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Whats the cost of building your own home?

I would like to build a 2750 sq.ft. home as cheap as i can. we are hoping to have 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Were planning to do most of the work ourselves. even though none of us knows what were doing. any advice please tell thank you, stephanie

Asked By: stephanie s - 3/3/2007
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No one can tell you the cost but to save money be your on general contractor. Look for in stock builing products that you can live with, special ordering can run up the cost quite a bit. Take written bids for each skilled job that needs to be done from people who are bonded, insured and licenced. Check with your... More
Answered By: ambernpeach - 3/4/2007
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If you do not know what you are doing...please hire a professional. They will not make the mistakes that you make and in the long run it will save you a bunch of money. Lets say you are wanting a basement...did you know that you have to have a hole inspector come to the site and check out the hole you dug for the... More
Answered By: Eric D - 3/3/2007
 
i suppose it will cost you a million considering the high cost of housing materials these days
Answered By: lourdes r - 3/3/2007
 
I've done this a couple of times. Main thing is to keep the design simple. The more complex, the more expensive... More
Answered By: BundyGil - 3/3/2007
 
Doing the work yourselves? Do you know how... More
Answered By: Mark Twain O - 3/4/2007
 
I don't know where you are planning to build but in most communities there are strict permit and inspection standards that have to be met. If you build the house without getting the permits and submitting to the inspections, you will end up with a house which may not be safe to live in and which you will have a very... More
Answered By: rethinker - 3/4/2007
 
If you don't know what you're doing a house isn't a good project to start on... More
Answered By: bugs280 - 3/4/2007
 
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