New Home Construction in Woodland Hills
and Los Angeles Counties
What do I need to do before I can begin new home construction?
If you are reading this then you have already accomplished the first step. It is always important to seek out information before you begin a project that you are unfamiliar with. Most people that aren’t contractors are unfamiliar with what it takes to begin projects for new home construction Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, or surrounding areas. To begin new home construction services, you need to have a budget that caters to every aspect of the construction project. This means that your budget should account for building materials, labor and permit costs.
With a budget in place, the next step involves figuring out which layout you want for your home, start the planning stage, as well as choosing the team that you want to hire to help you bring your dreams to life. Skyline Construction crew members are here to help with all of that.
Is a permit required to start new construction in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles & surrounding areas?
A permit is always required to begin any new construction projects. However, you will not need to worry about this. The trusted crew members from Skyline Construction will handle all the necessary paperwork on your behalf when it comes to projects for new home construction in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, Tarzana, Oak Park, Culver City, and all surrounding areas.
How long will the new construction project take?
The average time to complete a single-family home from start to finish is between 6-8 months. That is not to say that this will be the case for every home. Skyline will always do everything possible to keep on track with the timeline and estimate given at the beginning of any construction effort. The exact time that your project will take to complete is dependent on the work that needs to be done as well as how complete your vision already is. Changes midway through a project will affect the timeline as well. This is why the planning stage is crucial in allowing for a continuous workflow.
How much will new home construction in cost?
This is largely dependent on the type of new construction you are investing in. The pricing considerations begin with the shell of the home. This includes the walls, exterior doors, windows, and the roof. The shell alone is often one-third of the overall cost. Once the shell is built, the next cost factor is the interior of the home. This category contains things such as flooring, paint, moldings, rails, appliances, fixtures, etc.
When it comes to finishes, kitchens and bathrooms are almost their own consideration, as they are usually the most expensive rooms in the home. Your project could cost more or less depending on the size and material quality of the new home construction project.
Will I be updated on the status of the new construction project as it goes along?
It is extremely important to everyone at Skyline Construction that you are kept in the loop as we move through the various stages of the project. This is not to say that we intend to overwhelm you with updates and information. We want you to feel that you know what is happening at your property. Our goal is to minimize any anxiety or the potential for misunderstandings. Rest assured, we will take care of everything. None of the information we pass on to you is meant to be anything other than reassuring. In the event of unseen complications or last minute changes you would like to make, this type of communication is extremely important to have.
Can I make changes in my new home construction services if there is something I am not satisfied with?
Yes. To make sure that you are happy with the final result of your new home construction project, Skyline makes it possible for you to make changes as you see fit. This holds true regardless of your location; whether you’re in Los Angeles, Woodland Hills, Culver City, or any other area. However, amendments to the planned construction will likely change the cost and amount of time needed to complete the work. This is not always the case, but when desired changes are proposed during the building process, the price estimate and the timeline will need to be reassessed. Before changes to the originally agreed upon plans are amended, you will be consulted about how this will affect the new construction.
What if I have a self-planned or custom project idea?
Just call us! Skyline Construction works with clients with specialized custom home building projects all the time. Homeowners are endlessly creative; it’s our job to support that creativity.
Zero-footprint tiny homes capable of staying entirely off grid. Sprawling ranch houses, container homes, and prefabs. Modular mansions with unique exterior architectural styles. Chalets and log cabins with indoor pools. The Sky’s the limit!
Have an idea, but aren’t sure if it’s feasible? We can still help. Reach out to us for guidance on your most creative or unique home building ideas. Every custom project starts with an assessment. If it’s feasible, we’ll provide an estimate.