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Best Home Builders in Vancouver

Vancouver is remarkable for its stunning landscapes, diverse communities, and ever-growing real estate market. It has witnessed a surge in demand for quality homes. The city’s real estate landscape is dynamic, and Vancouver has a steady growth in single and multi-family dwellings.

As Vancouver continues to evolve, so do homeowners’ expectations, demanding structures and homes that reflect their unique lifestyles.

Amidst this dynamic scenario, the best home builders can be your reliable partner for building your home.

Building Your Dream Custom Homes Since 2002

Established in 2002, Major Homes brings three generations of expertise to the forefront of the housing industry. As a proven leader in constructing outstanding housing projects throughout the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, we are dedicated to providing homes that stand the test of time.

Services We Proudly Offer

Single & Multi-Family Homes

Major Homes specializes in the construction and development of residential properties. Single-family homes (individual houses) and multi-family units (apartment buildings or condo renovations).

All our homes are designed with energy efficiency in mind, meeting the standards of EnerGuide and Built Green Canada rating systems.

  • Focus on crafting distinctive modern and contemporary designs that distinguish us from competitors.
  • Ensure each project complements the neighbourhood’s style, enhancing its overall value and maintaining the local atmosphere.
  • Balance aesthetics, functionality, and space utilization.
  • Comply with zoning regulations and building codes.

Custom Homes

Major Homes offers custom home construction services for those seeking a personalized living space. Our architects and builders collaborate closely with you, and we will ensure that it reflects your lifestyle and preferences.

Our team will find the perfect location to bring your ideas to life. We create elegant custom homes with functional floor plans and unmatched quality, value, and lifestyle. Our past projects’ quality and our work warranty will provide you with peace of mind and confidence.

  • Collaborate with clients, architects, and designers to understand specific needs.
  • Customize floor plans, materials, and finishes.
  • Ensure high-quality craftsmanship and attention to detail.

Development

We excel in development projects, particularly in the Greater Vancouver area. Leveraging our expertise in real estate acquisition, we focus on finding and securing land suitable for redevelopment. Our team handles the entire process, adhering to city codes and bylaws.

Our development services encompass a comprehensive process of transforming raw land or existing properties into a higher and better use, often residential, commercial, or mixed-use projects.

  • Obtain development permits to demolish existing structures and oversee construction.
  • Collaborate closely with city inspectors and neighbours to ensure a smooth and hassle-free process.
  • Do detailed work to guarantee that the new housing project adds value and enhances the neighbourhood.

Project Management

We offer project management services if you’re new to housing or short on time. We handle everything from permits to construction. You make decisions; we ensure a stress-free process.

From budgeting and scheduling to quality control and risk management, Major Homes takes pride in delivering projects on time and within budget.

  • Oversee and coordinate all project planning, design, and construction activities to ensure successful and timely completion.
  • Procure and coordinate with professional contractors and subcontractors.
  • Assess risk management and issue resolution.

Real Estate

In addition to our construction and development services, Major Homes extends its expertise to real estate services. We help clients find and acquire land in Greater Vancouver for redevelopment. Our in-house realtor guides clients on all aspects of real estate, from sales to construction and purchasing a new home.

  • Do property listing, valuation and market analysis.
  • Facilitate property transactions (buying or selling).
  • Manage properties for rental properties.

Why Choose Major Homes?

Experience and Leadership

Our foundation is built on the extensive knowledge gained over the years. Our goal is to have every project benefit from a wealth of expertise.

Commitment to Sustainability

We prioritize sustainable development. We integrate environmentally friendly and energy-efficient concepts into our designs, reflecting our commitment to a greener future.

Highest Standards of Quality

We believe in building to the highest standards. Each home we construct is meticulously designed to meet and exceed our homeowners' expectations. Our commitment to excellence is evident in every detail.

