Designing the First Draft of a House Plan
Whether you’re looking for a new place to live or an investment property, you may be tempted to build a home from scratch instead of buying one. If this is a route you’re exploring, you have several options: contract the entire project, or parts of it, to relevant professionals – architects, designers, engineers, and a […]
What’s it Like to Design and Build Your Own House from Scratch?
Are you thinking about building a home by yourself? There are many reasons to consider building your own house. You get some peace of mind by handling the process your way. There’s no need to worry about a general contractor (GC) leaving the job half-way. Finally, there’s a financial incentive of not paying for a […]
What are the Stages of a Construction Project?
All construction projects are unique. Each progresses from start to finish in a one-of-a-kind way. That said, there are 5 stages of construction that apply to every project, whether it’s a single family home or 50-story condo development. If you’re involved in construction, knowing these stages can help you see the big picture, yet also […]
Why ADUs are Becoming so Popular
It’s no news that even as job numbers are on the rise, and the economy is firing on all cylinders, a housing and homelessness crisis continues to grip California. There are several reasons for this. Jobs, jobs, jobs. Home to Silicon Valley, the state has experienced a burst of economic opportunities and the inescapable influx of […]