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About2018-10-07T09:25:40-05:00

Setting a Standard for Personalized Service

Owner Jane Levy discovered her passion for building at a young age. As a child growing up in Freeport, IL., she watched with fascination the home her parents were building. Using her allowance to buy floor plan magazines, she began crafting model homes out of small boxes. While it was apparent that Jane had an eye for design, her interest included the engineering process as well – making sure that all the pieces of her “homes” worked and fit together perfectly.

Levy Custom Homes, Inc. began with the goal of designing and building the finest quality homes. We continue to incorporate this philosophy by not following the crowd, avoiding shortcuts and maintaining an obsessive belief that it can always be done better.

Becoming a Certified Green Professional (CGP), has enabled Levy to help her clients build eco-friendly homes that incorporate environmental considerations and resource efficiency into every step of the building and development process to minimize environmental impact. This also includes saving as many architectural elements from the original structure as possible, and reusing them during the design/build phase to achieve a collected look.

Additionally, Jane Levy is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS), allowing her to meet the needs of Baby Boomers who wish to stay in their homes as they grow older.

“Levy’s definitely a better listener and really understood how we live.”
“…She focuses on each house more personally than many builders do.”
“…She made my life easy because she’s so organized. Everything was ordered and waiting to go ahead, so there was never any down time.”
“I think Jane has an incredible eye for detail. Her ideas are before their time.”
“Jane has a meticulous eye for detail and offers unprecedented customer service. I wanted the best builder and spent five months looking until I found her.”
“Jane takes everything to heart, as if she’s working on her own home.”
“I take baths, not showers, but fast ones. A lot of builders would have pushed a big tub with jets for resale, but not Jane. Her recommendation was a small steeping tub.”

A Reputation for Excellence

2015 – Oak Park Historic Preservation Award
2015 – Crystal Key: Innovation & Creativity in Remodeling
2014 – Crystal Key: Innovation & Creativity in Remodeling
2014 – 2014 – Gold Key: Excellence in Remodeling
2010 – Gold Key: Excellence in New Home Construction
2010 – Crystal Key: Innovation & Creativity in New Home Construction
2009 – Gold Key: Bath Remodel
2009 – Gold Key: Excellence in Housing Design
2008 – Crystal Key: Innovation & Creativity in Remodeling
2007 – Silver Key: Excellence in Housing Design
2005 – Crystal Key: Innovation & Creativity in Remodeling
2005 – Gold Key: Creative Whole House Remodel
2003 – Silver Key: Excellence in Housing Design

Our Unique
Turn-Key Process

Our uncompromising level of service and attention to detail extend beyond using the highest quality building materials and finishes for your home. It includes carefully listening to your wishes and needs to create exactly the home you want and guiding you toward decisions that suit your lifestyle now and into the future.

A signature feature of all our homes is the inclusion of one year’s supply of cleaning products specific to your home, as well as a year or more supply of light bulbs and the proper detergents for your washing machine, dishwasher, etc. In addition, a menu of services that includes spring/fall maintenance to resealing granite counter tops is available.