PO Box 2434
Traverse City, MI 49685
Phone: 231-750-4243


Welcome to Perspectives Home Designs

Custom home design for homeowners and builders

At Perspectives Home Designs we simplify the process dividing it into three areas: you, your builder, and the code officials. It is important to have all the necessary information on the plans for everyone that will be involved including suppliers.

  • 35+ years in the construction industry
  • Extensive experience in residential construction and engineered systems
  • State of the art design software
  • Code compliant
  • Experience working with zoning boards, architectural committees and historical departments

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Our Process starts with you. Your Ideas, Your concerns, Your must haves, Your budget. A lot of information needs to accompany the plan and it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all of the decisions that need to be made.

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Our extensive experience in the construction industry allows us to structure the home with the most up to date products and methods that are necessary for todays builders. We can head off potential problems and offer solutions to any challenges.

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We make sure the plan is code compliant. Knowing that code changes on a regular basis there is much to consider in this area and we stay up to date with current codes. In most cases the code minimum is good practice but there are options to consider as well.

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What our Guests are Saying

Thank you John for making our homes what we hoped they would be !
Working with you was very easy and you helped us with all the changes needed.
You guided us with the design and provided us the plans for construction!
Neil & Sharon, Suttons Bay, MI

“Working with John was a fantastic experience. He was recommended to me by a local architect, and brings so much experience to the table. The entire process was collaborative, pleasant, and going in to the office with my dog to dream and design was such a treat. I will absolutely be recommending Perspective Home Designs!”
~ Emma Schrider, Traverse City

John was instrumental in helping us create a remodeling plan that incorporated the features that were important to us, while taking into account our budget and the ROI/neighborhood. John’s extensive
knowledge and experience were invaluable in guiding us toward realistic and attractive design choices. We highly recommend John for expert home design services!
~ Matt & Nancy Driscoll

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