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Q:Which zip code was this home built for $82K back in 2006? Just trying to get a ballpark range based on your area versus mine. thanks
Date Posted: 12-May-15
Q:Hello, am curious why the garage layout is a smaller footprint than the upstairs. Can you enlighten me?
I promise it is the same :) I actually live in this home and the foo print is 30'x44'
Date Posted: 12-Jun-13
Q:can you give me more information on the dimensions -44' deep where is that taken from. I can't tell which dimension is depth and which is width as it relates to the flloor plan.
A:44' from the covered porch to the back of the master suite.
Date Posted: 11-Feb-13
Q:What would you say is the average cost to build a building like this?
A:I built mine 5 years ago for 81k...last year we bidded it out and we were right at 125k
Date Posted: 30-Oct-12
Q:if you took the shelters of the sides what would the footprint of the house?
A:Hello... 30' wide by 44' deep... + 10' for the deck area...
Date Posted: 28-Sep-12
Q:For 81k price mentioned earlier. Where about was that built? Rural or urban?
A:rural 5 years ago...my personal house
Date Posted: 17-Aug-11
Q:Do your foundation plans show footer depths? Is it going show where sewer lines coming in?
Yes we show footing depths... but not where the sewer comes in... we don't know which side it is on the property...
Date Posted: 12-Jul-11
Q:Hello, do you have any data that would give us an estimate on what it would cost to build this plan? House plan # 87183 Thanks for your time and have a great day
I actually live in this home... ran the project myself... with better than average finishes including the well & septic tank 5 years ago was $81k
Date Posted: 05-Apr-11
Q:Is there a materials estimate available before purchasing the plan? I am very interested in this plan but am unsure if it fits into my budget. Any help with a materials estimate for the building, doors, windows, siding etc... would help greatly. A list of materials needed would also suffice as I could then get my own quote. Thanks in advance for any help.
A:I designed this home and actually built it 5 years ago...as I don't offer a material list, I can tell you that I ran the job and built it including septic & well for 82k.
Date Posted: 25-Feb-11
Could this plan be built so that the bays would accomodate self stranding car lifts, as far as the heigth of the ceiling?
A: yep sure will... however I would raise the ceiling height from 8'-6"
Date Posted: 15-Oct-10
Q:What is the overall width/depth of this plan including the roofs?
A:58' x 46'... eave to eave both ways
Date Posted: 08-Oct-10
Q:Do these plans come with plumbing and HVAC drawings? What version of CAD is sent? Thanks Rob
A: Hello... The CAD version is AutoCad 2004 (earlier version at your request) Also the plumbing & mechanical plans are generally done by the local contractors (there are too many systems to design only one)
Date Posted: 27-Sep-10
Q:Can I make modifications to this plan?
A:Yes you can! Please click the "Modifications" tab above to get more information.
Q:What is the estimated price to build this plan?
A:The national average for a house is running right at $125.00 per SF. You can get more detailed information by clicking the Cost-To-Build tab above. Sorry, but we cannot give cost estimates for garage, multifamily or project plans.
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