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How Much Does it Cost to Build a House?
Some good information for those considering building their own home:
Are you thinking about building a new house? If you are, there are some associated costs with any new home build you should know about. In addition, with so many hidden fees and unforeseen problems, how do you make sure you have enough money budgeted to build a new home? In this article you will learn not only about the costs to build a house but about some other critical elements that are just as important.
New Home Prices Are Ever Changing and Local
Way back in my contractor years, I worked with national builders like Pulte, Mungo, Rymark and even some high end custom home builders in Hinsdale, Illinois and in the Carolinas. I can remember pricing per square foot for a new home ranged $50 -$75 to build out a new home. Now those costs have in many cases more than doubled to $100 to $120 per square foot now. With the national average at $150 per square foot. This is for a very basic home and nothing fancy. Also keep in mind these prices may not represent your local area but are more like an average from the southeast and Midwest areas. Please consult with a ... more
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