Custom Home Building Cost Guides

Our research team has created comprehensive cost guides for cities and states all across America to help you understand the cost of building a custom home in different areas.

Average Cost to Build a House Nationally


The average 2,600-square-foot home in the U.S. costs roughly $400,000 or $150 per square foot.
Below are the costs for each type of build.

economy

House structures of
economy quality
cost around
$30 – $160 per sq. ft.

standard

House structures of
standard quality
cost around
$50 – $270 per sq. ft.

luxury

House structures of
luxury quality
cost around
$140 – $770+ per sq. ft.

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Average Cost to Build a House in the United States

The average 2,600-square-foot home in the U.S. costs roughly $400,000 or $150 per square foot. These figures include all construction costs including labor, materials, equipment, plans, and building permits.

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