Does anybody know a approximate cost to tear down a home on a lot, and prep it for a new build?

Asked by Robert, McKinney, TX Wed Feb 20, 2013

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Don Groff, Agent, Austin, TX
Thu Feb 21, 2013
There are just going to be way too many variables to give an accurate estimate. I would bid out the project and get estimates from at least 3 different companies.

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Monica Pineda, Agent, Dallas, TX
Wed Feb 20, 2013
As others mentioned, there is no way to estimate the cost of a project like this without more information. How big is the lot & existing property.. what type of new build will be going up, what area its located in, what types of materials will be used... way too many variables for any of us to even begin to give a clear answer. Your best bet is to contact a few different contractors and have them give you a bid. If they want the work they should be able to give you a clear idea of what it would cost. Good luck!
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Tom Greico, , Dallas, TX
Wed Feb 20, 2013
This all depends on the size and construction of the existing home. Small wood frame structures can run under 5000.00 where large brick multi story homes can cost upward of 15k. Preping the lot and erosion control (required by most cities) will run between 2500.00 and 7500.00 depending on how much dirt need to be brought in to pad the property and compact the dirt for construction.

We use a company named Linda Mood Demolition, they do a great job and are very reasonable.

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Thank you Tom for the referral. Very much appreciated.
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Dallas Texas, Agent, Dallas, TN
Wed Feb 20, 2013
You can obtain a "virtual answer" for there are 10,000 questions would be launched . Contact contractors you most likely require city approval.

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Kenneth "Ken…, Agent, Dallas, TX
Wed Feb 20, 2013
It will depend on lot and age of house, meaning if it has asbestos or lead paint.

Call Amy wrecking company for a quote.

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