QUICK Cost-To-Build estimates have the following assumptions:
QUICK Cost-To-Build estimates are available for single family, stick-built, detached, 1 story, 1.5 story and 2 story home plans with attached or detached garages, pitched roofs on flat to gently sloping sites.
QUICK Cost-To-Build estimates are not available for specialty plans and construction such as garage / apartment, townhouse, multi-family, hillside, flat roof, concrete walls, log cabin, home additions, and other designs inconsistent with the assumptions outlined in Item 1 above.
User is able to select and have costs instantly calculate for slab on grade, crawlspace or full basement options.
User is able to select and have costs instantly calculate different quality levels of construction including Economy, Standard, Premium. View Quality Level Assumptions.
Estimate will dynamically adjust costs based on the home plan's finished square feet, porch, garage and bathrooms.
Estimate will dynamically adjust costs based on unique zip code for project location.
All home plans are based on the following design assumptions: 8 foot basement ceiling height, 9 foot first floor ceiling height, 8 foot second floor ceiling height (if used), gable roof; 2 dormers, average roof pitch is 12:12, 1 to 2 covered porches, porch construction on foundations.
Summarized cost report will provide approximately 70 lines of cost detail within the following home construction categories: Site Work, Foundations, Basement (if used), Exterior Shell, Special Spaces (Kitchen, Bathrooms, etc), Interior Construction, Elevators, Plumbing, Heating / AC, Electrical Systems, Appliances, Contractor Markup. View a LIVE Sample Cost Report.
QUICK Cost-To-Build generates estimates only. It is highly recommend that one employs a local builder in order to get a more accurate construction cost.
All costs are "installed costs" including material, labor and sales tax.
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** Available for U.S. only.
Previous Q & A
Previous Questions and Answers
Q:Looking to build from plan 86189. I would like to see the floor plan layout with basement instead of crawl space if you have it. If this is doable then we will get the plans and present them to our builder for estimate costs. Thank You. We really like this plan. Thank You Ronald Bowles
A:The basement replicates the first floor. There isn't a preliminary of the basement layout since it is just a standard basement. A builder should be able to quote the build without it.
Date Posted: 06-Jan-21
Q:This is the house we want to build, it's just so hard to see it exactly how we want it! Is the kitchen pictured, with the plans the actual kitchen?
A:On that one, there are some modifications. But the client made those, not our firm.
Thank you and have a wonderful day!
Date Posted: 05-Aug-20
Q:Are the downstairs posts between the great room and kitchen a structural requirement or can they be removed? If structural, would it be possible to maintain structural integrity some other way?
A:They are load bearing but could be changed if needed.
Date Posted: 17-Apr-19
Q:Can I make modifications to this plan?
A:Yes you can! Please click the "Modifications" tab above to get more information.
Q:What is the estimated price to build this plan?
A:The national average for a house is running right at $125.00 per SF. You can get more detailed information by clicking the Cost-To-Build tab above. Sorry, but we cannot give cost estimates for garage, multifamily or project plans.
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