Our Cost to Build a House Calculator is aimed at helping you calculate the cost of your dream home!

When determining the cost to build a house it’s important to know the estimated cost before development and financing. Here are some key tips for calculating the cost to build a house: 

FYI you can check out our dream home calculator too! 

Educate Yourself

It’s important to educate yourself on the process so you going into it with a clear vision of what it all will entail. The best way to do so is speaking with family or friends that have done the same. If they’ve built a custom home of their own they can provide you with the insight needed to get things started and prepare you for possible implications.

Before you speak with our custom home building team, take time to develop ideas and designs of your own. You don’t have to have everything figured out, but if you go into it with a few set goals our team will be able to equip you with the rest!

Timeline and Fees

It can take anywhere from 6 to 12 months to get a custom home built. Knowing this timeline will help you plan out your move and financing ahead of time.

The biggest expense for a custom home building is the home construction itself. The rest of the fees come from designers, loans, permits, and other professional firms you may have to get involved in the process. 

The Cost to Build a House Calculator

The specific cost to build a house will come down to the characteristics of the home. This is where the estimated cost will vary greatly. If you’d like to get an accurate estimate, check out our in-depth dream home calculator here.

Why Build a Custom Home?

After going through such an extensive process, you may wonder “why even build a custom home?”

Build a custom home is a feeling second to none. Being able to mold and create the environment you spend the most time it will lead to a greater appreciation for your home fueled by you living in your custom dream home. 

More About Forner LaVoy:

Forner LaVoy offers custom home building in Kansas City, Overland Park, Lenexa, and surrounding areas. Forner Lavoy custom home building has decades of industry experience, designing the newest styles in home building.