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Custom Home Builder in Boerne, TX
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Our Goal: Making your dream home come true
If you want to build your dream home, you may be feeling overwhelmed when you think about designing your own custom home.Read more
All the layout options, choosing materials, contracting the work, and other intricate details are discouraging to think about.
At Design Tech Homes, we are a custom home builder, and we understand how complicated and overwhelming building a custom home can feel. That is why we developed a design plan where we walk with you along every step of the process.
We listen to your dreams, plans, and vision for your new home; and then we do the hard work in turning those dreams for your custom home into a reality. We also have multiple model homes so you can visualize different layouts, products, and options.
Don’t let your dream home die because it appears overwhelming. Instead, partner with Design Tech Homes, view our custom house plans, and make us your custom home builder in Texas for the City of Boerne!
Getting your custom Boerne home is easy with our turnkey, one-stop-shop service.
Model home tours
Custom home seminar
Land and homesite evaluation
On-site, full-service financing
DESIGN / BUILD
Floor plan assistance
On-site, interior design service
Quality assurance certification
Walk-through and acceptance
Extended warranty coverage
Future remodeling services
As a family-owned business, we’re here for you
We know that choosing a custom home builder is a big step. No homeowner wants to partner with a contractor who does poor work or forgets them when issues arise.Read more about building in the Boerne area
At Design Tech Homes, we do more than build your dream home; we partner with you in the process.
We listen to you as you share your vision of raising your family, having friends over, and hosting the family Thanksgiving meal.
As a family-owned business, Design Tech Homes always wants our customers to take priority. Since our first custom home in 1997, we have valued every customer we have served throughout Texas.
Our customer’s peace of mind is why we follow every applicable code when we build your custom home. It’s why every home we build comes with a 1-year Workmanship Warranty and 20-year Structural Warranty.
To ensure that our custom homes are built with quality, we are the only home builder in Central TX that is part of the Guardian Certified Inspection Program. This program requires 3rd-party certified inspections be performed at 10 critical stages of construction.
Over 20 years of Quality Assurance
Lower your utility bills
Only custom builder in Texas whose homes are 100% inspected and certified by ENERGY STAR
Breathe a little easier
Only custom builder in Texas whose homes are 100% inspected and certified by Indoor airPLUS
Demand quality assurance
Only custom builder in Texas to undergo 3rd-party GUARDIAN™ certified inspections at 10 stages
Get peace of mind
Every home is built to last and covered under a 20-year limited structural warranty
If you are ready to build a home and would like to work with caring experts who will have your back each step of the way, Design Tech Homes can help. In Boerne, TX, our experts will learn about you and the home you would like to craft, so that they can give you the results you want. We have the tools and training to do the job right and give you peace of mind. If you want a home that is the perfect fit for you and your family, you can count on us.
Building in Boerne for the first time? Looking for guidance and best practices for the city? For every city there are different rules and regulations when it comes to breaking ground. Luckily Design Tech Homes will guide you through every step of the way. Our knowledge of legal issues and permit codes for the city of Boerne will make your experience as easy as possible. For more information on city ordinances, visit the Official City of Boerne website to find more details on your dream home.
We know you have many options when it comes to finding a custom home builder, but you will be happy to discover we have taken several steps to stand out from the competition with our:
- Third-Party Inspections: We use third-party inspectors at several stages of the construction process to make sure your home is in the best possible shape, which gives you peace of mind. You will know what you are getting when you trust us to craft your dream home.
- Energy Efficiency: We build ENERGY STAR certified homes that are built to meet strict energy efficiency guidelines. These energy-efficient designs will save you money in the long run.
- Green Construction: In addition to keeping your needs in mind, we also strive to protect the environment. Our green approach to construction helps preserve the environment by minimizing your carbon footprint.
At Design Tech Homes, we have a simple mission that we uphold each day. We aim to provide quality home construction at affordable prices that won’t break your budget. We understand how important it is to build your home right the first time, which is why we never take shortcuts. The level of quality you get ensures you will enjoy your home for many years, and we will work with you at each step of the project to make sure you are 100 percent satisfied with your home.
