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.
* Limit one $19.95 credit per complete plan package order.
** Available for U.S. only.
Previous Q & A
Previous Questions and Answers
Q:What size are the blueprints?
A:The size of the blueprints are 18x24.
Date Posted: 05-Jul-17
Q:What is the CAD file format? What are the available software programs on the market that are compatible with the CAD file format? Or what are the software programs that can be used to edit the CAD files?
1) Complete set of construction drawings in an electronic file format.
2) Needed if you have a significant amount of changes to make to the plans.
3) Comes with a one-time build copyright release that allows your local design professional to modify the plans electronically with their CAD programs, such as, AutoCAD and DataCAD.
4)Allows your local design professional to electronically draw changes quicker and cheaper than making changes on paper based plans.
5) Allows you to print the desired number of copies to provide to all parties involved in helping you build the plans.
*Most CAD files can be sent to you within 24 hours (Mon-Fri, 7:30am-4:30pm CST) via email and save you shipping costs. CAD files that cannot be sent via email can be shipped to you in 1-2 days via UPS or FEDEX express for $60.
Date Posted: 20-Jan-16
Q:Do you have a 3 bedroom model of this plan?
A:Thank you for your question. You might be interested in plan 95850 or plan 86974.
Date Posted: 06-Jul-15
Q:Is the rendering shown with the 3 car garage? On the floor plan the 3rd bay seems to protrude much further out in the front. It looks like the rendering is a 2 car garage. Please confirm. Thank you.
A:The rendering and the first floor plan do match. It is just an optical illusion created by the position of the camera. This plan does not offer a 2-car version. Thanks.
Date Posted: 04-Sep-13
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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