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Create Home – Create Design Build

Your Architecture & Home Builder Concierge

Who we are and what you can expect

As a Minnesota licensed Contractor, local Custom Home Builder, and Interior Design Firm, our design team that knows new construction. We partner with the best local Home Builders, Architects, and other Home Specialist to provide clients a comprehensive building experience you won’t find anywhere else. Our award-winning architecture, construction, and design teams guide you through your home plans and selection process and each step of your custom home build or remodeling project. You’ll love working with our architecture and interior designers which cater to your individual needs and specifications, and we have a beautiful showroom – featuring a collection of designer curated materials for your new home or remodel. Our professional staff, creates designs, and sources product pulling your vision together, and we’ll take care of all the details every step of the way, recording and coordinating ordering and installation with your home building team.

Together, along with our partners, we take pride in designing exceptional home plans and building lake homes, tear-downs, and other local construction and remodeling projects in the Lake Minnetonka area and Twin Cities western suburbs.

Our talented team of architectural designers, home builders, interior designers, and construction specialist have extensive experience designing, constructing and remodeling residential homes. Focusing on residential projects of all shapes and sizes and every design aesthetic, we specialize in “All Things Home and Design”.

Allowing you to choose from a variety of different design platforms, we help you choose the home plan design services and home builder that work best for you and your budget, and that offer the flexibility needed in order to bring your home design or remodeling project to fruition. Our design services include complete construction documents, floor plans, and photo-realistic home renderings in both 2D and 3D. If you already have architectural drawings or concept designs of your own, we’d love to collaborate with you and a local architect, builder or designer of your choice, or have our team bid on a plan you may already have designed or in the works.

Home building is a complex business with many facets – doing it right requires strong, effective leadership across multiple disciplines, including creative home design services, professional construction management, and best practice principles and accounting. If you are looking for a home design and construction company, Create Home has the experience and leadership to help you select the right team to manage your project.

At Create Home, we don’t just help design and build new homes, we build new relationships. Our strong reputation in the home building and real estate community , as well as the relationships we’ve fostered with clients, home builders, designers, and architects, show our commitment and passion for home building. We have a honed design process, that builders and home owners appreciate.

Design Services

Create Design Build + Create Interior Design

When building a home you have access to all the resources of Create Interior Design our Building & Remodeling Showroom and professional design services. Home Owners and Builders can choose the services you desire, including the option to have your very own experienced Interior Design Team and Project Manager to manage and assist you through your entire building or remodeling project.

Planning, collaboration, creative innovation and design, attention to detail, and quality specifications, provide you a level of design sophistication that only educated, professional architectural and design teams can provide.

Did you know homeowners make well over 500 decisions when building a custom home?

Our design-build process makes this easier.

Our interior designers help you stay organized, serving as a guide to help you navigate through all the design steps, details, and specifications.

Let’s “Create Home” together…


Create Home Plans and Architectural Services

At Create Home we help families all over the country with the design and selections for their new home and remodeling projects. We help you find the perfect plan, or you can select options for custom home plans and design services. We are a Minnesota Licensed Residential Contractor and have a network of local Custom Home Builders available to assist in the management and construction of your dream home.

Use your architect and home builder or our team for home plans for new construction and remodeling including concept drawings, exterior elevations, 2D and 3D house plans, construction documents, and options for construction specifications and interior design services including cabinetry design and all the design selections for your home.

At Create Home, you can feel confident in our home plan design and plan review processes. All of our Create Home Plans are reviewed by a Licensed Architect and Accredited Interior Designer. We help walk you through the design process and you are under no obligation. Our plan and related design option estimates are free.

Let’s create and design your home plan today!


Our Leadership & Project Management

From the moment we meet, our team and partners are committed to making every building or remodeling project exceptional. We have the experience, technology support, and design and construction know-how to ensure you have the professional assistance you desire. With our team of local home builders and construction companies, our mission is ensuring your building or remodeling project is completed on time, within budget, and with exceptional quality and design in mind. After all, communication is key, which is why at Create Home, we are committed to helping you create a home that clearly reflects your family, lifestyle, and personality.

Our leadership also includes professional project management if desired. To optimize productivity, our team works with builders and subcontractors in the field and who provide daily on-site management and construction scheduling. In addition, we hold detailed weekly production meetings with our builders and design teams to review construction schedules, selections, orders, and timing and coordination, our Project Management team ensures your vision and building and remodeling project is brought to life.

SANDRA MAHONEYFounder, CEO, Licensed Residential Contractor, Interior Designer and Real Estate Broker
JASON BLISSExecutive Vice President, Contractor, Sales and Marketing, Real Estate
CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENTConstruction Management Team

“Our goal is for you to be comfortable throughout your “Create” experience.  Stop in and see our building and remodeling showroom and new store – Create Home – Shoppe.  Say hello!  It’s really something special.  The showroom, products, and building & design services we offer are different than most home builders and remodelers.  With our builder partners, vendors and suppliers, and the professional design expertise and personal attention you get with Create Home, you’ll enjoy your home building or remodeling project.  We are confident, we will earn your business, and more importantly, you’ll love your new home.”

Jason Bliss & Sandra Mahoney

Our Building Process

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01 Let’s Connect

Our first meeting is typically a simple meet and greet. It’s an opportunity to learn about your family and your ideas, and share who we are as a local construction company in the Twin Cities area.
Let’s connect and see if it’s a fit!

02 Homesite & Location

As an experienced licensed contractor, we have the industry knowledge to help you find your homesite or teardown. Share with us what you are looking for and we will start working on your behalf. Have your own a lot? We would love to check it out and walk it with you.

03 Selling Your Home

If you need assistance selling your home, our reputable team will help you sell quickly. With our sales, marketing, and design teams, we help you with marketing strategy, planning and organizing, and minor home repairs, home staging, or updating your home.

04 Home Plans & Design

We love to Collaborate.

Our design and architectural teams will start working on drafting a plan, and home exterior elevations right away.

We take your home concept drawings and home plans to the next level with 3D plans and photo realistic rendering, allowing you to visualize your new home in high detail.

If you have an architect or plans already, we can work with that too!

More of the building process…see our download.

With our Create Home offices in Wayzata and Excelsior, we are helping clients build and remodel homes all over the twin cities – Chanhassen, Chaska, Cottagewood, Deephaven, Eden Prairie, Edina, Excelsior, Greenwood, Hopkins, Independence, Long Lake, Maple Grove, Medina, Minnetrista, Minnetonka, Minnetonka Beach, Mound, Orono, Plymouth, Shorewood, Tonka Bay, Victoria, Waconia, Watertown, Wayzata, and Woodland. If you don’t see your area here, Ask Us. We’re growing!

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