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dmmcx7, Home Buyer in Huntersville, NC

Cost of room addition, a morning room with lots of windows.

Asked by dmmcx7, Huntersville, NC Thu Jul 5, 2012

How much would a morning room addition, approx. 16x11 sqf cost to add to existing home on cement slab currently existing to rear of home? Trying to decide if we will purchase this home.

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Jul 24, 2012
Good evening, DMMMMX7.
a 16 x 11 morning room price could vary a LOT depending on materials, finishes and woodwork and detailing. The cheapest would be to buy a prefabricated sunroom, which should start at about $7,000 plus installation. http://www.patioman.com and go on up to http://www.fourseasonssunrooms.com You need to check your current slab though. If you load your slab with a building and it is too thin or there is inadequate thickness/footing under the walls, your slab could crack and require replacement. I regularly see price per square foot for new home construction at $100+/s.f., which could make your morning room $17,500. If it were me, I'd set a preliminary budget and talk to contractors and prefab sunroom manufacturers. If you appreciate an answer, please give "thumbs up". For the most helpful answer, please say thanks with a "best answer" click.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jul 16, 2012
Contact a licensed general contractor or builder for a quote. Do you currently have a buyer's agent? If not, contact me to get in the home and I'll help you negotiate a price on it where you can feel comfortable spending the extra money on the addition.

John Siddons
John.Siddons@prucarolinas.com
http://www.searchcharlotte.com
http://www.johnsiddons.com
704-458-1843
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jul 5, 2012
Congrats on finding your home. I would start by getting a couple of different quotes from different contractors. Your Realtor should have some referrals for you. If not, give me a call.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jul 5, 2012
Good afternoon,

Call Kola Construction or Tom Pruitt Builders or Centaur Construction. You can get their phone numbers with google. For a rough estimate, I suggest including photos with your email. The addition cost will depend on materials used and the design.

Congratulations on your decision to purchase a home!
Robin
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jul 5, 2012
My best advice is that you contact an experienced general contractor to take a look at the project and give you a quote. if you are really serious about the house - get several quotes. Realtors are definitely NOT qualified to give you an estimated cost for a home addition. We would not even be able to give you a meaningful idea of the value it would add to a home without knowing the neighborhood, the size of the home, the quality of the addition, etc. A GC will be able to, not only provide you with cost estimates, but also provide let you know if the lot set-backs will allow for the addition - another very important consideration! Best success!

Kathleen Turner, ABR, CRS, ePro
The Kathleen Turner Realty Group
http://www.BuyAHomeInCharlotte.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jul 5, 2012
This is impossible to answer without seeing the house:
Also, we are Realtors, not Contractors.

Please search for General Contractors or Remodeling Contractors.

Anything we tell you will be guess-work and useless.

Good luck and may God bless
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jul 5, 2012
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