We're passionate about delivering an exceptional custom home building experience. When you hire us, you're hiring a professional custom home builder who is trained and skilled to deliver lasting value to your home. Whether you are looking for custom homes in Tyler or remodeling in East Texas, we are here to help.

From the initial design process to construction completion, we consider ourselves humble guests in your home, and as such respect your personal privacy and space.

We apply the most innovative and cutting edge designs in today's home building market. You can rely on us to make recommendations that fit your taste and style but always give you the final word.



John and Lindsay are committed to exterior and interior design and to serving you with quality and value.

John and Lindsay work as a team to build your custom dream home. From concept, planning and design they make it a priority to communicate to the client during each stage of construction to ensure all needs are being met. Your satisfaction is most important to them and they work together as a team to ensure you love your new home. 

Get to know Design Consultant Lindsay McKinney.  Lindsay stays up to date on all the current home design trends.  She works to help you pinpoint your style, whether it's modern, traditional, rustic or somewhere in-between she makes sure your home fits your personality.  She collaborates with clients on idea books and attends meetings at each finish out appointment to ensure your selections are communicated effectively. Most of all: she loves planning, designing, and cares about your project. She brings value to every interaction, and our customers love her.

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Get to know owner/project manager John McKinney. He works tirelessly to serve our common purpose: to provide an exceptional custom home and remodeling experience with honesty, integrity, quality, and open communication.

John McKinney is an award winning builder committed to building quality custom homes in East Texas. Born and raised in Tyler, he is proud to call East Texas home. John graduated from Abilene Christian University with a B.A. in Management and moved to the Dallas/Fort Worth area to pursue a career in construction. He worked for large building companies Lennar and Meritage Homes in DFW. John earned numerous builder of the month awards and the prestigious builder of the year award while working for Meritage Homes. He has built a variety of style of homes including starter homes, large custom homes, model homes and more. Although working in the metroplex was truly rewarding, John moved back to Tyler in 2010 in pursuit of starting his own home building company. Currently, John serves on the board of Tyler Area Builders Association and works hard to stay connected to the building needs of East Texas. He is committed to providing a quality custom home for all home owners here in East Texas and has an undeniable passion and desire to deliver outstanding homes with superior service.



We’re committed to providing you with the highest level of service, so you’ll always choose us for your building needs. We know that  building a custom home can be stressful at times. So, we want to make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible for you. We genuinely care about your project and your experience, and it shows.

We’re committed to building and to serving you with quality and value. We'll come to you, listen to your needs and wants, and then come back to you with a logical, feasible plan that works for you. Call us today, and see what our commitment to quality is all about! 


We Love What We Do

John and Lindsay come to work smiling and ready to build your dream. John has a passion for building and Lindsay for design, making them a great team for your construction project. 


Leave it to Us

Doing it yourself doesn’t always work out. Rely on our knowledge and experience instead. Your custom home is in the best of hands.

We Truly Care

The right care can ensure the success of any custom home. We believe in partnership and trust and work with you to create a great space.

Our Promise to You

We promise to always provide value and outstanding service, regardless of your lifestyle need, design preference, or budget constraint.


"Working with McKinney Homes was a seamless and very professional experience.  They understand the importance and value a home provides, and it shows.  We love our new custom home!"

-Matt & Carmen C.


"Just wanted to say thanks John. You did a great job on the house and we are enjoying it so much.  It has been a blessing to work with you and I have to say thanks for all the help you provided in getting us to an end result." 

-Jerry & Karen F.


"McKinney Homes does an amazing job. We received a bid quickly and then our major remodel came in under budget and on time. John McKinney is a real professional that knows construction AND customer service. High-end work at very competitive prices."

-Blake & Susan M.


"McKinney Custom Homes was a great fit for us. We were able to work very well together. They took our ideas and added their own to build us an extraordinary home! We have not had any issues worth anything. Quality is outstanding. I would highly recommend them for anyone in the custom home market! "

-Brad & Tami F.