Green Bay Custom Home Designer

Green Bay Custom Home Designer

Virtue Homes is an experienced custom home designer in Green Bay, WI with a team of home designers and architects ready to bring your dream vision to life. We have 8 different customizable home floor plans that can be used as a starting place to build a home tailored to your specific needs and preferences. Our custom home designs are the perfect combination of creativity and functionality. Bring your vision to life with Virtue Homes as your Green Bay home designer.

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Our Home Design Process

In-House Design Process at Virtue Homes

Initial Floor Plan Draft Final Floor Plans Pricing Plans Final Construction Plans
2-3 weeks 1-2 weeks 1-2 weeks 1-2 weeks

Design Process with Virtue Homes & 3rd Party Architect

Initial Floor Plan Draft Final Floor Plans Pricing Plans Final Construction Plans
4-6 weeks 2-4 weeks 2-3 weeks 2-3 weeks

Initial Floor Plan Phase - This is when we draw up the first and second-floor plan drafts for initial review. 

Final Floor Plans & Initial Elevations - This is when we finalize the floor plans and draw up initial elevations. 

Pricing Plans - We finalize elevations and draw up complete set-up plans for pricing.

Final Construction Plans - Once project is signed and ready to move into construction, we make any final changes to the plan and finalize for permitting and construction. This includes bracing plans and details municipalities require in order to issue us a building permit.

Green Bay Custom Home Floor Plans

We strive to create a functional and beautiful floor plan. Working with a local architect or designer in Green Bay (like us!) keeps your project moving and on time. We have experience with building codes, local regulations and are knowledgeable about how long the process truly takes. You’ll receive honesty and a smooth process - no surprises!

Our team of experienced Green Bay based designers is here to guide you through the process. Whether you want to use one of our tested and true custom home floor plans, use one as starting base or start from scratch, we can do it! We’re here to make your vision a reality.

Don't miss this opportunity to create your perfect living space. Schedule a consultation with Virtue Homes today to start designing your custom home floor plan.

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Home Design Tips & Trends

At Virtue Homes, we leave no stone unturned. When designing your floor plan, we consider your lifestyle, budget, site constraints, efficiency wishes, future needs, and style. Wisconsin home design combines modernity, classic style, and a touch of nature. Wisconsin is beautiful and sometimes the best thing to do is bring the outdoors indoors. We’re big believers in natural light and bright spaces! If you're interested in learning more about current home design tips and trends, and how to incorporate them into your new home, check out our guide to 2023 home design tips & trends. Or, for more personalized guidance in designing your new home, get in touch with us today!

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Custom Home Design FAQs

What is custom home design?

Custom home design is client-focused and creates a personalized design plan based on their preferred aesthetics/lifestyle. During a new construction or renovation project, the builder listens and the client takes the lead! If you’re new to the custom home design process, don’t worry! We have all the tools you need to build your dream home.

What are the advantages to custom home design?

You’ll receive a unique design aesthetic, functionality, livability, and a high ROI. Custom home design reflects your personal style and takes your lifestyle into consideration. Whether you require a family home, bachelor pad, or forever home, custom design takes your needs into account.

What does the custom design process look like?

  1. Initial consultation: A meeting with the designer to discuss the client’s design preferences, budget, and project goals.
  2. Site analysis: A thorough evaluation of the building site to determine any potential challenges, risks, or opportunities.
  3. Concept development: The creation of a preliminary design plan, including floor plans, elevations, and a site plan.
  4. Design refinement: Tweaking the design plan based on feedback from the homeowner.
  5. Final drawings and specifications: Detailed construction drawings and specifications, the architectural plan.
  6. Permit procurement: We’ll facilitate the necessary permits and approvals from local authorities.
  7. Construction: Let’s build your home!

Is designing a custom home more expensive?

Designing a custom home can be more expensive than buying a pre-existing home or building a standard new construction home. However, the cost of designing a custom home depends on the size and complexity of the home, the materials used, the location, and the level of customization desired by the homeowner.

What should I look for in a custom home designer?

  1. Experience and Expertise: Look for a designer with a track record of successfully designing custom homes. Look at the builder’s portfolio and speak to references to get an idea of their level of expertise.
  2. Communication Skills: Look for a designer who is responsive, listens to your input, and communicates in a clear and understandable way.
  3. Flexibility and Adaptability: A good designer is flexible and adaptable to your changing needs and preferences throughout the design process.
  4. Technical Skills: A custom home designer should have a strong technical background in areas such as building codes, engineering, and construction techniques.
  5. Project Management Skills: The builder should be able to coordinate with other professionals involved in the project, such as contractors and engineers, to ensure the home meets your expectations.

How do I stay within budget while designing my custom home?

  • Set a realistic budget: Be realistic about what you can afford and set a budget in line with your financial situation.
  • Prioritize your needs: Identify the must-have features for your custom home and prioritize them based on their importance. This will help you make trade-offs if you need to cut costs.
  • Choose cost-effective materials: Work with your designer to identify cost-effective materials to meet your design and quality standards.
  • Monitor costs throughout the design process: Work with your designer to make adjustments as needed to keep costs under control.