experience through the firm’s hands-on service. Mediterranean, French, Tuscan, and other Old World architectural styles several of the styles J. Lambert Custom Homes offers. Its diverse selection of home designs, coupled with an end-to-end management of home projects, proves the versatility of its team. The firm’s online portfolio gives clients the opportunity to see its past works.

Among these, a home in Colleyville, Texas stands out for its graceful French Country style. From the delicate exterior details down to its carefully planned interior, J. Lambert Custom Homes has successfully captured the French Country feel. The home is a luxurious and grand experience for both homeowners and guests.

6) R.J. Aldriedge Builders

1305 Sylvan Ct., Arlington, TX 76012

R.J. Aldriedge Builders is well-known in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex for homes that blend comfort with beauty. Randy Aldriedge is a second generation builder who grew up alongside his father, Jack Aldriedge, who is also a home builder and remodeler. R.J Aldriedge’s Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist team enables homeowners to feel safe aging in their own home. The team is also a Certified Master Builder and a Certified Graduate Builder.

Mediterranean, Traditional, and Ranch style homes are a common sight in the firm’s portfolio. However, the firm is not limited to these home styles. The firm has demonstrated its versatility in home designs with this Italian-inspired custom home.

5) Divino Homes

8500 N Stemmons Fwy. Suite #4003, Dallas, TX 75247

Since its inception, Divino Homes has been partnering with some of the area’s leading architects, engineers and construction professionals to sublimely build a clients dream home. Joshua Correa and his team at Divino Homes are Certified Builders with affiliations with the Green Built Texas, Texas Association of Builders, Dallas Builders Association, and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Numerous publications have mentioned Divino Homes’ distinct style in home building. In the January 2019 issue of Dallas Morning News, Divino Homes’ modern residence in Ivanhoe Lane was featured as Home of the Week.

Featured is a Divino Homes creation in the upscale neighborhood of Preston Hollow. Behind its straightforward facade is a detailed interior with Mediterranean inspiration.

4) Sebastian Construction Group

3100 Montecillo Ave. Suite #750, Dallas, TX 75205

Sebastian Construction Group’s history in home building goes as far back as 1948. George Sebastian began building “post-war” homes to support the booming population in Dallas. 34 years later, George’s son, John Sebastian, joined the firm and brought cutting-edge ideas to its building and design process.

Publications including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, D magazine, and Hill Country Houses have mentioned the firm’s excellence in home building. Coupled with its stunning portfolio, Sebastian Construction Group continues to prove that it deserves to be a leading home building contractor in Dallas and surrounding cities.

Taken from the firm’s portfolio is a striking modern contemporary home. It features a variety of elements including wood, metal, glass, and a white palette seamlessly blended by Sebastian Construction Group.

3) McCowen-Sainton Inc.

4322 N Belt Line Rd. Suite B-206, Irving, TX 75038

Pat McCowen and Steve Sainton established McCowen-Sainton Inc. in 1987, with the goal of becoming one of Irving’s leading custom home builders. Today, the firm is well-known as a successful builder of high-end, luxurious custom homes.  The firm has placed in the National Association of Custom Home Builder’s (NACHB) Top 10 Custom Home Builders in the U.S. for three years. McCowen-Sainton Inc. has also kept its memberships with professional associations including the Home Builder’s Association of Greater Dallas (HBAGD), Texas Association of Home Builders (TAB), NAHB, and NACHB.

One of the firm’s works is a stunning home featuring a Spanish and Mediterranean-infused home design. From its stucco brick walls down to its asymmetrical shapes, McCowen-Sainton Inc. perfectly captured the imagined aesthetic. The home’s elegance is particularly vibrant at night.

2) Platinum Homes by Mark Molthan

7001 Preston Rd. Suite #230, Dallas, TX 75205

Platinum Homes by Mark Molthan is a full-service design/build firm in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, specializing in high-end custom homes. The firm seamlessly blends luxury with accessible amenities that the homeowner’s need. The firm was featured in publications including the 2018 Dallas Modern Luxury and 2018 D-Home magazine; D-Home magazine has named the firm as Best Builder since 2006.

French, Mediterranean, and contemporary are among the common home designs seen in Platinum Homes’s portfolio, though the firm is not limited to these styles, as it offers clients the liberty to customize their own home. The featured work is a luxury French-style home in Park City.

1) Garabedian Properties

1717 Buckingham Dr., Keller, TX 76262

Garabedian Properties crafts homes with a flair of fresh and creative ideas, which will spark a light in each homeowner’s imagination. The firm has been building award-winning homes across Southlake since 1997. Its skilled and talented team makes each home design and building process as personal as possible. President Michael Garabedian is a licensed Green Professional and a Graduate Master Builder. With a leader focused on the improvement of home building in Texas, the team builds only the best to maintain its reputation as the leading custom home builder in Texas.

The Dream Homes of Texas and Luxury Homes of Texas featured Garabedian Properties’ stellar works. Taken from the firm’s portfolio is a grand and luxurious home, drawing inspiration from Italian and Traditional architectural designs.

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About Our Rankings

This list takes a range of ranking criteria into consideration, including but not limited to: work history, customer satisfaction, awards and recognition, geographic area of work, cost, building permits, and clientele. We spent over 40 hours researching local contractors before calculating the final ranking for this post. If there is additional information about your business that could affect these rankings, please fill out this form and we will take it into consideration

Get Bids For Your Build

If you are thinking about building a custom home, we recommend checking each builder’s license with the local licensing board, speaking to past clients, and using our bidding system to get competitive quotes from at least 3 contractors. Getting multiple bids is the best way to ensure you get a fair price and that bids include the complete scope of work.


  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as a brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at HomeBuilderDigest, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University - Degree in Construction Engineering Management