Build a Custom Drees Home On Your Lot

Build Where You Want to Live

Interested in building your dream home, but you own land or prefer a home site outside of an established Drees Homes community? Drees will build one of our award-winning homes on your existing property or choice location - almost anywhere your heart desires in Austin, greater Cincinnati, greater Cleveland, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, central Indiana, Nashville, Northern Kentucky or Raleigh/Durham.

Build a custom home without the worry, cost, or wait.

Whether you already own a lot, need help finding a site, or have a particular property in mind, you'll receive guidance and support every step of the way from our highly-trained team of professionals. With our build on your lot options, you'll enjoy Drees legendary craftsmanship, the flexibility to modify your floor plan, countless options, and a wide variety of interior and exterior finishes - all in less time and at a fraction of the custom price.

The Drees Advantage

Drees has built nearly 4,000 new homes in Middle Tennessee over the past 20 years, and can build one for you nearly anywhere you choose. We're also able to help rebuild homes for those affected by the recent tornados. Here are a few reasons why building with us is the right choice:

Rebuilding
Losing a home is a devastating experience. We can make it easier. We'll handle everything in a turnkey, cost-effective way to rebuild a custom home on your current lot.
Firm Contract Pricing
There are no surprises with Drees. You're informed of the price of your home and design selections upfront and in writing.
10-year transferrable structural warranty
Our warranty team ensures that your new home meets the highest standards for quality and craftsmanship in the industry.
Custom + ConstructSM approach to building
We'll keep you informed every step of the homebuilding process. With our simple two-phased approach to building your dream home, we ensure you get the home you want, the way you want it.
One-stop selections process
Our Design Consultants will personally guide you through selecting the finishes that go into your home at our convenient Design Center.
Free site analysis
We'll evaluate what improvements your home site will need such as tree clearing, utilities and grading.
We Finance Construction
First Equity Mortgage provides a variety of financing choices with flexible terms so you don't need a construction loan.
10% deposit
We only require a 10% deposit or lot equity so you can get building more quickly.
Julie Schall
New Home Specialist
Carol Stallings
Greater Nashville Market Manager
Danny B Wood
Greater Nashville Market Manager
Ben Kirby
Greater Nashville Market Manager


Design Gallery Homes by Drees

The Construction Timeline*

Here's what you can expect
Month 1-3
DESIGN CENTER
Review the construction process and begin making selections and upgrades. You have two four-hour sessions to finish your choices.

HOME TECHNOLOGY
Meet with our technology experts to determine your wiring and home technology needs.

HOME SITE MEETING
Review all features involved with starting construction.
Month 4-6
PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING
Meet with your builder to review final plans.

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS
Once all permits are issued, construction begins. Your market manager and builder will keep you updated and informed along the way on the progress of your home.
Month 7+
PRE-DRYWALL REVIEW
Meet with your builder to see that your home is being built just as you ordered, and address any questions you may have before drywall is placed.

QUALITY ASSURANCE INSPECTIONS
A series of internal inspections are performed at the end of the Build milestone. These inspections assure you that the quality of your new home meets industry and Drees' high standards.

NEW HOME PRESENTATION
Just before closing, you'll meet your customer care representative. The New Home Presentation is a thorough introduction to your home's use, care and maintenance.

* The building schedule above is a guide for illustrative purposes only. Actual building timeframe may vary by city and floor plan. Be sure to discuss your home's specific schedule with your builder.