Spec home builder in East Bay CA

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Hi everyone, looking for referrals to general contractors who work with spec home builders in the East Bay, even further out east or north (Richmond, Martinez, Concord, Antioch). A few of the GCs I've spoken with are hooked on tech wealth and ignorance of home building, so they prefer to help these startup employees build their "forever" home (ie charge $700 per square foot). 



I don't know much about your market ... but I'm not sure why you'd expect any general contractor to work with a spec developer in this scenario. Why would they accept making pennies on the dollar to help YOU make a profit? What's in it for them?? 

How can you possibly blame them for getting "hooked" on charging $700 / sq ft to build custom homes, lol. If you were in their shoes, wouldn't you get "hooked" on that too? If they're building custom homes there's a major pain-in-the-*** factor that they need to account for, and if customer's are paying the price, then that's market value. It is what it is!! 

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