Do you have a dream house that lives in your mind? A place you've always wanted to build into a reality?
The cost to build a new home, or even the perceived cost, can be enough to deter people from starting on their dream house. There are several factors that come into consideration when you are thinking of buying a house versus building one.
If you're seriously considering building a new home, this initial cost breakdown should help you get started.
Location, Location, Location
The location for your home will change the prices for the whole project, sometimes drastically. If you want to build it in a pricier neighborhood or on a specific lot, that alone can add up. Think about what your max budget is before you get your heart set on a…