Investing in the community where we live Why compromise, when you can customize? Family-owned, local builder Get more with Core 25+ years of local building experience.

Our Communities

Core Homes, your local community builder, offers well-designed floor plans in cozy, family-friendly communities, located in Will, Kendall, and Grundy counties. Our communities are conveniently located near all central routes of transportation, including I-55, I-80, Rt. 59, and Rt. 52, and are accentuated by the highly desirable Minooka and Plainfield school districts.  Highlighted by beautifully landscaped, secluded neighborhoods, our communities are a stone’s throw away from shopping and recreation. As your local home builder, we look forward to assisting you in building the home of your dreams, in the communities in which we live.


Single-family homes, with three to five bedrooms, starting from the $180’s. Outstandi...


Single-family, clubhouse community, with three to five bedrooms, starting from the $170’s...

Offsite Building:

Any of our home plans shown, or your own plan, can be built on your homesite. On our plans,...

Our Homes

Your dream home begins here!
Core Homes come standard with many features and amenities you won’t find with other builders in the area. It is our mission to give you the home of your dreams, starting from the studs and going all the way through to the finishing touches. A home that is not only the most energy efficient house possible, but one that is customized to fit the needs of you and your family.


Starting from $199,900

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1.5 baths, 1600 sq. ft.
  • Full Basement


Starting from $207, 400

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2.5 baths, 1850-2000 sq. ft.
  • Full Basement


Starting from $218,900

  • 4 Bedroom
  • 2.5 Bath, 2000 – 2200 sq. ft.
  • Full Basement


Starting from $228,400

  • 4 bedrooms + Loft
  •  2.5 bath, 2150 sq. ft.,
  • Full Basement

(Shown with optional 3 car garage)


Starting from $228,900

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2.5 baths, 2100-2400 sq. ft.
  • Full Basement


Starting from $252,000

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2.5 baths, 1852-2332 sq. ft.,
  • Full Basement


Starting from $252,400

  • 4 bedrooms + loft
  • 2.5 baths, 2600 sq. ft.
  • Full Basement


Starting from $255,400

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2.5 baths, 2835 sq. ft.
  • Full Basement

(Shown with optional 3 car garage)


Starting from $262,400

  • 4 bedrooms + loft
  • 2.5 baths, 3000 sq. ft.
  • Full Basement

The Core Advantage

At Core Homes, you can be sure that you are not only getting the home of your dreams, but a home with the highest quality features, because all of our homes are backed up by the Core Advantage.

The Core Advantage provides our buyers with quality construction, energy efficiency, top of the line features, along with the best value. In short, our standards are other builders’ options. The Core Advantage can be seen from the beginning stages of home selection, by allowing our buyers the opportunity to customize and modify their home to meet their family’s needs, and goes through the end of the building process with our outstanding home warranties and service department.

About Core Homes

Investing in the Community Where We Live
Core Homes is one of Chicagoland’s most successful and respected private homebuilding companies. For over 25 years we have been dedicated to building homes that are a superior blend of architectural design, quality craftsmanship, and attention to detail. We constantly challenge ourselves to build the best possible home, with the right features and materials, at a price our homeowners can afford.

Amy Capista

Amy attended the University of St. Francis in Joliet, majoring in Marketing & Communications. She began her career in the homebuilding industry, 28 years ago...

John Major

John started his career with some of the finest family homebuilders in the industry. His extensive experience spans over 20 years in the homebuilding industry.