How much does it cost to build a house?


The cost of building a house greatly depends on many factors. These are: the type of house, the design, the materials to be used, the location, the size, the budget and many more. Once the architect designs the house, the cost is sited and this includes cost of materials, the labour for the contractor and the insurance policy. Generally the costs include: Brick and Block: £900 to £1,100 per sq metre, Timber Frame: £900 to £1,100 per sq metre, Steel Frame: £1,000 to £1,100 per sq metre, Insulated Concrete Formwork: £1,000 to £1,200 per sq metre, Structural Insulated Panel System (SIPS): £1,000 to £1,200 per sq metre, Pre-cast Concrete Panels: £1,200 to £1,500 per sq metre, though quotes may be much higher.
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How Much Does it Cost to Build a House?
Most hopeful homebuyers have an idea of what they want to purchase and they take those ideas with them to the marketplace. For various reasons, though, many home shoppers look at a seemingly endless number of homes and never find just the right one.... More »
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Construction costs for a new home vary depending on the quality of the specification, size, number of storeys and your own level of involvement, either in managing the build or in undertaking some of the building work as well as the style.
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