Since 2014, Craftmen Homes, LLC has become a trusted name in design, development and building custom homes, serving families of varying means to make their dream homes a reality.

The Home Builder's
Custom Home

As co-founder and principal of Craftmen, Marc brings 20 plus years of hands-on experience in virtually every aspect of the home building process. Marc spent his early years working for his father, a Master Electrician turned home builder in the early 90's. The majority of Marc’s professional career was spent sourcing, acquiring and entitling residential subdivisions throughout the Austin MSA. From forming foundations to installing electrical systems, designing plans to site development, structuring land transactions to obtaining entitlements and municipal approvals, Marc has garnered the skills and built the team required to make your dream home a reality.

Marc Frease

Principal Member


  • We’re focused on the details.
  • Craftmen Homes, LLC is an employee owned company.
  • Price Transparency; we let clients know the true cost of their budget line-items.
  • We don't bill for small change orders.
  • Our history and background in construction, residential development and brokerage.
  • We perform all sitework in-house-cost-plus mitigating cost of concealed conditions.
  • Relationships with local banks and title provide a seamless and convenient process.


Born in late 2014, Craftmen’s purpose was aimed at developing both custom and semi-custom homes along the North Shore of Lake Travis. Over the course of the last five years, we’ve grown exponentially. We’ve expanded our operational capacity to cover virtually all of Travis County including portions of Williamson County and Burnet County. From price points starting in the mid $300s to over $1million, Craftmen Custom Homes is structured to deliver quality as promised.


At Craftmen, we’re all team players. That said, our internal definition of Leadership is to shepherd our clients through the acquisition and development process. From the initial concept through design and construction, we take responsibility for every aspect of your project.


Initial due diligence is the most important phase of any development project. Craftmen has all the tools at its disposal to assist our clients in performing proper due diligence prior to land acquisition and construction.