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Building Happiness!

Our mission is to bring happiness to ourselves and our homeowners by not only creating exceptional homes and communities but also by providing an extraordinary home buying experience.

Our Culture of Happiness

Focusing on happiness makes us different.

The Schellter Advantage

Advanced building science makes our homes better.

Amazing Value

Schell Brothers provides buyers with the best of both worlds: high-end beauty and quality for a price more consistent with high volume production homes. Most large builders focus on reducing costs by building “boxy” homes using the least expensive labor and materials. At Schell Brothers, we’re willing to pay more for better materials, experienced craftsmen, and attractive/functional designs. Fortunately, our volume of business allows us to negotiate much lower prices for the same premium materials and labor used by high-end custom builders.

Ultra Energy Efficient

Schell Brothers homes use less than half the amount of energy used by a typical existing home of similar size. From our 6” exterior walls with R-23 blown-in insulation to our tankless Rinnai water heaters, a Schell Brothers home includes numerous energy saving “green” features. These features not only greatly reduce your utility bills, they also increase the resale value of your home.

Learn about Schellter™ Advanced Building Science

Curb Appeal

A tremendous amount of time and effort goes into the exterior design of our homes. The exceptional curb appeal of a Schell Brothers home is not only a reflection of the quality and care that goes into the home but also a huge source of pride for our homeowners.

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Schell Brothers has earned a reputation as a builder of high-end homes with designs, quality, and finishes similar to premium custom homes while also providing a professional, fun, and stress-free home buying experience. In fact, many of our homeowners could easily afford a more expensive custom home but chose Schell Brothers after doing their research and realizing that a Schell Brothers home provided everything they were looking for and was a much smarter investment.

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Our People

Our mission is to maximize happiness and in no area is this more evident than in the attitude and energy of our team members. Our customers are constantly commenting on how amazing our people are. Our company culture is very unique and tends to attract fun loving out-going people who genuinely enjoy life and love being a part of the Schell Brothers team.

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Innovative Floor Plans

“Your homes just feel better” is something we hear a lot when people tour our model homes. Our innovative home plans have won numerous awards including several National Gold Awards, the highest honor awarded to a U.S. builder. Our homes are designed to not only minimize “wasted” space but to enhance the areas of the home that are most important to the homeowner. Our unique home plans are constantly evolving and include everything today’s homebuyer wants and needs.

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Design Process

Our design process provides homeowners with all the tools and resources necessary to make choosing beautiful finishes fun and easy. In addition to spending a full day with a design professional in our award winning design center, buyers can browse our Online Design Center to view inspiration photos and create finish collages.

Learn more about Designing your new home

Extensive Personalization

You don’t need to buy a custom home to get beautiful high-end finishes and awe-inspiring spaces adapted perfectly for the way you live. Schell Brothers offers numerous floorplan options including additional bedrooms and bathrooms, living area extensions, luxury master suites, finished basements, home theatres, multi-level courtyards, and much more. We also offer a broad selection of finishes including gourmet kitchens, exotic hardwood and tile, furniture style vanities, wainscoting, coffered ceilings, whole house audio, and more.

Find your favorite finishes in our Online Design Studio

Construction Process

At Schell Brothers, we take pride in our commitment to keeping our customers involved and informed throughout the construction process. In addition to the regularly scheduled meetings prior to, during, and after construction, our Construction Managers will touch base with you frequently to provide updates and answer any questions you may have.

Customer Service

Schell Brothers is known for providing outstanding customer service. While many builders rely solely on their subcontractors to provide post-settlement service, Schell Brothers has an entire Customer Service department dedicated to assisting our homeowners. In addition to our regularly scheduled follow-up meetings and quality inspections/tune-ups, our professional Customer Service Technicians are ready to assist you at a moment’s notice.

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Our Mission

Our Company has a very unique purpose: to maximize happiness rather than profit. Chris Schell believes that corporate America is too focused on profit and growth, often to the detriment of happiness and quality of life. Chris left a lucrative career in finance to found Schell Brothers with the sole intent of creating a company that put the happiness of its employees and customers above all else. Ironically and unintentionally, Chris discovered that a genuine commitment to this purpose has made Schell Brothers surprisingly “successful” by all definitions of the word.