760 South San Francisco, 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 South San Francisco, 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
26 miles from South San Francisco
Building Custom homes, large remodels and additions in the East Bay of California. Complete design and build within one company. Read More
Kensington & Associates (415) 409-3064
David Kensington is the Principal of Kensington & Associates, one of San Francisco’s most sought after high end residential designers.
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
20 miles from South San Francisco
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
Novato, CA, 94945
34 miles from South San Francisco
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
23 miles from South San Francisco
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
Los Gatos, CA, 95032
38 miles from South San Francisco
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
23 miles from South San Francisco
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
17 miles from South San Francisco
The construction of fine custom homes is what we do best at B.L.Builders, Inc. "You Dream it" "We Build it" Read More
San Francisco, CA, 94124
6 miles from South San Francisco
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
TekHome, Inc. (650) 832-1673
Belmont, CA, 94002
12 miles from South San Francisco
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
31 miles from South San Francisco
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, 94131
7 miles from South San Francisco
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
38 miles from South San Francisco
Design and Build Residential projects Read More
Oakland, CA, 94602
15 miles from South San Francisco
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
Blu Homes (888) 228-8081
San Francisco, CA, 94104
10 miles from South San Francisco
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
San Francisco, CA, 94103
9 miles from South San Francisco
We manage the construction process to reduce cost, shorten delivery times, and ensure quality craftsmanship. GAR is the owner's advocate, overseeing the operations of contractors... 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 South San Francisco, CA market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the South San Francisco, 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 South San Francisco, 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 South San Francisco, CA new home builders. You can also look through South San Francisco, 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, Berkeley, Daly City and San Mateo.
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