Current Costs

Given home prices today, it may come as a surprise to find out the actual construction costs of spec. homes have not increased dramatically. Most of the increased costs have been in the area of land prices, development costs, and utility hookups. It is also important to keep in mind that the spec. home of the 1940's was much smaller, with fewer amenities. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, dryer hookups, microwave ovens, and double car garages are only a few of the standard items found in today's spec. home. In addition, today's spec. home is an energy efficiency marvel, and contrary to some rumors, a healthy and safe structure.

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