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Cost to Build a House in Illinois
How much does it cost to build a new home with an unfinished basement in Illinois.
To estimate cost, I'll use the construction estimating software, and use the following parameters:
Class 6 = minimum standard quality.
Important: I also considered the two upstairs bedrooms and bath as finished attic area with more than 78 inches headroom as opposed to second floor living space.
Years of building experience have taught me that the steep pitched roof with dormers in order to have living area in what would normally be attic space is very expensive.
Based on 1906 sq. ft of living area in the Kankakee, IL area I came up with an approximate cost of $301,986.
This includes permits, insurance, home plans, and a General Contractor markup of $37,028. It does not include land or land development costs.
Design Connection, LLC Plan n586
Finished square feet:
Main Floor: 1412
Total living area: 1906
Garage: 2 car (approx 350 sq. ft.)
Foundation: Unfinished Basement: 1412
You should keep in mind that the cost to build for this example or any house plan, can vary considerably depending quality of materials selected, and on actual bids for labor and material.
Until you actually start getting bids and entering them into your own spreadsheet (see my spreadsheet page for FREE spreadsheets), it will remain approximate.