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The 5 Best Home Builders in Dallas

How We Picked

Professional credibility – This can include any proof of expertise in building homes of the highest quality that are tailor-made for each client’s needs and budget limitations.
Lot locations – Looks into the variety of lot locations offered that may be congruent with a client’s preferred living area (“build on your lot” options are also a big plus).
Build process – Takes into account the quality and design of materials used, the performance of workers hired, and the general efficiency of the build from start to finish.
Overall customer service – What the clients can expect in terms of communication, transparency, and overall treatment from all company personnel.

1. Shaddock Caldwell Builders and Developers LLC

Shaddock Caldwell Builders and Developers LLC Homepage

Overview of Services: Completed Custom Homes, Homes for Sale, Available Lots, Build on Your Lot/Build on Our Lot, Planned Communities.


Address: 105 E Main St, Richardson, TX 75081, United States

Contact Details: +1 469-243-3466

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 8AM – 5PM

      Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED

Google Reviews Score4.9/5 (33 reviews)
Nicelocal Reviews Score4.8/5 (17 reviews)
Total Reviews4/5 (50 reviews)
Score Consistency4.5/5
Professional Credibility5/5
Lot Locations5/5
Build Process4.5/5
Overall Customer Service4/5


  • Has great all-around performance in both the designing and construction phases
  • Able to keep structural issues to a very minimal amount
  • Communicates clearly and with a sense of timeliness
  • Offers available lots and “build on your own lot” options


  • Has a history of rude and inefficient customer service

Shaddock Caldwell upholds its belief that every single home that it builds should bring about some sentimental value that’s unique to the owners themselves.

You can either opt for a completed custom home or an available lot that’s just waiting to be graced by Shaddock Caldwell’s design finesse.

Either way, you can expect a ton of options that can all play an important part in building the house that you’ve always dreamed of.

Judging by its portfolio, there seems to be an endless amount of possibilities design-wise. We think any prospective buyer can get considerably excited just by staring at its finished model homes.

Just in case you’ve already got your own lot, Shaddock Caldwell’s “build on your lot” option ensures that you’ll be getting the same kind of quality as its completed homes. After all, it’s got great all-around performance in both the designing and construction phases.

Part of the overall clean look that its homes seem to emanate is also thanks to its ability to keep structural issues to a very minimal amount. It’s so minimal that you might as well call it non-existent.

It’s great that Shaddock Caldwell addresses such issues early on. Because if not, then the whole house is just a big safety hazard at that point.

Since its team also generally communicates clearly, you can rest assured that they value their clients’ time as much as their own builds.

It’s a bit sad to say, though, that Shaddock Caldwell’s customer service isn’t exactly immune to bad days at work. While it’s been a while since it last happened, be wary of rude and inefficient staff members that could put off even the most enthusiastic of buyers. 

2. Britton Homes – Villas at Legacy West

Britton Homes - Villas at Legacy West Homepage

Overview of Services: Single-Family, Detached 2/3-Story Modern Uptown Home Designs (Legacy West); Other Communities, Other Available Homes, Home Tours, Complimentary Design Session for Buyers.


Address: (Legacy West) 6121 Echelon Way, Plano, TX 75024, United States 

Contact Details: (Legacy West) +1 972-587-1325 / (Main Office) +1 972-587-1320 

Operating Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10AM – 6PM

      Sunday: 12PM – 6PM

Google Reviews Score4.6/5 (57 reviews)
Birdeye Reviews Score4.9/5 (54 reviews)
Total Reviews5/5 (111 reviews)
Score Consistency4.5/5
Professional Credibility5/5
Lot Locations5/5
Build Process4/5
Overall Customer Service5/5


  • Provides tons of indoor features that are both aesthetic and functional
  • Great quality and usage of modern structural designs
  • Lots of shops and restaurants that are easily accessible from the location
  • Has great staff that is professional and accommodating


  • Exterior designs of Legacy West villas are a bit limited
  • Can be prone to material shortages

If a slightly more compact living space is more of your thing, then Britton Homes’ “Villas at Legacy West” has an impressive show of quality and innovation in its architecture.

