MERIT Homes has been building new homes in Kirkland, WA and other Eastside communities for over four decades.  Our goals are to build homes of Exceptional Value, with Stylish Design and well-executed living environments, featuring modern floorplans designed for how families want to live today.

Merit Homes builds near Seattle WA, specifically in the city of Kirkland. Our new home communities are minutes away from major employers such as Microsoft and Google. The communities we built in feature excellent schools, shopping and recreation. As a Washington State Home Builder we are proud of our heritage as a home builder in Kirkland. Our core values speak to how we view each customer and the importance of custom service and high quality homes.


Balancing contemporary appeal and stylishly executed living environments is at the very core of MERIT Homes. We are committed to providing each of our clients with the finest experience and a home of exceptional value. MERIT Homes, knows that today’s buyers, are very discerning, when it comes to finding the right home in the right development at the right price. Our communities feature the best locations, top notch schools and communities with abundant amenities. Providing this to our home buyers brings amazing value to their new home purchase.



Good home design seeks to integrate the lifestyle of today’s family to inspire and enhance a home’s livability. Our plans incorporate over-sized windows that bring in available natural light. The covered outdoor living spaces flow into an open floor plan and have large kitchen islands for all sorts of gatherings. Well appointed details inside with contemporary exterior designs.


Creating communities where people choose to live involves a well thought out process that brings together a core team of surveyors, civil engineers, architect and landscape designers that understand the needs of today’s families. Our communities strive to create individual spaces amongst a neighborhood of homes that are family friendly and where neighbors can quickly become lifelong friends.

QUALITY of Our Homes

Our homes are built exclusively by experienced tradesmen who are well familiar with the rigors of high standards and who’s companies have identified MERIT Homes as their “Builder of Choice” . Cultivating these close long term relationships create an environment that produces tremendous strides in achieving a well-built home. Attention to detail is important and during construction personal attention by an onsite seasoned superintendent assures conformity with MERIT’s expectations for a finished home of exceptional value.


Our leadership team has over 75 years of combined experience in the home building industry, from acquiring and developing land, architecture and design, home construction, code compliance, construction financing, and customer service. As of 2012, we have developed over 33 plats, built over 140 single family homes and town homes just in Kirkland alone. MERIT focuses on infill residential development in Kirkland and adjacent Eastside communities.

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Have your own lot in Kirkland or one of our surrounding communities? We offer a wide variety of house plans and can help you choose the home to suit your needs and lifestyle as well as meet any special requirements of your lot.

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We build new homes in the best communities and neighborhoods in Kirkland Washington.  Most of our communities are minutes away from the Microsoft Campus, recreation and the some of the top schools in the state.