BISD or Boerne Independent School District remains one of the fastest growing school districts in Central Texas. Boerne’s school district has 9,000+ students from grades pre-k to 12th grade and continues to grow. Teenagers will be pleased to attend Boerne Samuel V. Champion High School, which has a 96 percent attendance rate and impressive academic scores. You will also live in range of elementary and middle schools that provide children with the required tools for success. Your family will have the best schools to choose from for your children to strive academically. View the school zones using the link below:
If you love going on adventures or shopping at upscale malls, you will feel right at home while living here. Several caves, hiking trails and parks are in the area for those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Many people love exploring these areas while spending time with their friends and family. Here is a list of some of the go-to places in Boerne:
- Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area
- Farmer’s Market at the Cibolo
- Old West Christmas Light Festival
- Boerne Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Boerne City Center
- The Alley On Main
- Calamity Jane’s
- Cave Without A Name
- Cibolo Nature Center
- City Park & City Lake Park
- Cascade Caverns
- Boerne Lake
- Little Gretel Restaurant
- The Creek Restaurant
- Boerne Grill
You don’t want to work with just any home building company when planning your dream home. You want a team that cares about your needs and desires, and that is one of the many things that make us here at Design Tech Homes stand out from other home builders in the area. We listen when you speak and use the information you give us to craft our approach, which is how we give you exceptional results. Building a home is no small choice, and we will treat you the way we would want someone to treat us: like family.
We serve the following Boerne zip codes: 78006, 78015, and other Kendall County zip codes.
“Just signed a contract with DTH and can’t wait to start! The design that Javier helped us with is shaping up perfectly! Really can’t wait to break ground. Thanks again for helping our family make this happen.”
“Loved the whole concept of seeing different types of houses and being able to purchase almost any of the furnishings inside. Unfortunately most of the stuff that was there at the time that we visited was not our style. But since inventory changes often, would love to go again later. Good customer service as well. “
“I recommend going out to this location and exploring! They have 12 houses already built, plus a ton of additional floor plans to choose from. The houses and styles are unique. They have been tailored by select vendors and are staged with furniture that gets swapped out frequently. They have cool hand-held bar-scanning technology to help you collect your ideas and to customize your future home/remodel. Design Tech handles everything from finding your land to the mortgage to the furniture, if you need, which is great for all those additional things you might want handled for you. I have really enjoyed working with them.”
Do I have to own land?
In order to execute an agreement to build your home, you will need to have a property either owned or under contract to close, soon.
Does Design Tech Homes own any lots that I can buy?
We are a custom home builder that has specialized and one of the first to introduce the “Build on your Land” concept. We currently do not own any lots or land for you to purchase, however, we are constantly looking for available properties to purchase and this may change in the future.
Do you help us find land?
Our sales team can assist you in finding a Realtor® to help you locate a property to purchase.
What are Site Costs?
Site costs include things that are not part of the structure, things that allow your home to be built on the property, and things that provide utility services to the home. Site Costs may include, but not limited to, such things as Septic/Sewer, Water-line/Water Wells, electrical service to the home, driveways, sidewalks, culverts, additional grading material, additional foundation height, etc.
Are Site Costs included in your base prices?
Site costs are estimated during our initial site visit with you, your sales consultant, and the Construction & Area Managers; and then added to the cost of the project.
Can I do my own Site work?
You may perform certain site work on your property; in fact, most of the site work can be done by the land owner. We have specific guidelines to follow to ensure certain site work is performed properly. Your sales consultant can explain and help guide you through this process.
What is the average price per square foot for a custom home?
Custom Home Pricing includes a wide variety of variables that can dramatically affect the price of the project, so it is virtually impossible to quote an average. One small example: let’s compare a 50×50 home which has 2,500 square feet; but so does a 25×100 home. However, the 50×50 home only has 200 LF of frame and slab, when the 25×100 home has 250 LF. So, without even upgrading anything, you already have 50 LF more of framing, flooring, sheetrock, etc. So although it may be frustrating and appear your sales consultant is trying to dance around the question, he/she cannot answer it without knowing everything there is to know about the entire project, before pricing. We run about $120-$160/sf on average.
