Frequently Asked Questions

Luxury California Home Design FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions2023-02-06T09:21:57-08:00

Frequency Asked Questions about residential design, remodeling, construction, California building codes, and financing your renovation project.

Frequently Asked Questions are set in Tab Groups. We are updating these questions weekly. Please check back as this page will change and grow over time.

If you have a specific question you would like answered, please contact us and we will make sure to address your questions and concerns.

Do I need a permit to remodel my kitchen in Los Angeles?2023-03-23T14:43:28-07:00

Permits are required for all aspects of residential remodeling including kitchen, bathroom, common area or exterior of a building. Permits are also required for any installation, replacement, or substantial repair of the Building, Plumbing, Electrical, or Heating system of any building.

Blueprint vs Interior Design Plans & What Bossage Homes Offers2023-05-01T12:43:28-07:00

Residential Blueprints and their Use and Function

A blueprint is a technical drawing or plan that outlines the architectural and structural details of a building, such as the floor plan, elevation, and dimensions. It provides a detailed layout of a building’s design and includes information such as electrical and plumbing systems, wall thickness, and load-bearing structures.

Blueprints are required to build a house in the entire state of California. Blueprints provide many important elements to the success of your home build, for example, blueprints contain the fundamental information below:

  • Title Sheets and Site Plans
  • Floor Plans
  • Elevations and Sections
  • Details and Schedules
  • Structural Drawings
  • Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP)

Together these items make sure that all who work on your project, follow the same plans; helps to identify if a project has veered off plans, the project can be managed to the smallest details, and your house costs are controlled, and your construction is legal and safe.

Residential Interior Design Plans and their Use and Function

Interior design plan focuses specifically on the interior of a building, including the layout, furniture, fixtures, color schemes, and decorative elements. It is more focused on the aesthetic and functional aspects of a space and is intended to guide the selection and arrangement of furniture, materials, and accessories to create a cohesive and appealing interior. An interior design plan typically includes several key elements that work together to create a cohesive and functional interior space. These elements may vary depending on the scope and complexity of the project.

  • Space Planning & Functionality
  • Color Scheme & Atmosphere
  • Lighting, Transitional Mood Settings
  • SiteLines
  • Materials & Textures
  • Furniture Selection
  • Accessories and Decorative Elements

Luxury Home Interior & Structural Design

As a luxury home buyer, you will want both a quality blueprint for a structurally sound construction, and an interior design plan to reflect your discerning taste and elevated lifestyle. A well-designed interior design plan includes high-end finishes, luxurious materials, and sophisticated color schemes in a thoughtful layout that maximizes the functionality and flow of your space with ample living and entertaining areas, as well as private spaces for relaxation and rejuvenation.

You’ll require an interior design plan that emphasize:

  • Quality and craftsmanship, with pieces that are both beautiful and functional;
  • Lighting options such as chandeliers, sconces, and accent lighting used to create a warm and inviting atmosphere;
  • High-quality materials such as marble, granite, and custom millwork, all of which contribute to the luxurious feel of the space;
  • Textures that create depth and interest, with options such as plush area rugs and sumptuous fabrics;
  • Artwork, sculpture, and other decorative objects will be used to add a personal touch that reflect your personal style and taste;
  • Elegant window treatments and other finishing to round out a truly luxurious interior.

To achieve this you’ll need a proven residential builder to understand your vision and has the skills to create a home that provides both structural and design plans to provide for your unique needs and preferences.

As a leading Southern California-based architectural design firm, we provide professionally technical blueprints for residential construction and remodeling; while elevating your home with luxury that comes from an interior design plan that is executed with experience, skills, and talent. Contact Bossage Homes for a worry-free home design consultation.

What counties does Bossage Homes serve?2023-10-05T18:18:04-07:00

Bossage Homes works out of four offices in Los Angeles County, Riverside Country, Orange County, however we provide the same level of expert services across Southern California:

  • Los Angeles County
  • Orange County
  • San Bernardino County
  • Riverside County
  • San Diego County
  • Ventura County
  • Imperial County
  • Santa Barbara County
  • Kern County
  • San Luis Obispo County


8950 W Olympic Blvd suite 213A
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Orange County

1100 Town & Country Road, Suite 1250
Orange, CA 92868

Diamond Bar

1370 Valley Vista Drive, Suite 200
Diamond Bar, CA 91765

Riverside County

11801 Pierce Street, St 200
Riverside, CA 92505

What cities does Bossage Homes serve?2023-03-23T14:34:43-07:00

For your convenience, we have listed the cities we serve by alphabetical order. No matter where you live in California, we will work hard to provide the highest level of architectural, construction, material selection, and design service. We work closely with our clients to create a unique design that accommodates their lifestyle and personal needs. Contact us today to schedule a meeting toward the design and development of your home. If you are out of our regular service area, please give us a call as we may be able to assist you.

Agoura Hills




Baldwin Park


Bell Gardens




California City









Costa Mesa



Culver City


El Cajon

El Monte


Fountain Valley


Hawaiian Gardens




Huntington Beach



La Mirada

Laguna Beach

Laguna Woods

Lake Forest

Long Beach

Los Angeles



Newport Beach



San Bernardino

San Diego

Santa Barbara

Temple City

Do you work with only one bank for financing?2023-01-03T14:46:04-08:00

Bossage Homes works with multiple financing partners. You can choose from the partner that you prefer. Simply fill out our easy form and we will follow up with a call to assist you.

How long does the approval process take?2023-01-03T14:48:46-08:00

The approval process usually takes between a few minutes to a couple of days. Our clients find our easy financing options are stress free.

Does your financing process provide assistance?2023-01-03T14:52:41-08:00

We are here every step of the way through the financing process. Our in-house financing specialists available who will assist you through this decision and the simple following steps.

Does Bossage Homes only build new homes?2023-03-23T14:44:09-07:00

We are a full-service architectural, construction, and design company. We excel in both new construction and remodeling homes. Our experience extends to partnering with homeowners as well as investors to help you meet your goal. Our first call, we will get to know each other and discuss your home design options.

How do I know how much to spend on remodeling my home?2023-03-23T14:45:51-07:00

For some people  a home represent a financial investment; For others it represents a place of cherished memories, a family history, and legacy. These two viewpoints may have extraordinarily different outcomes. An investment decision in a home may be influenced soley by financial reasoning and/or by deep human emotion. Ultimately, both of these views have merit. Our goal is to help you through this decision. We have a deep understanding of the real estate market, so we are able to provide advice, when needed, about the investment impact of your personal home design-build.

If you have questions about funding resources, please visit our available financial options.

Does Bossage Homes offer 3D Architectural Rendering2023-03-23T14:51:53-07:00

Yes! Bossage Homes offers professional architectural services that include 3-D renderings of your home both inside and out. We have found through experience that the architectural design process provides a solid design expectations and a secure cost management process.

Interested in discussing your project with us?

It would be our pleasure to meet with you to discuss your perfect home design. We pride ourselves in providing the highest level of architectural, construction, material selection, and design service while not losing sight on the practicalities of living. We provide the empirical wisdom that comes with years of custom building for both the home buyer as well as investors. Design must collaborate with the commonsense of lifestyle and personal needs. Contact us today to schedule a meeting toward the design and development of your new home.

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