Be Your Own Builder

Are you ready to Be Your Own Builder? We’re all about turning your dream of building a custom home into a reality. With over two decades of experience in the custom home construction business, we’re not just builders – we’re your trusted guide in the homebuilding journey, serving both Central Texas and the Dallas/Fort Worth regions. Read more about our service below.

The Be Your Own Builder Way

We strive to reshape the home-building industry empowering clients to navigate their custom home-building journeys with confidence and knowledge.

Be Your Own Builder is more than a consultancy, Be Your Own Builder promises that YOU are the one building your home, while we stand as your trusted and experienced right hand through the process.

Why Choose Be Your Own Builder?

  • Expertise: Been dreaming of that perfect home but not sure where to start? Don’t sweat it. Unlike some consulting companies, we’re not just talk – we’re true builders, crafting custom homes since ’97. With our wealth of experience, we’ve got the know-how to make your vision a reality. So, rest assured, with us by your side, you’re not just getting guidance from a consultant – you’re tapping into the wisdom of a seasoned builder.
  • In-person Guidance: Building a home can be overwhelming, but with Be Your Own Builder, you’re not alone. We offer personalized guidance and support tailored to your needs. We meet on average once weekly at the build site to guide you through the phases of your custom project.
  • Cost Savings: The days of paying home builders high fees and constant change orders is coming to an end. As your trusted advisor, we’re here to help you build and save thousands of dollars while building your custom home. With our transparent pricing and expert guidance, you can build the home of your dreams without breaking the bank.
  • Worry-free Experience: Worried that you have no building experience? No problem. When it comes to building your dream home, safety and quality are top priorities. Framing and foundation are engineered and inspected by engineers who ensure these aspects of your home’s construction are done properly. All plumbing, electrical, and HVAC are inspected by 3rd party inspectors. Whether you build a home with a builder, or Be Your Own Builder, every major component of your home will be inspected by 3rd party engineers.
  • The Be Your Own Builder Experience: The Be Your Own Builder experience allows you to do just that- build your own home. Our services are here to act as a source of trusted knowledge as you pursue your homebuilding journey.
  • Guidance at any step: Already started on your custom home build? Need some help and guidance to finish the final processes? We can jump in at any point to offer our expertise and home-building wisdom to bring that dream home to fruition.

Building Your Dream Home

At Be Your Own Builder, we believe that building your dream home should be an exciting and empowering experience. With our help, you’ll have the opportunity to:

Maximize Your Budget

Let’s face it – building a home isn’t cheap. With our insider tips and tricks, you can stretch your budget further and get more bang for your buck. I have done projects consulting my friends and family for years, helping them save huge money in the process.

Customize Your Home

With our guidance, you can bring your vision to life and create a home that truly reflects your style and personality. Please view custom homes built by Robert Pounds and Pounds Homes LLC. We build a wide range of homes, from sleek and modern designs to intricately detailed custom homes, all tailored to exceed your expectations.

Experience Pride of Ownership

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of walking into your brand-new home for the first time. With Be Your Own Builder, you’ll experience the satisfaction of knowing that you played a pivotal role in bringing your dream home to life. We are here to help and hopefully change the home building industry to where clients feel knowledgeable and comfortable building their own homes. You may one day be the one to help your friends and families be their own builders.


Call today for a free consultation to gain more accurate pricing on your specific build. We are here to help, so feel free to call anytime. We will explain how our services will help save you money during your home-building experience.

Ready to Get Started?

So, what do you say – ready to make your dream home a reality? The time is right, the markets are cooling off which means now is the perfect time to secure competitive pricing from contractors and favorable rates on materials.

Give us a call and let’s talk about how we can help you build the home of your dreams, together.

Be Your Own Builder is more than a consultancy, Be Your Own Builder promises that YOU are the one building your home, while we stand as your trusted and experienced right hand through the process.


By choosing to utilize the services provided by Be Your Own Builder, the customer acknowledges and agrees that they are assuming full responsibility for acting as the builder of their custom home. This includes, but is not limited to, overseeing the construction process, making decisions regarding design and materials, and ensuring compliance with all applicable building codes and regulations. Be Your Own Builder acts solely as a consultant and advisor, providing guidance and support throughout the home-building journey. The customer acknowledges that any decisions made during the construction process are their responsibility, and Be Your Own Builder shall not be held liable for any consequences arising from such decisions.