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Gene Holland, Other/Just Looking in Palm Coast, FL

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE COST PER SQUARE FOOT TO BUILD A 2,000 SQUARE FOOT HOUSE. NOTHING SPECIAL.....JUST THE BASICS

Asked by Gene Holland, Palm Coast, FL Wed Jul 20, 2011

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I'm building a house,will be moving in about a week from now. The house 2412 SQ FT. in Palm Coast, 1,150 SQ FT garage with tall 11 Ft garage doors, granite in 3 baths,and kitchen,solid wood cabinets in all 3 baths and kitchen,10,and 12Ft flat ceilings,Whirlpool Stainless Appliances, Travatine (stone ) back splash to ceiling,All Tile everywhere, jetted Tub in master, ALL 8 Ft solid core doors even closets,with all real ext. Schlage locks, 800Sq FT screened caged Lani,well with sprinklers,on a 25,000 SQ FT lot, 2,800 SQ Ft of driveway stone pavers,rain gutters all around, wired for alarm ,and video, solid wood shelves in closets, wired for back up generator , hand made solid wood window sills,Plywood roof boards,all real wood no partical board anywhere,Total cost without land $239,000 this includes impact,gov't fees. Hope this helps,before I built I searched for an answer to this question too.
6 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Sep 6, 2011
i would love to see this house, i too am looking to build, and that would be my price range as well, any help will be appreciated as i would be my[oen GC, feel free to vall me @ 602.268-1462, i would also be in the market for a lot for a reasonable sum. no crazy Bob Sydor
Flag Mon Jun 10, 2013
yes who did you use as your builder
Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013
Hi Kevin, I built it myself , I'm NOT a builder, so I hired a former builder to guide me, any question i would be happy to answer,I know how stressful this is .
Flag Sat Aug 25, 2012
Homedude....who did you use as a builder?
Flag Fri Jun 1, 2012
Mr. Holland,
No frills basic home on your lot approx $85.00 per sq.ft.. If you have no preference for where you live, you might want to consider the builders models or spec homes that are located throughout Palm Coast. Builders such as Sea Gate quite often offer their inventory of spec homes in various neighborhoods and some gated communities. Usually these homes have all the 'bells & whistles' because they are showcases for the builders work. Very often prices are far less than you expect.
If you need help, I am here.
C.Pat Denvir, REALTOR
3 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jul 20, 2011
$100.00 per sq. ft.cost of basdic 2000 sq. ft. home 200,000. not counting permits, plans, foundation, clearing,eletric,gas,water connect to city.$30,000. total of 230,000.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Wed Jan 18, 2012
As we saw when we are building our house it's very easy to go over budget all the things you want seem to be just a little more than builder grade,and it adds up fast.Our solid core 8 ' doors,were $7,000 more than 6'8" standard hollow core doors.Plus sales tax of course.It's easy to add $50,000 to a house just by finishing the interior with better materials.My guess is inflation will be on the rise very soon. Build now and do it rite.5 years from now or less it will cost much much more to build.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Thu Sep 8, 2011
Just to build a 1245 sq feet composition home to sale, about how much per sq feet ?
excluding the land..
Flag Sun Mar 29, 2015
Preference , quality, style, and location factor the bottom dollar.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Thu Sep 8, 2011
$78 excluding lot, everything else is included but basic.
call 386-627-3477 Sergey Nevod
Blue Crown Construction, Inc.
http://www.bluecrownconstruction.com
1 vote Thank Flag Link Wed Jul 20, 2011
What is the average cost per sq ft to build a house not including the land for the area with a zip code of of 58048?
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Mar 21, 2014
How much it would cost build a 15000 sq ft home with 1 car garage
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Mar 1, 2014
15,000 home with one garage??
Flag Thu Jun 26, 2014
Deluxe materials and finishings $150 a sq ft w/o lot. Builder basic = $100 per sq ft
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Apr 2, 2013
Get your free home value today. http://stormteamrealestate.com/home-value-free/ fill in the blanks and click the blocks and you will know what your home is worth or if the home your looking to buy is over priced. We look forward to helping you.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Mar 1, 2013
Just ran across a great little book on this subject “building a quality custom home” by Dave Konkol, it can be had at amazon for about 4.99. It is a must read for anyone building a custom home! Ps the question of cost per sq. ft. is one of the worst questions you can ask and the least important. Good Luck, read the book it provides an honest insight to the building process.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Feb 22, 2013
IN st augustine Fl. what is the tax rate per $100 on home and property value?
also the sales tax and state tax????
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Feb 22, 2013
Check out the home price page on http://lancasterparealtor.com
You can get your value on any home in Lancaster County PA.
This is for sellers or buyers.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 14, 2013
A good builder can normal hit the 100.00 per sq ft price tag for an average home. If your looking to crazy inside and specials for windows and doors or crazy heating and ac systems or crazy kitchen and bath suff you can open your wallet and blow out the cobwebs couse they will cost you alot more
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jan 20, 2012
This would be a better question for a contractor that knows the market you are in.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jan 20, 2012
It depends if you have land or bying the land with the builder. If you own land and want all teh upgrades from granite, rubbed bronze etc... you are looking anywhere from $88 to 100 per sqft, depending on your floor plan and materials used
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Sep 8, 2011
Price per sqft can vary depending on the type of home and its location, but if you were building a single story home in St. Petersburg FL and you own the lot and have plans ready to go for a wood frame home 3 beds 2 baths 1,400 sqft + an attached garage with basic finish, formica countertops, builder grade cabs , tile in the kitchen and baths and carpet in the bedrooms basic landscaping $125k or $88 per sqft. If you wanted to upgrade to wood floors and craftmade cabs with granite and ss appliances you could add an addition $15-$20k depending on finish.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Sep 8, 2011
Cost per square foot is such a subjective figure. It all depends on the upgrades and features of the home, as much as the location. I caution my buyers to get too wrapped up in that for those reasons. Your question is almost impossible to answer without more specific details, most importantly city/location you are asking about...
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Sep 6, 2011
best answer is to have three contractors compete to give you the average price. Tell them you are going to reward the median estimate with a $50 gas card. After preparaed with this information, then you can know which bids are appropriate or not.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Sep 6, 2011
Gene this is a question for a General Contractor or custom Home Builder!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jul 27, 2011
WOW, that's a loaded question. The answer is, it depends. Many, many factors go into the answer. Costs of materials vary by area of the country and can vary drastically in Florida depending on hurricanes. Other factors will include exterior finish (such as brick, stucco, travertine, wood, etc.), interior floor finish (such as, laminate flooring, natural wood, stone, linoleum, grade of carpet), are you going with basic entry level appliances or top of the line, granite countertops or formica, and the list goes on. The best way is to decide what you want and then get estimates with 3 or 4 reputable builders in your area.

