824 Hillsborough, CA Home Builders

What’s the most important step in building a new house from the ground up? Many people would say it’s choosing the right home builder. Constructing a new house is a huge and multifaceted undertaking, so it’s important to find custom home builders you can trust to bring your vision to life, as well as keep the process under control from start to finish. Although a construction job is never without surprises and challenges, a Hillsborough, CA home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More 
Fautt Homes (925) 362-8940
Alamo, CA, 94507
28 miles from Hillsborough
From a stone farmhouse with a doorway framed in tumbling roses to a French county chateau with brilliant blue shutters, each unique design hallmarks different regions and... Read More
Blu Homes (866) 887-7997
We are the leading provider of premium prefab homes in North America. Designed in California & built in half the time of conventional custom homes, Blu homes feature luxury quality finishes & more.
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
15 miles from Hillsborough
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
Building & Beyond, inc. (408) 379-4757
We are hands-on principals, passionate craftsmen, and detail-oriented project managers who have been constructing high-end custom homes and renovations in the Bay Area / Monterey County since 1989.
San Jose, CA, 95126
31 miles from Hillsborough
Since 1985 De Mattei has produced award-winning custom homes, residential remodels and commercial construction throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Our strong commitment to... Read More
Bruce Olson is a general contractor licensed in CA, NV, and HI. The pride that Bruce and his crew take in their work is evident in the homes they build. Services: design concept to turn-key home.
Novato, CA, 94945
39 miles from Hillsborough
Rasmussen Construction is known for their High end residential remodeling and new build construction servicing San Francisco and the surrounding areas. Our Philosophy: After a... Read More
Palo Alto, CA, 94306
18 miles from Hillsborough
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
Blu Homes (866) 887-7997
Vallejo, CA, 94592
37 miles from Hillsborough
Blu Homes (www.bluhomes.com) is the leading provider of premium prefab homes in North America. Designed in California and built in half the time of conventional custom homes, Blu... Read More
Los Gatos, CA, 95032
33 miles from Hillsborough
For over thirty years the goal at Chateau Construction has been to provide an environment where our clients, design professionals, subcontractors and employees work harmoniously... Read More
Clarum Homes (650) 322-7069
Palo Alto, CA, 94306
18 miles from Hillsborough
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
Vineburg, CA, 95487
49 miles from Hillsborough
PassivWorks, Inc. takes German Engineering, American Muscle, and we build the TESLA version of a HOUSE! Buildings that meet this standard use 80 percent less energy than the... Read More
San Francisco, CA, 94124
11 miles from Hillsborough
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
B.L.Builders, Inc (650) 363-2300
Redwood City, CA, 94061
12 miles from Hillsborough
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
7 miles from Hillsborough
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
26 miles from Hillsborough
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
Los Gatos, CA, 95032
33 miles from Hillsborough
Design and Build Residential projects Read More
Oakland, CA, 94602
19 miles from Hillsborough
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
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What do new home builders do?


For builders who also act as developers, the job starts well before the first nail is driven. They perform Hillsborough, CA market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Hillsborough, CA market, as well as survey the land on which the house 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 Hillsborough, 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 house. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of home builders: Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Architects & Building Designers, Kitchen & Bath Designers, Specialty Contractors.

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 and luxury 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 custom 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 houses 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 and luxury home builders on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Hillsborough, CA new home builders. You can also look through Hillsborough, CA photos to find a house you like, then contact the builder who worked on it. You can find more home builders in San Francisco, Oakland, Daly City, San Mateo and San Leandro.
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