The numbers have not changed all that much. A point well is now over $4000 but the rest of the info is still good!
I often get asked how much it costs to build a home here in the Northwoods. I have had several clients build and I myself built in 2006. These are not meant to be a substitute for working with a builder as they will have far more accurate information.
The first thing you will have to do is buy a lot. The minimum off-water lot that you can legally create right now is 1.5 acres. An off-water lot runs about $15,000. You can get improved lots which may have power and gas already to them and that is worth a lot of money. There are several keys to buying a lot. Access to a road is key and having access to electricity is quite important. Lots smaller than 1.5 acres are not uncommon as these were created below the 1.5 acre became the minimum standard. Lake lots are more expensive…
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