Industry Recognition and Certification

Major Homes takes pride in its industry reputation and backs it up with National Home Warranty's 2-5-10 warranty, HPO certification, and participation in the EnerGuide program through Natural Resources Canada.<br /> As proud members of the Canadian Home Builders Association and Built Green Canada, we remain dedicated to upholding the highest and required standards in the industry.

Our Process

Once the initial plan is established, we work on detailed designs and renderings. We seek your feedback and make any necessary home adjustments to ensure that the final design meets your expectations. We also handle the necessary approvals and permits on your behalf.

Consultation and Planning

We begin by understanding your vision, preferences, and budget. Our team collaborates with you and any design professionals involved to create a comprehensive plan that aligns with your goals.

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Design and Approval

Once the initial plan is established, we work on detailed designs and renderings. We seek your feedback and make any necessary home adjustments to ensure that the final design meets your expectations. We also handle the necessary approvals and permits on your behalf.

Construction

Our skilled craftsmen and project managers bring the designs to life, adhering to the highest standards of quality and precision. Throughout the construction phase, we inform you of progress and promptly address any concerns.

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North Vancouver Custom Built

Completion and Handover

As we approach project completion, we conduct a detailed inspection to ensure that every detail meets our rigorous standards. We then hand over your new or renovated home, providing you with all necessary documentation and guidance for ongoing maintenance.

Meet Our Team

Major

President & CEO

Major Garcha is a second-generation builder with over 30 years of experience in the home construction industry. After being a successful stucco company leader for 20 years, Major decided to focus full-time on his passion for building homes. He ensures that each home is built to the highest standard with remarkable attention to detail. His perseverance for building is reflected in each house project.

Rick

COO & Realtor

Rick Garcha is a third-generation builder with an extensive industry background. Rick obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial Management from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. He initially wanted to pursue a career in accounting but decided to embrace his passion for real estate and development. He also has a banking background, has worked in the industry for several years, and is a licensed Real Estate Agent. Rick uses his knowledge from all aspects of the home industry to continuously implement new concepts into our housing projects.

Contact the Best Custom Home Builders Today

Build your dream home in Vancouver with the city’s best home builders. Exceptional quality, innovative designs, and unmatched customer satisfaction await you.

Ready to start your big custom home project? Contact Major Homes Ltd., the best home builders, today to schedule a consultation. Let us be your trusted partners in building the future, one home at a time.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does It Take To Build a Custom Home?

Custom home building varies based on factors such as the home’s size, design complexity, and local permitting requirements. On average, it can take several months to over a year.

Here’s a breakdown of the construction process:

Phase of Custom Home Building Time Frame
Design and Planning Several weeks to a few months
Obtaining Permits Varies by location and complexity
Site Preparation 1-2 months (depends on site conditions)
Foundation Construction 1-2 months
Frame and Structural Work 2-4 months
Interior and Exterior Finishes 3-6 months
Mechanical Systems Installation 1-2 months
Final Inspections and Testing Varies by locality
Occupancy and Move-In Project completion and approval

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Note that these timeframes are general estimates, and actual durations may vary based on the size and complexity of the custom home, local building regulations, weather conditions, and other factors. Work closely with your custom home builder to establish a realistic timeline for your specific project.

What Features Can Be Customized in a Custom Home?

Nearly every aspect of a custom home can be personalized; below are the common home additions:

  • Floor Plans
  • Architectural Style
  • Interior Finishes
  • Appliances
  • Lighting
  • Technology Integration
  • Outdoor Spaces
  • Windows and Doors
  • Storage Solutions
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Specialty Rooms
  • Materials and Finishes
  • Colour Schemes
  • Ceiling Heights and Designs
  • Bathroom Features
  • Accessibility Features
  • Fireplaces and Heating Options
  • Custom Furniture and Built-Ins
  • Exterior Finishes

What Permits Are Required for Custom Home Construction?

The specific permits needed vary by location, but common ones include building permits, zoning permits, and environmental permits. Your custom home builder should know local regulations and guide you through the permitting process.