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The Permit Process for Remodeling or Building Custom Homes Ground Up

By | December 5, 2023

Putting together finished plans with all the specifications at the beginning of the process is crucial. The people who are working on the plans need to work and live in the local area and understand what needs to be done to comply with the local rules. The permit process can be very long if the […]

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Designer and General Contractor in Laguna Beach and Newport Beach

By | November 28, 2023

At Julie Laughton Design Build in coastal Orange County, we know about working in the sand, which requires expertise and experience. It’s important to have experience with local building code requirements and materials that need to be used on coastal properties. There are the materials that you should and shouldn’t use along with the overall […]

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A One-Stop Shop Design Build Service in Orange County

By | November 21, 2023

There are a lot of Orange County home builders and home remodelers. Julie Laughton Design Build is unique as a one-stop shop service. We handle all of the architecture, interior design, space planning, engineering, city submittals, project planning and construction. Finding the right design team and contractor is one of the most important steps in the […]

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The JL Process to a 5-Star Custom Home

By | November 14, 2023

As a one-stop shop Design Build service in Orange County, my clients only have to deal with one person instead of multiple people. By being both the designer and general contractor, it is a seamless process because I manage all aspects of the job. I draw and design the plans personally and have the engineers […]

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Ground Up Custom Home Builder

By | November 7, 2023

Home building in Orange County offers the client many design styles to choose from. It’s always fun to remodel older homes, but it’s also wonderful to build them ground up. When you build a home ground up, you can customize it to match how you live. Building your home from the ground up starts with […]

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