Jack Gillis, M.B.A., J.D.
Jack Gillis Realty Advisors
Nathan Grace Real Estate, Broker
5619 Dyer Street | Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75206
Cell: 214.718.4910
Email: Jack@JackGillisRealty.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jul 27, 2011
Hello Gene,
Builder prices do vary, and there are some great deals on Builder Spec homes. Great timing as Builders are competing for your business. Incentives do exist. All things being the same, have you wondered as to why one builder can construct a home for far less than another? As long as we are not cutting corners to save money and sacrifice quality, there are reasons for this. Buying power, contractor pricing etc... You should also be aware of Impact fees and Sewer hook up costs. In all fairness to the builders that are still here, the quality of their homes is very good as they have less projects in the construction phase to examine and check for quality. You should also take into consideration the financial stability of the builder you are considering. Times are tough for everyone in this Real Estate Marketplace. Will your builder have the staying power to complete the project? With that being said, don't let that discourage you. There are great builders in the area that have deep roots in the community. Home sites are inexpensive and affordable. It's a great time to build. I just had my Mom build a home in Palm Coast with a Local Builder. She moved into it in February. Fantastic Quality, great pricing, headache free process. Always here to help you
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jul 21, 2011
Hello Gene,
Depending on finishes tile vs vinyl in wet area's, material selected for shower surrounds, counters tops, fixtures both plumbing and electrical and quality of cabinetry, your looking at $85 to $100 per square foot to build a basic home.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jul 21, 2011
Morning Gene,

You have the anwers, really does not make sense unless you want it custom or on a specific lot. Resales can ve half the price.

View all available Palm Coast Resale homes at:

http://www.palmcoastrealestate-fl.com

Regards

Harry Ashley
Broker Owner
386-931-6054
harry@harryashley.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jul 21, 2011
You may be better off buying an existing house--just make sure to do your inspections to verify expensive problems don't exist, i.e Chinese Drywall.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jul 21, 2011
we need a little more information. Type of home ranch, 2 story or reverse? Also when you receive answers including or excluding the lot, cash deal, real estate commision, deals with the lender and pts. Would love to answer but everyone will need more information from you. Right now 80-250 per sq ft respond with details and I will dial it in. Thanks Scott
Example 2000 sq ft ranch home on a slab basic fixtures home only no RE no builder fees, cash deal 80-95 per sq ft
Web Reference: http://www.randshomes.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jul 20, 2011
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