Estimate of Cost to Build a Modular Home


Estimate of Costs to Build a Modular Home


The following information is provided as an example only — your costs will vary depending upon your building lot and the size and style of house.  Please obtain bids from qualified subcontractors.

WORK TO BE PERFORMED BY SUBCONTRACTORS WITH HOMEOWNER AS PROJECT MANAGER

 

SITE ENGINEERING

Dig test pits, design septic plan, submit plans to State for approval 

$1,000

BUILDING PERMITS

 

Obtain building permit from Town

$500

EXCAVATION

Excavation for foundation, build driveway, install septic system, grade disturbed areas, spread loam

$30,000

FOUNDATION/BASEMENT

 

Set forms, pour footings and walls. Pour basement floor (separate job)

$10,000

WELL

 

Drill well to 400', install pump and pressure tank, bring water line into basement

$7,500

PLUMBING/HEATING HOOKUPS

 

Hookup gas or oil fired boiler (provided by your plumber), hookup all plumbing and heating lines

$12,000

ELECTRICAL HOOKUP

 

Install 200 amp panel (shipped with house), hookup electrical system to service

$3,000

INTERIOR BUTTON-UP

 

Install interior doors on "marriage wall", build basement stairs, touch-up drywall

$3,000

VINYL SIDING

 

Install vinyl siding (shipped loose with house). Some siding (usually front & back) may be partially installed at factory

$4,000

DECKS/PORCHES

 

Build decks and/or porches (material provided by homeowner)

$3,000

LANDSCAPING

 

Install walks, plant grass and shrubbery

$1,000


TOTAL ESTIMATED COST


$75,000


Building costs will vary depending upon your building lot, the size and style of house, and the degree to which homeowner chooses to participate in completing work.  The only way to know your costs is to obtain quotes from qualified subcontractors.

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