7 HUGE new home building mistakes to avoid

  1.  Acting as your own general contractor.

Would you like to spend at least 465 hours of your personal time in managing and coordinating your home construction project? Guess not. Better Select a professional turn-key-solution provider that delivers on time and within budget.

 2. Working with the wrong builder.

Check the basics. Are they using any building codes and standards? How do they guarantee the durability and material resistance? What is the structural and maintenance warranty period?

  1. Picking the wrong homesite.

Whether your dream is to build on your land or somewhere new, consider your homesite carefully. Make sure your home builder inspects the site and get a fair idea of the neighborhood surroundings, any building limitations and land development cost.

  1. Skimping on details.

You don’t want to have the most expensive home on the block, but don’t skimp on details either. A custom home is meant to give you luxury, so make sure high-end premier finishes and fittings are included in the price.

  1. Choosing the wrong materials.

Builders may specialize in types of home construction and technology. Do you opt for a conventional building method or a modern construction method? A significant difference in pricing also means a significant difference in the quality of materials.

  1. Cutting corners on budget.

A builder who can build your dream home LKR 5 million cheaper than others you bid out likely has something to hide. They may lowball an offer to get your business and then may tack on expenses as the project goes on. Make sure you build for a fixed price.

  1. Taking a laid-back approach.

Your home is one of the biggest investments of your life. Don’t be passive. Be present when it comes to making decisions. Read and understand the contract and have a lawyer review it if necessary.

Can you afford a MVIVO house?

If you want to build a new house, you can choose: traditional brick construction, like all the other construction companies offer, or opt for an innovative construction method. MVIVO is unique, different, and much better than all the other companies.

MVIVO builds mainly with materials and systems imported from The Netherlands and 16 other countries around the world. You can see and feel that. Windows, doors, bathrooms, kitchens, all with the highest quality standards. Nothing compares to the cheaper products offered locally. MVIVO may initially seem a little more expensive per square foot than traditional builders in Sri Lanka, but in reality the opposite is true.

MVIVO houses are complete and very durable. Just compare that with traditional builders. There are too many differences to mention here. What you have to pay extra for with other builders, is already included with MVIVO. So no unexpected extra costs added to your original budget. And an MVIVO house will cost considerably less to maintain over the years. MVIVO houses are energy efficient, so lower air conditioning costs. And there are many more advantages. If you can afford an MVIVO house, your choice is actually quite easy. Discover MVIVO!

We turn your dream home into reality

MVIVO designs and builds homes of the future today. We are a company that consists of Belgian, Dutch, and Sri Lankan home designers and engineers whose goal is to build the very best home that you can have using advanced technology. Our European technical know-how in engineering, design, and construction allows us to build homes with signature Dutch architecture that conforms to European building codes. Your new home will be equipped with the latest technologies to bring contemporary comfort and exude your personality and taste for modern elegance and functionality.

As a premier home builder in Sri Lanka, we specialize in the architecture and construction of up to three storey homes, holiday homes, and villas. If you are in search of a land to build your home, we can help look for beautiful and premium locations for you. We can build residential properties anywhere on the island, from the coastal areas to the hill country.

At present, we are building luxury residences in such places as:
Colombo suburbs * Kelaniya * Dehiwala * Nugegoda * Thalawathugoda * Kohuwala * Wattala * Battaramulla * Moratuwa * Ja Ela * and * Bolgoda * Tangalle * Habaraduwa * Nilaveli * Nuwara Eliya * Yakkala * Kalutara * Peradeniya * Kandy*
and in more towns and villages.

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No.1 in the design + build category

At MVIVO, we have a team of creative, practical-minded, and cost-conscious local and international architects, engineers, and building professionals who are experienced in the design of European style homes.

We offer an all-inclusive service that includes the design and construction of your new home. For a timeline of just 6 months, we manage the home construction to completion so you don’t have to invest your time in this activity.


Your top choice for home builders in Sri Lanka


Stress-free construction process

We follow a care-free building process that will take just 6 months then you can enjoy living in your new and modern home. The process includes discussing your requirements, designing your home, acquiring planning positions and approvals, land development, construction, and utility connection.


Luxurious European architectural design

We build homes that have the signature Dutch architecture and to European standards. We take pride in our modern, minimalistic design where form follows function. We also use sustainable and environmentally friendly materials.


