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Jeff Mcbee, Home Buyer in Texas

Yikes! Yet another detail with multiple answers and approaches thereof. We are buying a 2,000 sq.ft ranch.

Asked by Jeff Mcbee, Texas Wed Aug 1, 2012

What is an accurate real cost to rebuild to current code requirements, including amenities.

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Jeff, other than demolition costs, the approximate cost to build, or rebuild your home can be determined using construction estimating software. You simply answer a few questions as the quality of the home and the design of the home, enter your state and zip code. It's fast, it's easy and it's free!
http://www.byoh.com/construction-estimating-software.htm
Also, learn more about cost estimating. This article is designed for people who have never built a home before. http://www.byoh.com/costestimating.htm
Carl Heldmann
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Aug 13, 2012
There's a milliion variables from structure type, MEP systems, finish out materials etc. That would be equivalent of asking how much does it cost to repair a totaled 4 door car in simpler terms...

I've project managed over 250 homes,1 apartment complex and 2 hospitals and could answer any question you have about construction.

I'll help any way I can.

Sincerely,

Nathan Beckey, Northwest Fort Worth Realtor

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Aug 7, 2012
Unfortunately, your insurance company decides for you and you can't object if you want insurance. Typically figure what it's worth and multiple times 1.75, some insurance companies will almost double it.

Sounds ridiculous but most people don't factor in the demolition costs and the general contractor markups...

I'll help any way I can.

Sincerely,

Nathan Beckey, Northwest Fort Worth Realtor

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Aug 7, 2012
Thanks for the suggestions. Naturally contacting a builder would be helpful Here's the thing; I am looking for a "best guess" as I am buying the house and just want to be sure I don't over insure and certainly not under insure.
My gut guess is $100 per sq.ft.??
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Aug 1, 2012
Hi Jeff
Great question, I hope you are alright and are not asking due to some catasrophe. Lynn is correct you will need to speak with a builder. The cost will depend on a number of factors including demolition of current structure, and the amenities that you want in the new build, If you are not currently working with a builder I am happy to recommend some great builders to you. Please feel free to contact me. They can help you get an idea based on your specifics a general answer here will not help you at all.

John Straub
Keller Williams Realty
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Aug 1, 2012
Best to contact a builder who can provide you quotes based on your specifications.

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