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WHY, WHAT, WHERE, HOW MUCH?

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WHY GENUINE? — Simply stated, we build bespoke luxury residences tailored specifically for the discerning homebuyer. Sound like you? GCH understands building on your lot has many advantages. For one, you have the freedom to design your dream home, on the homesite of your choosing, with the amenities you desire. Whether your inspiration comes from Houzz.com or a napkin sketch… we can design and build it for YOU! LIMITATIONS...? NONE. Architectural style..? ALL. Welcome to the next generation of custom home design and planning!


WHAT SEPARATES GENUINE? — At Genuine Custom Homes we are ...well, GENUINE. We believe by delivering the best possible homebuilding experience in conjunction with a quality build, our homeowners effectively become our marketing team. We take great pride from our raving fans. Simply ask to speak with any of homeowners and you don’t have to just take our word for it. Or simply check out a few of our reviews.


WHERE DOES GENUINE BUILD? — Whether a property owner or looking to buy the perfect homesite, we can help within a 50 mile radius of San Antonio. Genuine Custom Homes are found in several prestigious communities throughout the San Antonio Metro & the Surrounding Hill-Country. Servicing: Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall and Medina counties.

WHAT'S YOUR AVERAGE PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT?


Genuinely, price per square foot is a mathematical equation where the total cost of the home is divided by the living square footage. The more features added, the higher the cost per square foot will be. In the last 6o days, our average contract to build has been $319.35/ft² (home only). 

  • LOWEST $/FT² BUILD: $288.06/ft², home only (4,289 ft², 3 BR/3.5 BA/1 story home at $‎1,235,506 in Dec. '21). 
  • LOWEST CONTRACT PRICE: $‎678,348, home only (2,529 ft², 3 BR/2.5 BA/1 story home in Mar. '21) (*would be more now).

WHAT VARIABLES IMPACT PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT?

  1. DESIGN COMPLEXITY: architectural details, ceiling/wall heights, ratio of a/c space to covered areas, roof complexity, shape factor, spans
  2. PREFERRED AMENITIES: appliances, cabinetry, custom finishes, flooring, hardware, insulation, millwork, plumbing, roofing, specialty windows/doors, etc.
  3.  SITE CONDITIONSfoundation volume, stair count, railing, driveway ft², permitting, utilities

GCH has built a solid reputation by placing a top priority on service, quality AND value. While we understand the importance of seeking the best price, at GCH we place a high priority on your satisfaction above all else. While no two Owners are alike... (nor the site conditions present), to set a realistic price expectation for YOUR home, please schedule a personalized consultation to discuss your particular goals.

GENUINE’S STANDARD FEATURES? — What's included? EVERYTHING you need, but not always everything you WANT. Surprised? With custom home building, there's not a "set specification" for appliances, cabinets, flooring, hardware, lighting, plumbing, insulation, etc. At GCH, all features will be custom tailored to suit your specific requirements and priced accordingly. Everything in, on, around and throughout your home will be covered. 


Often builders try to emotionally steer buyers by showcasing a 7-figure luxury model home, promoting pre-selected features and pre-set "levels" on pre-designed floor plans. Doesn't sound very custom, does it? We agree and is precisely WHY our approach is vastly different! At GCH, we focus on helping you maximize EVERY detail for your home without losing sight of your IDEAL budget. Just imagine how the design and details of your own custom home can be solely for YOUR views, YOUR trees, YOUR homesite, all while keeping as many of the luxury features discerning buyers like YOU, desire.


I HAVE A BUDGET, CAN I STILL BUILD A GENUINE CUSTOM HOME? — Yes, of course. Working within a budget is actually very common and we'll give our absolute best to align your design goals with your fiscal ones. Because GCH has such low overhead (no spec homes, models, sales people), you can be assured that more of your budget will be allocated toward YOUR home. Whether budget conscientious, or vision focused, we'll be working closely with our team of professionals to create a home plan that best aligns with your wants, needs AND your budget. Nervous? Relax... at GCH, we actually don't sign the building contract until all of the specifications have been prepared up front (and in writing). We look forward to learning about your vision, it’s our pleasure and privilege to build the house of your dreams!

WE'RE IN THIS TOGETHER

Happy Clients
Happy Clients
Happy Clients