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(760) 330-8580
4225 Executive Square La Jolla, CA 92037
Serving San Diego
At Precision Home Design & Remodeling, we specialize in the design of kitchens, bathrooms and other ...
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(619) 824-9253
PO Box 431191 San Ysidro, CA 92143
Serving San Diego
Marron Construction and Remodeling, is committed to excellence in every aspect of our business. We ...
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(562) 967-6355
5411 Avenida Encinas, Unit 270 Carlsbad, CA 92008
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San Diego Home Builders

As is the case in many well established U.S. cities, in San Diego, home builders are often hired to completely remodel a house that is under duress rather than construct a house from scratch. In many scenarios, the extent of the remodeling is so great that you might as well be building a home from the ground up, which is why hiring San Diego home builders is a good alternative to employing several different contractors for each facet of the project. Building what amounts to a new house is an incredibly involved job; having someone on your team with home building credentials is an important part of the process, and one that many who've done it wouldn't want to go without.

Home Builders Offer Flexibility
There's no doubt that a custom built home will be more expensive than a home built in a development as a part of a larger project. With that added expense, however, comes something that you simply can't find in a development: exactly what you want. A custom home builder can take the ideas you have for the perfect house and turn them into a reality; instead of settling for what is around, you have the option of creating an environment that is made just for you.

This is a very large investment, and no where else in the home improvement world is it as necessary to find a person or company that you can truly trust and communicate with. It is incredibly important to do the leg work when looking for the right company, so prepare yourself for a significant amount of looking at portfolios, checking references, calling previous clients, and other research.

What a Home Builder Will Do for You
Basically, a good home builder will be able to provide everything you need for your perfect house except your input (and the funds, of course). From start to finish, he or she should be able to handle getting the right crew for every job your house needs, as well as find the types of materials you want to work with. You are in charge, and they know how big of an investment this will be. What a good home builder wants is for you to be satisfied with your new house, and their performance making it a reality.

What You Need to Bring to the Table
A general idea of what you'd like to see is good, but a clear vision of the finished product is even better. The more you can tell your San Diego home builder about what you want, the more likely he or she will be to get it right the first time. You don't have to make your own blueprints or know the exact specs of the closet in the master bedroom, but the more exact the information is that you give to your builder, the faster and more efficient the project will be.

Home Building Costs
Once again, this kind of control doesn't come cheap. HomeAdvisor keeps records of every job we process, including how much it costs to hire custom home builders. San Diego residents should be prepared for a pretty hefty price tag. The average cost for something like this across the country is more than $400,000; this includes data collected from areas where real estate prices are far lower than they are in San Diego. In southern California, where home prices are through the ceiling to begin with, it would be very difficult to build a custom home for 400k, so prepare for a bit of sticker shock when you start asking for estimates.

Modular and Energy Efficient Homes
While there are certainly many benefits of hiring custom home builders, San Diego is an area where other options can save you big bucks. When looking for a home builder, San Diego residents should consider contractors who focus on energy efficiency as well as those who build modular homes.

Though there is certainly a stigma attached to modular home builders, San Diego homeowners should be aware that this stigma is largely undeserved; in fact, any tarnish on the reputation of modular homes is probably due to the fact that the term "modular home" sounds a lot like "manufactured home", a synonym for mobile home or trailer. The truth is, today's modular homes are every bit as beautiful and structurally sound as their site-constructed counterparts, but because they are constructed primarily indoors (then shipped in large units to be assembled onsite), they can be built faster, more efficiently, and more affordably.

Modular homes offer savings during their construction, but in San Diego, home builders who focus on creating energy-efficient dwellings can save you money in the long run. Since an abundance of alternate energy sources like wind and sunlight are present in and around San Diego, home builders are now focusing more of their efforts toward creating houses that harness them. As you might imagine, a home that is designed to be heated by the sun, cool by design, and powered at least in part by energy sources that are free to all is not only good for the environment, but for your wallet, too! Because it is such an advantageous location, the San Diego home builders who focus on utilizing natural energy sources are seeing a lot of success; if you are in the market for building a new home, it is well worth your time to meet and discuss your project with one or more of these professionals!

Recent Job Requests for New Home Builders Contractors in San Diego, CA


New Lead
Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 07/22/2019
Modular home?: No
Approximate Budget: $200,000 - $250,000
Desired Timing: 9 - 12 months
Comment: I'm building three (approximately 1,500 Sq.Ft., two story homes each including a two car garage. The homes are next to each other

New Lead
Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 07/21/2019
Modular home?: Not sure
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Land Status: I already own the land
Styles Interested in: Bungalow
Approximate Budget: Under $100,000
Desired Timing: Timing is flexible

New Lead
Project: Build a Modular Home
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 07/17/2019
Modular home?: Yes
Approximate Budget: $250,000 - $300,000
Desired Timing: 3 - 6 months

New Lead
Project: Build a Modular Home
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 07/16/2019
Modular home?: Yes
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Land Status: I already own the land
Styles Interested in: Mediterranean, Modern
Approximate Budget: $150,000 - $200,000
Desired Timing: Timing is flexible

New Lead
Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 07/15/2019
Modular home?: Not sure
Approximate Budget: $100,000 - $150,000
Desired Timing: 3 - 6 months

New Lead
Project: Build a Modular Home
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 07/15/2019
Modular home?: Yes
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Land Status: I have not started looking for land
Styles Interested in: Modern
Approximate Budget: $300,000 - $400,000
Desired Timing: 3 - 6 months

Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 07/10/2019
Modular home?: No
Land Status: I already own the land
Approximate Budget: Over $500,000
Desired Timing: Timing is flexible
Comment: I would like to get an estimate for having a 4 plex with under ground parxxxx.

Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 07/09/2019
Modular home?: No
Approximate Budget: $200,000 - $250,000
Desired Timing: Timing is flexible
Comment: I would like to get an estimate for 4 story fourplex, Multifamily project with 2000 sq ft on each floor, elevator, stairs, basement, and balconies Am considering panelized prefab stick built home kit method. One supplier has told me their work runs about $30/sf for walls, trusses, engineering and plans, but I have widely varying estimates on the rest of the work.

Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 07/07/2019
Modular home?: No
Approximate Budget: $200,000 - $250,000
Desired Timing: 6 - 9 months
Comment: We want 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms an office space in 1700sqft

Project: Build a Custom Home
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 07/07/2019
Modular home?: No
Approximate Budget: Under $100,000
Desired Timing: Timing is flexible