871 Santa Clara, 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 Santa Clara, CA home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More 
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Fautt Homes (925) 362-8940
Alamo, CA, 94507
35 miles from Santa Clara
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.
San Jose, CA, 95126
3 miles from Santa Clara
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
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
14 miles from Santa Clara
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
11 miles from Santa Clara
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
San Jose, CA, 95125
6 miles from Santa Clara
Founded in 1998, Jay Andre Construction is the cumulative product of two generations of home builders. The company's founder began working under the instruction and guidance of... Read More
Los Gatos, CA, 95032
8 miles from Santa Clara
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
Cupertino, CA, 95014
6 miles from Santa Clara
Custom Home Builder with over 20 years of quality craftsmanship and personalized service. We are a Certified Green Building Professional and EPA lead-safe certified firm. We offer... Read More
Clarum Homes (650) 322-7069
Palo Alto, CA, 94306
11 miles from Santa Clara
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
Stockton, CA, 95212
50 miles from Santa Clara
Custom Luxury Home builder With 40 years of experience I know how to bring your project in on time and on budget. We make building a new home a fun experience. Read More
San Francisco, CA, 94124
36 miles from Santa Clara
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
Los Gatos, CA, 95032
8 miles from Santa Clara
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B.L.Builders, Inc (650) 363-2300
Redwood City, CA, 94061
17 miles from Santa Clara
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
22 miles from Santa Clara
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
Los Altos, CA, 94022
10 miles from Santa Clara
RJ Dailey Construction Co. has been building finely crafted homes since 1976. For more than 30 years RJ Dailey has built a wide array of meticulously detailed homes, from... Read More
Urban West (408) 399-4950
Los Gatos, CA, 95030
9 miles from Santa Clara
Urban West is a real estate development and investment firm adopting and implementing a design, community and environmentally conscious approach to each project we engage. ... 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 Santa Clara, CA market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Santa Clara, 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 Santa Clara, 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 Santa Clara, CA new home builders. You can also look through Santa Clara, CA photos to find a house you like, then contact the builder who worked on it. You can find more home builders in San Jose, Fremont, Sunnyvale, Redwood City and Mountain View.
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