How much does it cost to build a house?

Answer It costs approximately $80 to $200 per square foot to build a new house. The average U.S. one-family home had an average square footage of 2,519, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2008 statisti... Read More »

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Does it cost more to build a house or to buy?

No need to speculate, and because there is so much variance within a region, much less across the country, you need to do the research. First compare apples to apples, ie similar size, age, style,... Read More »

How much would it cost to build onto a house?

On One Hand: Adding New Square FootageIf a homeowner wishes to build new rooms or floors onto an existing foundation, the costs can be significantly higher than converting existing floorspace. Fo... Read More »

What is the cost to build a house in Texas?

The cost to build a house can vary depending on factors such as location, size of house, exterior and "perks"--for instance, luxury fixtures--or number of stories (two-story houses cost less, per s... Read More »

How much did it cost to build the Biltmore house?

George Washington Vanderbilt never disclosed the construction costs for his 250-room, four-acre estate. It is estimated that the Biltmore would cost at least $1 billion to construct today; adjusted... Read More »