Every day, in each city that we serve, our building consultants field dozens of phone calls from potential homebuyers. What is the number one custom plan question we get?...
“How much do you charge per square foot?”
The answer … It’s a really big range! Our average square footage range is anywhere from $75-$140 per square foot depending on what size home you are looking to build and what features you are looking to put into it. Because of this, there are many factors that go into determining the overall price of your home. Below is a list of just a few:
- Ceiling Heights (Range 8’ – 12’)
- Exterior Veneer (Vinyl, Hardi, Stucco, Brick, Painted Brick)
- Exterior style of the home (French, Heritage, Cottage, Farmhouse, etc.)
- Square footage of home (Living, Covered, Garage and Storage)
- Size of AC unit(s) and water heater(s) (Tonnage is calculated by your square footage)
- Number of bathrooms in your home
- Lot necessities (Sewer systems, Culverts, Driveways, Underground utilities, etc.)
- Linear footage of cabinetry and countertops
- Flooring type and locations
- Appliances (Gas, Electric)
We are happy to share this range with you. However, to truly get an accurate cost of construction, you need to schedule your first consultation to discuss what specifics you are wanting in your new home.
We typically advise that you begin with our stock plans found online to determine square footage approximations before you come in. You can also send us a copy of your plans so that we can suggest a few of our similar layouts and assist you in ball parking your home price. The price of your home, just like the layout and style, will be customized to fit you and your family’s lifestyle!
Interested in getting those numbers? Call up one of our Building Consultants today @ 337-981-5315
-Written by our Building Consultant, Wendi Ritz
“When she’s not figuring out how to make the master closet bigger or if she can get that oversized tub to work in your layout, she’s chasing her trio of Ritz athletes from baseball to football to volleyball practice or hot gluing together whatever school project is due next week . . . occasionally burning a few fingers in the process!”