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Custom Home Builder

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We Build Your Dream Home

As a custom home builder, we specialize in creating unique and personalized homes tailored to our clients' specific needs and preferences. Our team of experts works with you every step of the way, from design to construction, to ensure that your new home is everything you've ever dreamed of. We believe that your home should reflect your personality and style, and we strive to bring that vision to life.

As custom home builders, we offer a wide range of services to ensure that your new home meets your every need. Our services include:

  • Custom design: We work with you to design a home that reflects your style, preferences, and lifestyle.

  • Site selection: We help you find the perfect location for your new home, taking into account factors such as neighborhood, school district, and commuting distance.

  • Construction: Our team of experts manages every aspect of the construction process, from permitting to finishing touches.

  • Interior design: We can help you select finishes, colors, and other design elements that make your new home truly unique.

Custom Home Construction

Building Your Dream Home: The Process Made Easy


Your dream home is more than just a house; it’s a reflection of your personality and hard work. But, building it can be a challenging and discouraging process, especially when it comes to sticking to your budget. At Donohoe Custom Homes, we understand this and want to make your dream a reality without breaking the bank.


Here’s how we do it:

  1. Early Collaboration: We encourage you to meet with our team of experts, including the designer and architect, early in the process. By incorporating value engineering, we can prevent unexpected budget surprises and ensure your dream home stays within your budget.

  2. Detailed Budget: We will develop a construction budget based on the architect’s plans for your home. We’ll go over every detail with you and make sure you understand the breakdown of pricing. You can then ask any questions and discuss pricing, alterations, and other options.

  3. Flexibility: Your budget may change throughout the process, so it’s important to be flexible and understand why certain changes need to be made.

  4. Communication: We believe in complete communication with our clients. You’ll have a construction supervisor who will be responsible for ensuring your vision is reflected in every detail of your home. At Donohoe Custom Homes, we make communication easy.

  5.  Timely Decisions: We prefer to have most, if not all, of the decisions made about the materials you’ll use before we break ground. This ensures a more accurate timeframe for completion.

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Your home is one of the most expensive purchases you’ll ever make. That’s why we offer a one year warranty to repair or replace certain elements of the home, if necessary. Our one year warranty covers workmanship and materials relating to various components of the home, such as windows, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, and electrical systems for specific periods. Contact us to learn more about our 1 Year Warranty.

In summary, building your dream home can be an enjoyable process with the right team. Don’t be afraid to ask questions and express your expectations when it comes to money, time, and your vision. At Donohoe Custom Homes, we’re committed to exceeding your expectations while building a sustainable and healthy home. Contact us today and let’s build your dream home together!

Here are 10 reasons why Cedar Rapids and Marion residents should consider using Donohoe Custom Homes to build their next dream home:

  1. Personalized Design: Donohoe Custom Homes specializes in creating unique and personalized homes that reflect the individual style and preferences of their clients. They work closely with you to design a home that truly feels like your dream home.

  2. Expert Team: The team at Donohoe Custom Homes consists of experienced professionals, including designers, architects, and construction experts. They have the knowledge and expertise to guide you through the entire process and ensure your vision is brought to life.

  3. Comprehensive Services: Donohoe Custom Homes offers a wide range of services, including custom design, site selection, construction management, and interior design. They take care of every aspect of the homebuilding process, making it a seamless and hassle-free experience for residents.

  4. Value Engineering: Donohoe Custom Homes understands the importance of sticking to your budget. They collaborate with you from the early stages of the project, incorporating value engineering to prevent unexpected budget surprises and ensure your dream home stays within your financial means.

  5. Detailed Budgeting: The team at Donohoe Custom Homes develops a comprehensive construction budget based on the architect's plans for your home. They provide a breakdown of pricing and take the time to explain every detail, giving you a clear understanding of the costs involved.

  6. Flexibility: Donohoe Custom Homes recognizes that budgets can change throughout the construction process. They are flexible and willing to work with you, discussing pricing, alterations, and other options to accommodate any necessary adjustments.

  7. Effective Communication: Communication is key in any successful homebuilding project. Donohoe Custom Homes believes in complete transparency and open communication with their clients. They assign a construction supervisor who will ensure that your vision is accurately reflected in every detail of your home.

  8. Timely Decisions: Donohoe Custom Homes encourages timely decision-making regarding materials and design choices. By finalizing most, if not all, decisions before breaking ground, they can provide a more accurate timeframe for completion, avoiding unnecessary delays.

  9. One-Year Warranty: Donohoe Custom Homes stands behind the quality of their workmanship and materials. They offer a one-year warranty that covers specific components of the home, such as windows, HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems, providing residents with peace of mind and protection.

  10. Commitment to Sustainability: Donohoe Custom Homes is dedicated to building sustainable and healthy homes. They prioritize energy efficiency, use eco-friendly materials, and implement sustainable building practices to create homes that are not only beautiful but also environmentally responsible.

By choosing Donohoe Custom Homes, Cedar Rapids and Marion residents can benefit from their personalized approach, experienced team, comprehensive services, and commitment to delivering high-quality, sustainable homes.

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