Can I provide my own materials, such as light fixtures or appliances?
You can select certain materials for your home; however, because we warrant your home and the installation of the materials, we must purchase them for you and have them installed by our vendors (i.e. trades, workers, laborers). If there are certain things you want, please consult with your sales consultant, immediately. Chances are, we carry the same product in our selection line or at least something very comparable.
I know several people that do certain things, like electricians and plumbers, can I use them?
All of our vendors must pass rigorous company guidelines to ensure your home is being built by the highest quality craftsman or licensed professions in the field. However, if you do have a specific vendor you’d like for us to use, please consult with you sales person, immediately, and he/she can get them in touch with the department that handles certifying all our vendors.
I want to finish my own interiors, will you build unfinished spaces?
We do construct unfinished spaces, such as future bonus rooms in attics, etc. However, we cannot construct an unfinished space in any area that would be considered as part of the livable square footage of the home. Please consult with your sales person and they can help guide you through this process.
Do you build GREEN?
Most of the materials used today in residential construction must be “green” per IBC’s (International Building Codes). For example, all paints must be free of or have very low levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). And, virtually all lumber is made from forest where they practice re-planting. If you have specific questions about any material, please consult with your sales person.
What if I want to use foam insulation instead of your BIB® system?
We build to the highest energy levels per the Energy Star Certified Program®. In fact, we are typically the only “custom builder” listed on the Houston or San Antonio area per their web site. Therefore, we feel the BIB® System is a proven method of insulation. However, yes, we will use foam insulation if you still feel you would like it in place of the BIB® System. Your sales person can price this for you.
Can I include a pool in my plans?
Yes – we can assist you with including a pool in your project. We do not construct pools; however, we can work with your pool contractor and incorporate it into the project. You should consult with your lender, if financing, to ensure they will allow this to occur.
Do I have to sell my house first?
Most of our clients do not have to sell their current home before starting the construction process. This will be a topic to discuss with the construction lenders that you consider using.
How long does it take from start to finish?
Currently about 10-12 months from signing a contract to move-in. Location and size of project can vary timing.
Do you work on Allowances or a Fixed Cost?
We are a fixed cost builder. Initially we have some allowances as place holders in our contract, but once all selections are finalized, we offer a fixed cost for the entire project.
What is your warranty on the home?
1 year builder “bumper-to-bumper” warranty, ACES Warranty, Manufacturer’s Warranties
Do you handle the HOA/Architectural Control Committee approvals? What about Permits?
Yes. We will submit for, coordinate, and handle all aspects of obtaining approvals, permits, and any surveys needed.
Can you give me some references?
Absolutely. We can share references of clients in different stages of the process, as well as those with completed homes.
What if something doesn’t turn out right, or needs to be changed during construction?
We always want you to be completely satisfied. We will always do what is right, and help you get exactly what you want. We can make changes during construction if required, and is not uncommon for adjustments to be considered. “Whatever it takes!” is our perspective.
How many homes has DTH built?
Years in business? We have built nearly 3000 homes in Texas over the past 23 years.
Build Your Dream Home!
We are ready to start planning and building your dream home in Boerne, TX. You can take the next step by reaching out to our team at DTH and letting them know what you have in mind for a home. From there, we will take care of the rest. A quality home tailored to your unique needs and taste is something we are committed to achieving. Everyone deserves to have a home that is right for them, and that is what you can get when you hire us for your project. If you have questions or would like to move forward, we encourage you to contact us as soon as you get the chance.
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About The Somersby
The Somersby is a cozily designed home with a traditional style, perfect for the single family or the family planning to grow. With just over 1,500 square feet, it makes the most of every inch with an open dining room to family room spread. With four bedrooms, two full baths and a very large front porch, The Somersby offers everything a family is looking for in a home. This home features multiple elevation styles and can be customized to meet your family’s needs.