New Era Homes
New Era Homes process

How We Build Custom Homes in Bend, OR

From finding land, to financing to home completion–our goal is to make the custom home building project seamless and easy so that you are just as thrilled with the process as you are the finished product.

New Era Homes manages every aspect of the home building process from start to finish. Well before breaking ground, we coordinate details like permitting, septic installation, well drilling, and site development. We keep you informed throughout the process so that you can follow your home’s progress towards completion.  


Project Planning

Typical New Era Homes project completion timeline.

timeframes are Estimated, each project may vary.
New Era Home Pricing Model

Building Value

Find the best semi-custom home for you with our HomeFit™ Finder

Whether it’s our Classic, Heritage, or Premier Edition homes, rest assured you are building the best home that money can buy for $200 or less per square foot. We offer five categories to help identify your priorities in a new home while determining a budget that works best for you.

See below to find the right home for your budget. Just mouse over the edition categories to view the general guidelines of our pricing model. When contacting us for an initial consult regarding your new home, please let us know your unique HomeFit.

  • Classic Edition Pricing Plan

    Classic Edition

    Average Price Per Square Foot
    • $160

      Per Sq. Ft.
    • $215

      Per Sq. Ft.


    Any Classic Edition Floorplan Less than 15% Modifications Our Uncommon Standards

  • Heritage Edition Pricing Plan

    Heritage Edition

    Price Per Square Foot
    • $170

      Per Sq. Ft.
    • $225

      Per Sq. Ft.


    Existing Heritage Floorplan Modifications to plan within scope of Price Book Options from Price Book

  • Heritage Edition + Pricing Plan

    Heritage Edition +

    Price Per Square Foot
    • $180

      Per Sq. Ft.
    • $235

      Per Sq. Ft.


    Existing Heritage Floorplan Less than 15% Modifications Choose Own Appliances Choose Own Light Fixtures

  • Heritage Edition ++ Pricing Plan

    Heritage Edition ++

    Price Per Square Foot
    • $190

      Per Sq. Ft.
    • $245

      Per Sq. Ft.


    Existing Heritage Floorplan
    Up to 50% Modifications Allowance Accounts for: Lighting / Plumbing / Cabinets / Electrical Rough

  • Premier Pricing Plan


    Price Per Square Foot
    • $245

      Per Sq. Ft.
    • $285+

      Per Sq. Ft.


    Custom Floorplan
    Full Choice of Trim, Finishes
    Electrical & Plumbing Rough
    and Options

Based upon 2,000 sq. ft. sized home. Smaller homes will have a higher per square foot cost than is represented by this graphic.

New Era Homes Bend Oregon
New Era Homes Bend Oregon

Custom Home Pricing: The New Era Home Pricing Model

Our Classic Edition homes offer more high quality standards than any other Bend area home builder in our price category. We believe you shouldn’t have to pay extra for features like garage man-doors, easy pull drawers, quality fixtures and appliances. Other builders claim that these are only for luxury homes, but these items and more come standard in every New Era Home.

The price point between our Classic and Premium Edition homes range from $105-$200 per square foot which is based on the choice of trim options. Trim options, which define each edition, are aesthetic preferences such as flooring style, lighting package, appliances, and carpentry detailing. The craftsmanship, workmanship and the inner-workings of your new luxurious home remain consistently top-notch regardless which edition you choose.

  • Classic Edition
    Starts At (per Sq. Ft.)

    Classic Edition
    Uncommon Standards

    Our Uncommon Standards included in our base model Classic
    Edition home. (Uncommon Standards listed in the Heritage Edition
    Home can be used as upgrades to a Classic Edition Home).
    • Limited Floorplan Changes
    • Stainless Steel Top Mount Kitchen Sink
    • Fiberglass Shower Stall w/ Door in Master Shower
    • Double Pane Windows
    • Whirlpool Appliances
    • Carpet Throughout Great Room, Halls
    • Ceramic Tile Countertop in Kitchen
    • 6” Tile Backsplash
    • Two Color Interior Paint (walls/ceiling same color & trim)
    • Standard Lap Siding w/ Batt N Board in Gables (front elevation)
    • Exterior Stone at Garage Wing Walls
    • Thermostat – base model programmable
    • Base Model Light Fixtures
    • Base Model Carpet (30 -32 oz)
  • Heritage Edition
    Starts At (per Sq. Ft.)

    Heritage Edition
    Uncommon Standards

    Our Uncommon Standards included in our Heritage Edition Homes.
    (Includes the full list of Uncommon Standards from our Classic
    Edition Home plus the following upgrades).
    • Tile Flooring in Baths
    • Under-cabinet lighting
    • Hot Water Recirculation Pump
    • Blanco Granite Sink
    • Soap Dispenser at Kitchen Sink
    • Triple Pane Windows
    • Ceiling Fan in Great Room
    • Laundry Room Sink
    • Glass Tile Accents in Backsplash
    • KitchenAid Appliances
    • Food Disposal
    • Hardwood Throughout Great Room, Dining, Kitchen, Entry
    • Slab Quartz or Granite Counters in Kitchen
    • Full Height Tile Backsplash w/ Accents
    • Lamp Outlets w/ Switches to Master Bedroom
    • Three Color Interior Paint (walls, ceiling, trim)
    • Lap Siding, Staggered Edge Shingles & Batt N Board
    • Expanded Exterior Stone to Columns/Wainscoting
    • Kitchen Island Cabinet Detailing w/ Posts
    • Nest Style programmable thermostat
    • Upgraded Light Fixture Package
    • Upgraded Carpet (40 – 45 oz)
  • Fully Custom New Era Home
    Starts At (per Sq. Ft.)

    Fully Custom
    New Era Home

    A fully custom home includes the same unseen, but felt, Uncommon Standards that set New Era Homes apart from our competition. Although your greatest value is in one of our existing editions, you have complete freedom to customize your options. Price per square foot varies based on current material and labor costs.

How we’re different from other custom home builders

Àla carte home builders advertise an artificially low cost per square foot when they list custom homes for sale. This is a very basic home with entry level products and code minimum building processes. Their goal is not to sell this loss leader but to garner sales traffic and upsell to increase margins. Once a homeowner adds a few basic options (something as simple as a forced air furnace with heat pump), the price quickly and dramatically escalates.

On the graph below, there is a noticeable gap between $100-$200. You can certainly reach $150/sq. ft. by adding overpriced options to an àla carte home, but why would you want to? Start out with a high quality New Era Home and if you decide to add options, your money goes considerably farther.

Our greatest reward is from happy homeowners–not from marked up options. We believe the only surprises should be how much home you get for your money and how easy the process is.

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