Luxurious European architectural design

We build homes that have the signature Dutch architecture and to European standards. We take pride in our modern, minimalistic design where form follows function. We also use sustainable and environmentally friendly materials.


Expert designers and professional builders

Our dedicated project team of expert chartered architects, engineers, site managers, and building professionals all contribute to building homes that are engineered to perfection


Fixed price -- now, later, and forever

You get a personalised quotation based on your customised home design that takes into account your preferences and land condition. No estimation, but the actual cost of building.


Fixed price -- now, later, and forever

You get a personalised quotation based on your customised home design that takes into account your preferences and land condition. No estimation, but the actual cost of building.


We go beyond construction

Once we have done a site visit and a home design, you can use your Site Inspection Report to evaluate and apply for a home loan, which you can do through our banking partner. We also partner with a host of other suppliers that can offer you quality home furnishings at discounted prices.

Let’s start building your dream home!

MVIVO homes are extremely durable and built for the 21st century and beyond – green, smart, comfortable, low maintenance, and energy-efficient. Book a free consultation design with Sri Lanka’s premier home builders and let’s discuss how we can build your dream home.

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Our Customers Speak for Us!

I got to know about MVIVO via a friend who had taken their services. From the day one the MVIVO team provided me with a Friendly and a Professional service. Their consultation covered almost all of my requirements.

Especially the fine points in house construction process. Through their expertise, they identified my specific requirements and portrayed them back in a technical manner which was simple to understand.

The costing was very transparent and gave me the tiniest of detail involved. Considering the professionalism, friendly approach and excellent communication , I would rate the service as a Top class one. Thanks MVIVO for fulfilling my dreams.

Janith Champika

We contacted MVIVO, as we are looking to build a holiday home. Due to the prevailing situation, we decided to invest in Sri Lanka, as traveling is more restricted. My experience with most contractors in Sri Lanka is that I need to invest a lot of my personal time in managing the project and most of the time the project goes way over budget.

A friend recommended MVIVO, since they claim to offer a turn-key solution from design to construction on site. I must say that even during the lockdown, they managed to visit my site and started the design process.

Information was always shared instantly, and the customer service approach (so far) is very promising. I love the luxury feeling of all the finishes and architectural design and cannot wait to spend weekends with my family in our dream home. The architect also managed to design a floor plan, suitable to rent out the property to ensure return on investment.

Nadeeshani Chathurika

When I started to look out for a construction company for one of our projects in Sri Lanka, I learned online about MVIVO. Compared to other home builders and construction companies, MVIVO offers exactly what we have been looking for.

We have lived abroad in a house that you can compare with what MVIVO builds here in the hill country of Sri Lanka. Just like in Australia, all expertise are in-house. From the Architect to the Site Supervisor at site, everyone operates under the flag of MVIVO.

That helped us, although we were overseas, to complete the project in a very smooth way. I like the fact that even during difficult times, MVIVO managed to complete our project and I would like to thank the whole team for making this a success. I am planning to start another project soon. Keep up the good work.

Buddhika Siriwardhana

Click on the links below for more interesting information

Find out more: Enjoy a stress-free experience while the home of your dreams is in the works – Don’t find your dream house — build it – Each MVIVO house is built  complete with high-end design inclusions and home finishes – Book a hassle-free home design consultation with our team of skilled and experienced home builders today – Book a Site Inspection Plan – Our team will be deployed to your location for a site inspection and prepare a complete breakdown of the costing including rich amenity descriptions – Get inspired with the look and design of our single storey homes in Sri Lanka – is a two storey home perfect for your family – We design and build housing structures such as holiday homes and villas that can be sold, leased, or rented out to clients – MVIVO lifestyle village in Negombo is an exclusive gated community of 17 contemporary Dutch-designed villas


MGen Partners


As a MVIVO home owner you receive a personalised MGEN card, giving you up to a 30% discount on a wide range of products from our pre-selected partners.
From designer furniture and window blinds to fitness equipment and wellness products. Even AC’s, ceiling fans, smart devices and much more.
Home Loans


If you need help funding your MVIVO home, it is likely you will need a stage payment mortgage which releases funds at the key stages of your construction, rather than as a single amount.
We are happy to introduce you to our banking partners.