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Build Your Custom Home in North Atlanta

Elevation Building Company

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How To Build a Custom Home in North Atlanta

Building a custom home is an exciting journey that allows you to create a living space tailored to your unique needs and preferences. From selecting the perfect location to choosing the finest details, the process requires careful planning and collaboration with experienced professionals.

The Custom Home Building Process

Building a custom home in Atlanta involves several key steps to ensure your vision comes to life. The process begins with an initial consultation to discuss your needs, preferences, and budget. Next, you'll work with architects and designers to create a blueprint that reflects your lifestyle. Once the design is finalized, permits are secured, and construction begins. Throughout the build, regular updates and walkthroughs ensure everything aligns with your expectations. Finally, a thorough inspection ensures your home is move-in ready.

How to Choose a Custom Home Builder

Selecting the right custom home builder is crucial for a successful project. Start by researching local builders with a solid reputation and experience in custom homes. Look for reviews and testimonials from previous clients. Schedule consultations to discuss your project and assess their communication style, transparency, and willingness to accommodate your needs. Ask about their portfolio, previous projects, and any warranties or guarantees they offer. Ensuring a good fit with your builder will make the home-building experience smoother and more enjoyable.


01 | Feasibility
After a quick consultation and completing our intake form, we create a project feasibility study to give you a price range for your project.
02 | Pre-Construction
After being retained, we work with your architect and your designer to create the project scope of work. Once the blueprints and designer selections are complete, we finalize the project cost. Following any necessary adjustments, we complete the construction agreement and scope of work, setting the stage for bringing your dream home to life with precision and care.
03 | Build/Project Completion
Your build journey, guided by our expert Project Manager, begins with a focus on quality and transparency, using BuilderTrend for progress updates. Throughout the build, our team conducts thorough quality control inspections. Upon moving in, you'll receive a comprehensive Homeowner Manual and benefit from a 1-year warranty with scheduled touch-ups, ensuring lasting satisfaction in your new EBC custom home.
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Benefits of Building a Custom Home with Elevation Building Company



When you choose Elevation Building Company, you gain complete control over your home's design and features. From floor plans to finishes, every detail is tailored to your preferences, ensuring your home is a perfect reflection of your style and needs.


Elevation Building Company prides itself on its commitment to accountability. With transparent processes and regular updates, you can trust that your project is in good hands. We ensure every home meets the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship.


Effective communication is a cornerstone of Elevation Building Company's approach. We maintain open lines of communication throughout the entire building process, addressing your questions and concerns promptly to ensure a smooth and stress-free experience.



Built On Schedule

Our clients enjoy timely and reliable construction, ensuring each project stays on track, every time.


Distinctive Designs

We craft homes that stand out and we embrace innovative and personalized designs that capture your unique style.


Community Focused

We're dedicated to creating not just homes, but thriving communities, fostering connections and a sense of belonging.


Is Building a New Home Worth it?


Is Building a Custom Home in North Atlanta a Good Investment?

Building a custom home in North Atlanta is a wise investment. The area is known for its strong real estate market, excellent schools, and vibrant communities. Custom homes typically offer higher resale value due to their unique features and modern amenities, making them a sound financial decision.

Some of the Best Areas in North Atlanta Include:



Known for its historic downtown, charming lakeside parks, and family-friendly atmosphere, Acworth offers a blend of small-town charm and modern amenities.


This bustling city features a thriving tech industry, diverse dining, and entertainment options, along with excellent schools and a family-friendly environment.


Offering scenic views of the North Georgia mountains, Canton is perfect for those who appreciate a mix of suburban and rural living, with a growing arts and cultural scene.


Known for its equestrian estates and spacious properties, Milton provides a peaceful, rural setting with easy access to metropolitan amenities and top-notch schools.


A city rich in history and culture, Roswell boasts beautiful parks, top-rated schools, and a vibrant downtown area with excellent dining and shopping options.


What Our Clients Think

Elevation Building Co. built our custom home in 2019 and we had a great experience. Elevation and Eric's expertise and dedication are evident in their work, from the careful attention to detail in our initial build to their ongoing commitment to excellence as we plan our deck expansion. If you're in search of a custom home builder who delivers quality, professionalism, and personalized service, Elevation Building Co. is the clear choice. Highly recommend!

