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Top 10 home builders in Los Angeles, CA

Homeowners agree: these Los Angeles home builders are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
770 Construction

770 Construction

5.0(1)
Offers online services
21+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Kerry H. says, "Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality,  Responsiveness, Value Thank you 770 construction for support in a very complex project! We like to share our beautiful experience that we have on our new kitchen remodeling project and some renovation in the back side of our house including new additions of 680 sqft and new roof installation. We believe in quality along with reasonable prices and Quality of service. That’s what we got from 770 construction. We are very happy from the results and the time consider that has been invested by the owner him self. He came to our house numerous times and put his personal ideas and experience as we expected and give us the confidence during of two and Half month of project. He also took care of few very important things! 1. Time line, 2. Stages of payments as promised 3. Taking car of our furnitures and put all in outside storage. 4. Got a portable toilet for the workers. 5. Make sure that workers clean the job site every day and hauling all the debris. 6. Make sure his guys are wearing all protected clothing as needed by the code. 7. Have beside him a person that was supervise the job. 8. And the most important thing, take care of our dog pets (John and rainbow) by sharing with us the expanses For the dogs hotel for Most of the time that this is really suppressed us as a family. 9. We also want to say some good things about the design lady that was available all the time for questions including after hours. 10. Thank you Ron & 770 construction to be with us and give us our new dream house." Read more
Construction

Construction

New on HomeGuide
9+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
We finish what we start , Just love construction
Key Point Corporation

Key Point Corporation

5.0(4)
Offers online services
1 hire on HomeGuide
6+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Ken L. says, "I had Simon and his team done multiple jobs for my home and my retail business. Simon provided direct and honest opinions for my home and business projects, on time and schedule, affordable price, and very easy to work with. I felt comfortable with his team because they were very knowledgeable in their work. My customers love the salons that he designs and built for me in Irvine. It was pleasant to have his work done for my home and businesses." Read more
West Coast Custom Carpenters

West Coast Custom Carpenters

5.0(1)
1 hire on HomeGuide
3+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Rose R. says, "They were on time and explained what they would do. They completed on time and came when they said they would." Read more
Handyman Marty

Handyman Marty

New on HomeGuide
39+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
Quality of work Everything, I enjoy the people I meet and the satisfaction I see on their face when I give the the quality of work they expect to see and more
Pike Construction

Pike Construction

New on HomeGuide
16+ years in business
Serves Los Angeles, CA
On job site from start to finish. Attention to detail. Have designer architect available. local contractor. Enjoy creating something with pride

Your New Home Construction questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much do house builders near me cost?

The average cost to build a house is $155,000 to $416,000, not including the land or lot. Building a custom home costs $100 to $155 per square foot, depending on the location, size, finishes, and customizations. Prefab or modular homes cost $80 to $160 per square foot to build using a pre-designed floor plan.

How long does it take to build a house?

Building a home takes 6 to 12 months on average, including obtaining the permits, drawing the architectural plans, and construction. Bad weather conditions, changing finishes, or a shortage of laborers and subcontractors can increase the overall building time.

What do new home building contractors do?

Custom home builders and general contractors manage the entire house building process, and adhere to zoning regulations and building codes. The best home developers do the following:

  1. Consults with the customer to plan their new home.
  2. Estimates the total cost of materials and labor.
  3. Hires and manages dozens of subcontractors such as architects, carpenters, plumbers, and roofers.
  4. Schedules and coordinates the subcontractors' work.
  5. Oversees the construction process from start to finish.

Do you need a realtor when building a home?

Real estate agents are not required when building a new home, but they can help with contracts and negotiations on upgrades. Plus, realtors can provide information about a neighborhood or city and connect you with lenders and home inspectors to make the process seamless.

Where to start when building a house?

Here are the steps and what you need to know when building a house:

  1. Figure out the house style wanted and start looking for land.
  2. Create a budget and get feedback and estimates from home builders near you.
  3. Purchase the plot of land.
  4. Hire a new home builder or general contractor to build and manage the project.
  5. Develop the architectural plans.
  6. Get the required permits and inspections.
  7. Consider purchasing insurance to cover the project.
  8. Start the construction.
  9. Schedule the final inspection before moving in.
  10. Finish by landscaping the lawn.

Who do I hire to build a house in my area?

Custom home builders and general contractors build houses. Custom home builders have an in-house team of contractors from start to finish, while general contractors hire and manage dozens of subcontractors. Both choices are common and have similar fees of 10% to 20% of the project cost.

To find the best home builders in your area:

  • Get at least three estimates from home developers to compare.
  • Ask for references and to see a portfolio of their past work.
  • Verify their insurance, worker’s compensation, and bond guarantees.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Ask for a full itemized contract in writing in case of a dispute.
  • Avoid making large payments upfront. Come up with a payment schedule for work completed.

What questions should I ask local home builders?

Ask the following questions before hiring home building contractors.

  • How long have you been in the home building business?
  • What types of homes do you build?
  • Will you work with me to create a floor plan?
  • How many similar homes like mine have you built?
  • Can you provide me with a list of references?
  • Can I see your portfolio, or can you give me the addresses of houses you've built?
  • Are you licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • How do you handle damages that happen on the job?
  • Who's the project manager, and will you use subcontractors?
  • What qualities do you look for in subcontractors?
  • What hours do you and your crew work?
  • How long will the project take?
  • Is landscaping included?
  • What permits do I need, and will you obtain them?
  • What does your warranty policy include?
  • Can you provide me a written estimate or contract with a breakdown of all costs?
  • What’s your payment schedule?
  • Do you offer in-house financing?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?

Reviews for Los Angeles home builders

Recent success stories from people in the Los Angeles area.
Ernesto L.
Last year I wanted to add a bifolding door and remodel of my home, Simon provided me and my wife with great plan options that fits our budget. He took his time to explained with patience, which we took a long time to decide but he respected us and waited. The project finished on time and just the way my wife and I'd expected. Their team are very professional. No doubts to his professionalism.
Key Point Corporation
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