It’s a pretty great option to consider if you prefer living in a close-knit community that still retains the high-end aesthetic. Though this is only one example of several locations by Britton Homes, it’s already pretty superb in that it’s next to lots of shops and restaurants.

Therefore, we think it’s an ideal location that blends ease of access to essentials with an overall modern lifestyle. 

For the villas themselves, they’re surprisingly a lot roomier on the inside than their front facades suggest. Each villa is built with tons of indoor features that are both aesthetic and functional in nature. 

We can say that Britton Homes has really turned up the dial on this one, as much as the number of dials that can be found in its abundance of technology.

Even looking at it from a simpler design perspective, the quality and usage of modern structural designs are pretty topnotch in and of themselves.

We would like to note though that the options for the exterior design do seem a bit limited. If you can brush off the fact that your exterior is probably going to look similar to your 14 other neighbors, then you’re still good to go.

But we guess that’s just how it is when you’re living the townhome life.

While Britton Homes’ staff members are pretty professional and accommodating, it’s also worth mentioning that they can still fall short because of material shortages. If you keep this possible delay in construction in mind, then you’ll be good to go again.

3. Boyd Custom Homes

Boyd Custom Homes Homepage

Overview of Services: Designs for New Custom Homes, Offices, and Commercial Setups; Several Community Options, Building on Your Own Lot.


Address: 1105 Knoll Crest Dr, Mansfield, TX 76063, United States

Contact Details: +1 469-586-8822

Operating Hours: By Appointment Only

Google Reviews Score4.8/5 (34 reviews)
Houzz Reviews Score5/5 (23 reviews)
Total Reviews4/5 (57 reviews)
Score Consistency4.5/5
Professional Credibility5/5
Lot Locations5/5
Build Process5/5
Overall Customer Service4.5/5


  • Has been in service for over 24 years building custom homes
  • Also designs luxurious-looking office spaces and commercial setups
  • Highly flexible in adding both traditional and modern design features
  • Provides excellent locations and a “build on your own lot” option


  • Had a case of a rude and discriminating staff member

Boyd Custom Homes has been in the home building service for quite some time, and it certainly shows in its exceptional designs that are both elegant and refreshing to look at.

Boyd’s attention to detail is evident in its portfolio of seemingly pure eye candy. But taking a closer look, you’ll realize that it has a considerable mix of functionality as well.

Whether you’re going for a modern look or a more traditional one, Boyd is highly flexible in catering to each client’s vision of the perfect dream home.

Having been in service for over 24 years, Boyd has come to push the boundaries of its design palette without sacrificing the natural flow of colors and lines.

Needless to say, it knows what works well regardless if it’s a completed model home or a home yet to be built on a client’s own lot. If you don’t have your own lot yet, then we think its locations are great and definitely worth checking out.

It’s especially good to hear that Boyd is adding even more locations and lots on top of that really soon.

An added extra to Boyd’s expertise is that you can expect it to nail the same luxurious design and build quality on office spaces or whatever commercial setup.

It makes perfect sense, as a space allotted for work and business-related matters is a space that’s shared among people all the same.

One red flag of Boyd’s services is that a prospective buyer was apparently treated rudely and discriminated against by one of its salesmen in the past.

Without any clear basis, said buyer got judged by the salesman that she wouldn’t be able to afford the home for sale. Regardless of the basis, we believe there’s no justification to be profiling any customer in such a rude and discriminating manner.

Thankfully, we haven’t heard of a repeated case in a while. But it’s still an important thing to keep in mind for every potential customer and even staff member.

4. Homes by J. Anthony

Homes by J. Anthony Homepage

Overview of Services: Custom Home Builds in the DFW area, Basements, Pools, Build on Your Own Lot, Available Premier Lots.


