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Home Construction Costs in Los Angeles

Home Construction Costs in Los Angeles

The housing shortage and cost of living in California have been in the headlines for some time. Not helping the matter are construction costs in Los Angeles. They were $35 more expensive per square foot compared to the rest of the state, according to a March 2020...

How To Find The Best Home Contractor For Your Remodel

How To Find The Best Home Contractor For Your Remodel

So, you’re thinking about remodeling your home or undertaking a construction project. You know this is a major endeavor that will require a lot of your time and money. But, you believe it’s the right thing to do to improve your home and make it a wonderful space for...

How to Choose a Contractor for a Bathroom Remodel

How to Choose a Contractor for a Bathroom Remodel

You’ve finally decided it’s time to remodel your bathroom. How you proceed now can mean the difference between a smooth process and agonizing regret. Home improvement contractors aren’t all made the same—some do a better job than others—but you have control over who...

What Will Your Home Insurance Policy Cover?

What Will Your Home Insurance Policy Cover?

Your house is likely your biggest and most important asset. Considering all the hard work that you poured into the acquisition or construction of that building you now call your home, it’s only right to protect it with homeowners insurance. As long as you have an...

Garage Conversion and ADU Insurance Info for 2023

Garage Conversion and ADU Insurance Info for 2023

When it comes to building an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) or even just a garage conversion, there are many details to consider and a lot to know. This blog is specifically about ADU insurance, but you can find more info on my other blogs about building an ADU or a...

How To Create a Dedicated Work From Home Office Space In Los Angeles

How To Create a Dedicated Work From Home Office Space In Los Angeles

You’ve certainly heard about the significant change in our office habits - the trend of work from home (WFH) during COVID and indefinitely into the future. A recent study indicates approximately 50 percent of the labor force is now work from home. Plus, many large...

Finding the Best Los Angeles Bathroom Remodelers

Finding the Best Los Angeles Bathroom Remodelers

Tips on Finding Good Bathroom Remodelers in Los Angeles: Finding a good bathroom remodeler might seem easy since there are tons of online resources listing many ‘highly-rated’ contractors. However, you should know that in Los Angeles County alone, there are over...

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in Los Angeles?

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in Los Angeles?

The bathroom is arguably one of the most important rooms of your home. It certainly gets more regular use and has more moving parts than most other rooms.  From dripping faucets to outdated fixtures & tile, to water-damaged vanities, you may find any number of...

The Average Cost of a Kitchen Remodel in Los Angeles

The Average Cost of a Kitchen Remodel in Los Angeles

Kitchen remodels are some of the most common projects requiring a general contractor. While remodeling your kitchen can be a major project, a remodeled kitchen will reward you with a more stylish, personalized and functional area to perform some of the most routine...

Los Angeles ADU Rental Guide

Los Angeles ADU Rental Guide

Guide to Building an ADU Rental for Extra Income in Los Angeles As ADUs are becoming a major part of the real estate landscape in Los Angeles and Southern California, many homeowners believe building an ADU (ADU definition) is a good opportunity.  There are many...

10 Key Points to a Construction Contract

10 Key Points to a Construction Contract

Here at GreatBuildz, a free service that connects homeowners in Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura or San Diego with reliable general contractors, we know the importance of a good construction contract - that's why we asked two experienced attorneys to share their...

2023 Home Remodeling Design Trends in Los Angeles

2023 Home Remodeling Design Trends in Los Angeles

When people think about remodeling, they usually get excited about envisioning the beautiful new space they want to create.  Most people want to update their homes in order to get rid of old, worn, and outdated elements and replace them with new finishes that reflect...

Can’t Sell Your House? 6 Mistakes You Might Be Making

Can’t Sell Your House? 6 Mistakes You Might Be Making

Here at GreatBuildz, a free service that connects homeowners in Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura or San Diego with reliable general contractors, we know the importance of selling a home quickly and at a good price – that’s why we invited Julia Weaver from Redfin...

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