Each plan page will specify the type foundation plan(s) that are available with a construction plan - concrete slab, crawl space and/or basement. Floor Plan(s): 2 x 4 or 2 x 6 Construction, Window Listing, Square Footage Breakdown, Location of Electrical, Location of Plumbing and All Necessary Dimensions/Elevations: Front, Rear and Sides of Building and Cabinets/Section(s) Through House/Details: Foundation, Cabinets, Cornice, Roof, Cross Section & Fireplace (if applicable) Optional: Specifications - The specifications are a Description of the Materials needed in the construction of the home. (Allowances, Grade) Material List - The materials list details the quantity of materials needed to construct the home. (Number of, Type, Size)
All construction plans have been drawn to conform to the Standard Building Code CABO One & Two Family Dwelling Code. Some local applications may vary. All construction plans meet the minimum property standards for F.H.A., FmHA and V.A. Certification stamps required by local authorities will need to be provided locally by an industry professional due to specific code requirements. Heat and air calculations need to be supplied by a local HVAC contractor to meet local conditions and requirements. Some states or cities may require an engineer's stamp. You will be responsible for working directly with and providing construction plans to the engineer for his services and fees.
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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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Previous Q & A
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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