What will it cost to build a home from ground up with a basement and the lot size is 1799 sq feet.?

Asked by Renee, Cedar Park, Philadelphia, PA Mon Jun 20, 2011

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Charles Bald…, Agent, Philadelphia, PA
Mon Jun 20, 2011
Hi Renee,

It answer is in the tea leaves ... it depends on the overall size, the choice of equipment, amenities, finishes, and architect design fees. Design & Construction costs out of the ground are often $120/SF. Basement and garage square feet quantities are not typically included in the total residential cost per square foot numbers. Build a reserve amount of 15-20% of the anticipated total costs into your budget.

Good Luck!

Charles Balducci 215.531.2000

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Timothy Garr…, Agent, Philadelphia, PA
Mon Jun 20, 2011
Hi, Renee.

I agree with the answers below. Ground-up new construction will usually run about $100 per/sq ft (in the finished basement, as well).

Please let me know if you have any more questions.

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Fred Bucci, , Philadelphia, PA
Mon Jun 20, 2011
Hi Renee,

I'd be happy to discuss your project in further detail. I've been on new construction projects with ranges from $70-250 sqft. The range I most often see is $80-100 sqft.
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Michael Gard…, Agent, Philadelphia, PA
Mon Jun 20, 2011
Hi Renee,

Of course it depends on many factors, but most builders I am working with that do very good quality work are building for around $100 per square foot. If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Best regards,

Michael Garden
Web Reference:  http://www.michaelgarden.com
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Benjamin Sha…, , Philadelphia County, PA
Mon Jun 20, 2011
Usually about $75.00 to $85.00 per square foot, depending upon finishes, qualtiy and type of construction, etc.
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