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Glen Ellyn / Wheaton / Hinsdale / Elmhurst Custom Home Builder

Extraordinary custom homes, additions and renovations in Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, Hinsdale, Elmhurst and the surrounding suburbs.  

Can we build one for you?

For more 29 years, Rite-Way Custom Homes has built some of the most beautiful custom homes, additions, renovations and basement buildouts in the western suburbs of Chicago. We would love to build your dream too!


Our partners, Marv Ritter (the "Rite" in Rite-Way) and Walt Arway (the "Way") have been home building business partners since 1990. They are experienced custom home builders and general contractors who collectively have built more than 200 new homes. Rite-Way concentrates in building new custom homes as custom design / build contractors.  We will also build from your plans and blueprints on your building lot or ours.  In addition to single family custom homes we also do home additions, major renovations, kitchen and bath remodeling, and basement buildouts.


Rite-Way focuses it's addition, renovation and custom home building expertise in DuPage County including Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, Elmhurst, Downers Grove, Lisle, Winfield, Naperville and Lombard Illinois.  We selectively undertake construction projects in nearby western suburban communities of Chicago, including locations in DuPage, Kane and Will counties.

Amish Cabinets. Our new home showroom and custom handmade Amish cabinets work for both new construction and remodeling.  Our kitchen and bath cabinet design center is located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. We are open Monday - Friday during the business day and can be available for consultation evenings and weekends by appointment.

We also feature 2D, 3D and Virtual Reality Concept designs.  We often prepare pre-blueprint renditions to help our clients better understand the project they are undertaking. 

We would love to learn about your custom home, addition, major renovation and other building projects.  Please call us today to tell us about your dreams. (630) 790-8144


We actively acquire tear down properties, for sale by owner, foreclosure and pre-forclosure homes, job relocation, retirement and death in the family situations with dignity.  If your are considering selling your home for any reason, please call us first if you are considering selling your home.


Although we are not Realtors, Rite-Way has a close tie to one of the top producing Realtors in DuPage County, including Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, Lombard, Elmhurst, Villa Park, Naperville, Carol Stream, Lisle, Downers Grove, Oakbrook Terrace, Oakbrook and Hinsdale. When you call Rite-Way Custom Homes we can arrange a free market assessment of your home, plus professional recommendations on how you can quickly sell your property at market price, regardless of which metropolitan Chicago location you're in.  This is a free, no cost / no obligation professional assessment from one of the top producing Realtors in DuPage county, available simply because you called Rite-Way about your unlisted home or property for sale.


If you are considering building a new home, you will definitely want copies of our books about homebuilding.  They are FREE and can be accessed by clicking the link directly below.



Rite-Way Custom Homes, LLC


WaltTerriMarv, and  our trade partners and  field staff!

How much does it cost per square foot to build?

Learn about our concept design process.

Selecting your lot.

Corner vs. interior lots.

(4) Free Custom Home Building Books!

Construction Loans - How They Work!

How Big Is That Home?

"What To Expect When Building A Custom Home - Answers to the Questions Homebuyers Ask Their Builder" - Book #2.

Our "Little" Secret...!!

Look Out For Impact Fees!

Consider a Fire Suppression System!

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