646 Foster City, CA Home Builders

What’s the most important step in building a new home from the ground up? Many people would say it’s choosing the right builder. A home building project is a huge and multifaceted undertaking, so it’s important to find a California builder you can trust to bring your vision to life and keep the process under control from start to finish. Although a construction job is never without surprises and unexpected challenges, a builder who’s a good fit for your project and personality will make these far easier to handle than a builder with whom you don’t see eye to eye. More 
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
10 miles from Foster City
Markay Johnson Construction is a General Contractor with over 30 year's experience in commercial, retail, and custom high-end residential construction. At Markay Johnson... Read More
Palo Alto, CA, 94306
13 miles from Foster City
In 1971 I began my first experience building a home at the college I attended, the home was completed on time and on budget and auctioned off that summer and subsequently moved to... Read More
Clarum Homes (650) 322-7069
Palo Alto, CA, 94306
13 miles from Foster City
Clarum Homes is a sustainable home design and building firm located in Palo Alto. We are California’s leading builder and developer of Passive Homes, LEED certified homes, and... Read More
B.L.Builders, Inc (650) 363-2300
Redwood City, CA, 94061
7 miles from Foster City
The construction of fine custom homes is what we do best at B.L.Builders, Inc. "You Dream it" "We Build it" Read More
TekHome, Inc. (650) 832-1673
Belmont, CA, 94002
4 miles from Foster City
TekHome, Inc. is a peninsula based residential builder and general contractor with clients from Hillsborough to Los Altos. We take pride in building dream homes, seamless... Read More
Cupertino, CA, 95014
21 miles from Foster City
Custom Home Builder and Remodeling Contractor with over 20 years of quality craftsmanship and personalized service. We are a Certified Green Building Professional and EPA... Read More
San Francisco, CA, 94124
14 miles from Foster City
Bespoke Construction takes ordinary homes and transforms them into beautiful spaces that allow your family to flourish and unwind. Our perceptive and transparent construction... Read More
fcbhomes (209) 957-8112
Stockton, CA, 95219
50 miles from Foster City
Welcome to FCB Homes, a regional home builder based in Stockton, California. For over 25 years, the company has built homes throughout the Central Valley and was recently named... Read More
Oakland, CA, 94602
18 miles from Foster City
PMB provides services in the Modular Construction Industry. We provide Budget/Build-ability Analysis for Modular and Panelized construction. We provide new modular construction... Read More
San Francisco, CA, 94131
16 miles from Foster City
Equilibrium Houses, built to Passive House (Passivhaus) standards, are currently the most energy efficient homes available. In San Francisco, ENU Construction operates in balance... Read More
Los Gatos, CA, 95032
28 miles from Foster City
Design and Build Residential projects Read More
Los Altos, CA,
15 miles from Foster City
BSB helps clients build the home of their dreams by bringing their design to life. Most new projects coming directly from satisfied client referrals. We are known for... Read More
Los Gatos, CA, 95032
28 miles from Foster City
For over 35 years, our mission has been to create synergy among our clients, design professionals, subcontractors and employees. This environment has allowed us to set the... Read More
Blu Homes (888) 228-8081
San Francisco, CA, 94104
18 miles from Foster City
Founded in 2008, Blu makes beautiful green homes suitable for a wide range of residential, commercial and institutional buyers. Blu’s breakthrough computer modeling, unique use of... Read More
Danville, CA, 94526
25 miles from Foster City
Our mission is to build homes and home improvements with the finest quality construction and master craftsmanship with an explicit attention to detail. Read More
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What Does a Luxury Home Builder Do?


For builders who also act as developers, the job starts well before the first nail is driven. They perform Foster City, CA market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Foster City, CA market, and survey the land on which the home will be built to make sure it is suitable for construction. They also obtain the necessary permits.

A good builder has skills that go far beyond construction — he or she must supervise subcontractors and artisans; keep tabs on Foster City, CA zoning regulations, building codes and other legalities; inspect work for problems along the way; and perform dozens of other roles that are essential in building a quality home.

Builders are responsible for ensuring that the home building project sticks as closely as possible to the specified timetable, particularly in the event of change orders. Custom home builders also need interpersonal skills to deal with clients of all types, soothe frazzled nerves, negotiate conflicts and resolve problems.

Questions to ask a prospective home builder:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • May I see a current jobsite?
  • Can you give me the addresses of some homes you have built?
  • Are you and your employees licensed and insured?
  • What license(s) do you have?
  • What other training and affiliations do you have?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • How will I be charged for parts and materials?
  • When can your job get done?
  • What is your policy for change orders?
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

Find custom home builders, luxury home builders and modular home builders on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Foster City, CA new home builders. You can also look through Foster City, CA photos to find a home you like, then contact the builder who worked on it.
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