Alli Stanley

Custom Home Build


What Our Clients Think

Thrilled with our outstanding home remodel by Elevation Building Company! Exemplary craftsmanship, attention to detail, and a seamless process. Highly recommend for their professionalism and top-notch service.

Seth Johnson

Home Remodel


What Our Clients Think

Eric, Justin and the team at Elevation are in a class of their own. Their finished work speaks for itself but what you may not fully appreciate at first is the expertise, innovation and thoughtful design that happens in the background. No detail is too small to get the outcome just right - from pairing a lot to just the right plan, to selections that blend modern trends with timeless finishes, to their communication through the whole process...through it all they are true professionals and a pleasure to work with.

Dan McNair

Whole-home Remodel


How Much Does it Cost to Build a Custom Home in Atlanta?

The cost of building a custom home in Atlanta varies depending on factors like location, design complexity, and materials. On average, luxury custom homes can cost $1,000,000 to $3,000,000 plus.

Factors such as the size of the home, choice of finishes, and special features will influence the overall cost. We know this is a wide range, so for more detailed information, you download our custom home cost guide


What Does Land Cost in Atlanta?

Land costs in Atlanta can vary widely based on the area. Prime suburban locations such as Milton, Alpharetta, and Roswell can see land prices around $300,000 per acre.

Locations such as Acworth, Woodstock, and Kennesaw offer land at $100,000 to $150,000 per acre. These prices are influenced by proximity to amenities, school districts, and overall desirability of the location. For a comprehensive overview, visit our land cost blog post.


Custom Home Build Cost Guide

Unlock your FREE Custom Home Cost Guide to streamline your North Atlanta custom home. Inside, you'll discover:

  • General estimates for custom homes
  • Different tiers of projects and price ranges for each
  • The benefits you receive by working with us!

How Long Does it Take to Build a Custom Home?

Building a custom home typically takes between 8 to 16 months, depending on various factors like the complexity of the design, permitting processes, and weather conditions. The timeline generally includes phases such as:

  • Design (1-6 Months): Developing blueprints and finalizing details.
  • Pre-Construction (30-45 Days): Securing permits and approvals.
  • Site Excavation and Foundation (2-4 Weeks): Preparing the land and laying the foundation.
  • Framing (6-8 Weeks): Constructing the structural framework.
  • Mechanical, Insulation, and Drywall (2-3 Weeks): Installing essential systems and drywall.
  • Interior & Exterior Finishes (4 Weeks): Adding final touches like cabinetry and flooring.
  • Clean-Up (1 Week): Ensuring the home is ready for occupancy.

For more detailed information, you can read our blog post about the timeline for building a custom home. 

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Get Started on Your Custom Home in North Atlanta

Ready to embark on your custom home journey in North Atlanta? Whether you're considering Acworth, Roswell, Milton, Alpharetta, or another suburb of North Atlanta, Elevation Building Company is here to guide you through every step of the process. 

Starting your project with Elevation Building Company ensures a seamless experience, tailored to your specific needs and preferences.

Contact us today to begin planning your dream home.

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"They treat Your home, like their home"


Elevation Building Company is dedicated to serving North Atlanta and its surrounding areas. We're deeply rooted in this vibrant community, and committed to giving your custom home-building dreams a touch of local expertise. From the bustling streets of North Atlanta to its peaceful outskirts, our team is ready to turn your vision into a reality. Discover our service areas or contact us to see if we're building in your neighborhood!

Our Service Area

  • North Fulton
  • Cherokee
  • Cobb
  • Forsyth
  • Dawson
  • Woodstock
  • Milton
  • Roswell
  • Alpharetta
  • Canton
  • Kennesaw
  • Cumming
  • Ballground
  • Acworth
  • Holly Springs
  • Marietta

The Elevation Journey to Your Dream Home

At Elevation Building Company, we embark on a creative journey with each client, where exceptional design and precise craftsmanship merge to bring your custom home or remodel to life. Your dream home awaits, where every intricate detail, the artistry of architecture, and the joy of delivery focus on you to enhance your everyday life. 

Create Your Dream Custom Home

Guiding You Every Step of the Way


Elevation Building Company offers a unique and personalized home-building journey, ensuring an exceptional experience you won't find anywhere else.