Address: 930 N. Country Club Rd, Fairview, TX 75069, United States

Contact Details: +1 972-400-1291

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 10AM – 5:30PM

      Saturday: 10AM – 5PM

      Sunday: CLOSED

Google Reviews Score4.7/5 (49 reviews)
Facebook Reviews Score4.8/5 (23 reviews)
Total Reviews4.5/5 (72 reviews)
Score Consistency4.5/5
Professional Credibility5/5
Lot Locations4/5
Build Process4.5/5
Overall Customer Service5/5


  • Award-winning custom home builder in various categories
  • Both design and construction teams provide great service for any request
  • Equips houses with a lot of modern and convenient technology
  • Also builds custom pools and basements


  • Has been occasionally slow and unresponsive with giving updates
  • Almost all acreage lots are currently sold out 

As a home builder that has received multiple awards in various categories, Homes by J. Anthony is clearly backed up by a sea of happy clients with stunning homes to show.

The numerous shiny trophies aside, just looking at J. Anthony’s portfolio reveals a lot to be excited about when considering it as your home builder.

It seemingly has an impeccable sense of design that’s both classy and timeless. Even we’re awestruck by how much there is to gaze at design-wise.

With that, we don’t expect anything less from an award-winning home builder of this caliber. It’s props to both the design and construction teams for their stellar performance. 

You can expect great service all-around when they’re working on a place you can call your safe haven. With its design’s overall interior and exterior aesthetic, it definitely does give off that safe haven vibe as if you’re living in paradise.

But that’s not all. As classy as the homes can look, they also come equipped with a lot of modern and convenient technology.

To top that all off, J. Anthony can even build custom pools and basements should a client prefer them. 

Now for the drawbacks, one of them being the occasionally slow and unresponsive communication between the home builder and its clients.

Taking the scale and complexity of its homes into consideration, the design plans and even the materials may take a bit longer to complete.

Another drawback is that most, if not all of its acreage lots are currently sold out.

But the good news is that J. Anthony also builds on your own lot. This is a viable option for those that already have a specific build design in mind anyway.

5. Garabedian Properties

Garabedian Properties Homepage

Overview of Services: Custom Homes, Fine Estates, Classic Collection Homes, Premium Renovations, Home Care Services, Select Commercial and Development Services.


Address: 1717 Buckingham Dr, Keller, TX 76262, United States

Contact Details: +1 817-748-2669

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 9AM – 5PM

Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED

Google Reviews Score4.5/5 (33 reviews)
Houzz Reviews Score4.9/5 (49 reviews)
Total Reviews4.5 (82 reviews)
Score Consistency4.5/5
Professional Credibility5/5
Lot Locations5/5
Build Process4/5
Overall Customer Service5/5


  • Owner has been recognized as a “Graduate Master Builder of the Year”
  • Has a beautiful variety of home designs that are highly customizable
  • Carefully makes sure clients are well-informed of every detail of the process
  • Also works excellently with real estate professionals


  • Had cases of bad installations that caused interior and exterior damages 

Garabedian Properties is another noteworthy home builder that strikes the perfect balance between form and function in every plan it materializes.

The owner himself, Michale Garabedian, is recognized as a “Graduate Master Builder of the Year”. That should give you a small glimpse of Garabedian’s expertise in the home building industry.

In general, over 30 years of home building service in several DFW communities is something that shouldn’t be overlooked in its credentials.

Ever since Garabedian started, it always believed in building homes that both itself and every client can be proud of.

One of the ways it manages to achieve this is by making sure that clients are well-informed about every single detail of the design and construction process.

Transparency goes a long way, and it definitely shows in Garabedian’s efforts in ensuring that clients get the dream home they’ve always wanted.

You can look forward to its great flexibility in the design department too, as its portfolio reveals a rich collection of different materials and styles that blend together quite perfectly.

From building English cottages to even French country estates, Garabedian has an impressive display of versatility that’s attributable to its decades of experience.

For those working in real estate, you’ll be glad to know that Garabedian works excellently with such. It actually built tons of professional relationships within the real estate community already.

One negative thing to note about Garabedian’s services is that it had cases of bad installations of several windows, masonry, and other interior and exterior work. This, of course, led to noticeable damage over time.

Though it’s a bit of a mystery why Garabedian was not allowed by the owners to repair the damages, bear this in mind, especially during the construction phase.

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