Residential Home Builders in Mason County

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    With over 25 years of experience, Family Classic Homes has the skills needed for any project– big or small.

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    When you build a home with us, you’re getting a house built by people with the highest standards in the industry.

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    When you build with us, you’ll be presented with a turn-key home to your exact specifications.

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Serving Mason, Kitsap, and Pierce Counties

With over 25 years of experience as a residential home builder, Family Classic Homes has taken the stress of home building and renovations and have taken the vision of hundreds of customers and turned them into reality by offering a 100% complete turn key service. We think our home building and remodeling projects should represent your personal style and personal needs. Whether your ideas are simple or elaborate, we provide eloquent and professional services. Please feel free to reach out to us for a free, no obligation estimate. Thank you for visiting Family Classic Homes, let's get started on your project today!

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We are a full service builder serving Pierce County and Gig Harbor, as well as Kitsap County, and Mason County, that is committed to making your designing, building and remodeling projects simple, elegant, and fun. Our experience and knowledge will bring out the best qualities in your homes. Family Classic Homes provides the following services: Residential Home Builds Custom Home Building Kitchen - Bathroom - Room Remodels Patio and Deck Upgrades Full Home Renovations, & More! Our goal is to provide our customers with an elegant, professional build. Because Family Classic Homes is an award winning builder, we're committed to building your vision. We are a family owned business with family values. Since we strive to exceed our clients expectations, we are with you every step of the way, ensuring that you LOVE the end result.

Since we have been providing construction consultation and services in Pierce County and surrounding areas including Kitsap, Mason, and King Counties for decades, you're guaranteed to get service from someone who knows the market, and has expertise. We're passionate about what we do, and have the credentials and experience to ensure that when you build a home in Western Washington, it will be the best it possibly can be. Build With Us Because We Know the Business! When you're building a home, it's important that you choose the right group of people with the right knowledge, experience, and connections. At Family Classic Homes, we've got you covered. We've been in the business our entire lives, and have built hundreds of homes. We know the business, and because we've spent so much time cultivating relationships in the area, we know the people, and know how to navigate the process of getting things done timely and effectively. What To Expect When You Build With Us

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WORKING TIME

Monday – Friday : 7:00 – 5:00
Saturday : 8:00 – 12:00
Sunday : Closed

LOCATION

60 Lake Dr
Tahuya, WA,98588
253-514-7724

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What is the average home value in Mason County?

The average home value in Mason County is $273,200. Mason County home costs have increased by  8.2% since last year and is estimated to rise 2.3% by 2021. The average list price per square foot in Mason County is $194 for houses currently on the market. Relative to neighboring Kitsap and Pierce Counties, the cost of living is relatively lower, making Mason County a great place to live. 

How much does it cost to build a home in Mason County?

As home builders, the question “how much does it cost to build a home in Mason County” is the most common question we get (perhaps aside from “how much does it cost to build a home in Kitsap County” or “how much does it cost to build a house in Pierce County?”). Unfortunately, the answer is always “it depends”. While some builders may offer an estimation per square foot, these estimations vary wildly. The true cost to build a home depends on a number of factors, including the plans you choose, your lot (location and topography), the finishes and fixtures you choose, and the time of year you build. Here’s a general breakdown of what we look at when we determine costs to build homes:

Plans: the most simple and inexpensive kind of house to build is a box or rectangle shape, with a “gabled” (or gently angled) roof. If the home has several “jogs” (dimensions outside of a square or rectangle) multiple angles, or steps in the foundation for example, the cost can quickly climb. If you choose a roof with multiple angles can cost almost twice as much. If you would like to see plans we’ve built in the past, we can give you an educated guess. If you choose plans off of the internet, we can build it and estimate the costs, but we won’t know the true cost until the county approves final engineering.

Lot: When approving plans to build homes, the county looks for three things: can you turn on a light? Can you flush a toilet? And can you take a drink of water? If your lot already has power, water, and sewer or septic, you’re in good shape. If the land is completely raw, that’s no problem. Just understand that the costs to add these in are included in your budget. If a contractor ever gives you an estimation per sqft you should ask if it includes these things. Lastly, when shopping for lots, consider that the easiest land to build on is cleared of trees, flat, and dry.

Finishes and Fixtures: There is a wide variance of cost here. Granite counters cost significantly more than formica laminate, for example. When you work with us, we build you a customized shopping list, with a budget for all finishes and fixtures. Have a question about a specific kind of flooring, trim, paint, windows etc? Feel free to contact us at any time!

Time of Year: This one is more difficult to estimate, but our best advice is to keep an eye on the labor and construction market. Please also understand that if you’re given a bid estimate by an individual contractor, most of their estimates are only good for a set amount of time, because the market can fluctuate.

How Long Does It Take To Build A Home?

Just like the cost, the second most common question we get as home builders is “how long does it take to build a home in Mason County” (or “how long does it take to build a home in Kitsap County” and “how long does it take to build a house in Pierce County?”). Unfortunately this also varies significantly. It greatly depends on factors such as the condition your land is in (does it already have water, sewer/septic, power etc), the time of year you build, the size of the house, and the features you choose. Here’s some helpful information:

Building Phase and House: Obviously, the larger and more complicated the house is, the longer it will take. Some other questions to ask yourself are: have you looked at land yet? Do you already own a lot? Do you have or need financing? Finding and acquiring land and getting a construction loan is a process in of itself. If you need help finding land or need a feasibility study, we can help! If you need recommendations, please ask us for a recommendation to one of our preferred lenders!

Land & Permitting: If the land doesn’t yet have power, sewer/septic, and water, understand that these things will be required before you will be approved for permitting. Permitting is something that’s entirely outside of our hands, and can take a few weeks, or up to several months.