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“Forney LaVoy is recognized as Kansas City’s leading custom home builders Kansas City.  We specialize in new custom home construction, teardowns, and remodeling.”

What Our Clients Say

Building Your Dream

At Forner – LaVoy custom home builders, we build your dream home. Furthermore, you will see the tangibles. We go above and beyond with our customers to bring their dreams into reality. Thus, it is often difficult for our customers to put into words the emotion and personality they want from their custom home. We understand this. We grasp the unspoken, the abstract – and we work with you to make it real.

What Our Customers Say:

If you ask our customers to describe their dream home, they will talk about how, as they return home and wind down their drive, a small smile begins as the burdens of the day begins to lift. Then they describe the comfort felt as the familiar sounds and smells of home stimulate their senses. Next, the sight of their family gathered together baking, doing homework, or just relaxing evokes the calming effect of contentment. Finally, the roaring fire and that private time in the old comfortable chair each create a form of warmth to melt all stress away. It is our mission to have our customers create and customize their own private retreats – their own sanctuaries. Forner Lavoy custom home building can help you make your dream come true too. Thank you for visiting Forner – LaVoy, premier custom home builders Kansas City…and welcome home!

Our Approach To Building Your Dream

When it comes to designing & building a custom home the process can be very complicated. There are many moving parts to manage – numerous vendors, suppliers & tradesmen, material acquisitions, pricing of bids, financial & banking relationships, building codes & inspections, and project schedules. This requires years of experience in custom home building and being able to manage and navigate this labyrinth to successfully design and build a custom home. However, sequencing the stages of construction is not enough. Furthermore, a comprehensive project & construction management methodology must be employed and is what separates a true custom home builder from a here-today-gone-tomorrow contractor. While many contractors hope for a successful outcome for you, we know that hope is not a plan.

What Makes Us Different:

At Forner – LaVoy custom home builders, we have combined Rick Forner’s home building & construction expertise and James La Voy’s client service & program management expertise to develop a methodology we call “Building Dreams” — a state-of-the-art, customer-centric and quality-minded approach to constructing the home that delivers a truly exceptional building experience for you. “Building Dreams” was not developed based on hope but instead through thoughtful deliberation aimed to ensure your success. Learn more below about how we plan for your success rather than hope for it.

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Follow ’Building Dreams’ Step-by-step

Home DesignHome Design and Pricing
lotprepLot Prep
foundationFoundation
framingFraming

interiorInterior Rough-In

interiorfinishInterior Finish

exterior finishExterior Finish

ownerHomeowner Occupation

securityWarranty

Understand How ‘Building Dreams’ Succeeds

When building a custom home, delivering the quality and customer experience you deserve and expect requires much more than simply overseeing the stages of construction. This requires coordination of the varied facets of a building project in a fashion that ensures success — success defined as an on-time and on-budget project combined with an experience that you enjoyed. Finally, most custom home builders aren’t able to grasp the full process like the Forner LaVoy team is able to. We know that is the outcome you deserve and therefore, the outcome we strive to achieve with every homeowner in our custom home building process. 

We developed a series of management disciplines to achieve that outcome and integrated them into our ‘Building Dreams’ methodology — disciplines that envelop and support the traditional steps to constructing your dream home. And disciplines rooted in structure, communication, technology, planning, creativity and information sharing. Learn more below.

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