Pricing - Cost Certainty

Price IS important, and we'll try to give you some useful numbers.

When planning to build a new custom home, price and cost are important to homeowners, builders and financial institutions.

However, with something as complex as a house, apples-to-apples comparisons are difficult. Even two homes with identical rooms and square footage can vary widely due to location and customer choices.

Custom Builder XPM™ Proprietary Software

Cedar Designs / Linwood created the Custom Builder XPM™ a proprietary software program to generate fast and reliable estimates for building custom homes based on project-specific information. It is available to Cedar Designs / Linwood customers and enables you to make informed decisions, get the best pricing and maintain budget control.

Cedar Homes Price Protection

You receive full 12-month price protection on your original home package contract from date of signature to final delivery.

Prices are guaranteed for budget cost certainty.

Most of our eventual customers were also considering architect-designed homes to be built by a general contractor.

For these customers, we are very competitive.
1) Our designs are proven = we seldom experience cost overruns due to on-site changes that are typical of stick-built homes.
2) We can modify our plans for you at no extra cost. There is no incentive for you to say "good enough", until you are satisfied. You save $ by not having to pay for drafting. .
3) A kit-built home assembled by an experienced crew goes up much faster than a stick-built home. .
4) You may still use or be required to use a local general contractor.

Most of our customers want high quality at the lowest price.

For these customers, we are very competitive.
1) The quality of our Canadian lumber is outstanding, and far superior to what most contractors can purchase from their lumber yards, even if they are willing to pay a premium. .
2) Building with high quality, straight & true components means that everything goes together the first time with lower construction cost. You will not experience settling problems from our kiln-dried material. .
3) The average Post & Beam home kit (blueprints included) costs between $50.00 and $70.00 per sqft. The cost of construction, including the kit, will vary by area, state and country, but many of our owner/builders (one who does his own contracting) can finish the full consturction for an additional $80.00 to $100.00 per sqft. It is important to take into consideration the construction cost index for your specific area of your state. .
4) For log homes add 50% to 100% more to the Post & Beam kit price depending upon size, species of log, and features. Timber Frame Homes, which are completely different than the Post & Beam will cost 100%+ more.

For those who are more budget conscious we offer custom homes with the same quality you can expect from a Cedar Designs / Linwood company, but designed with Prefab (panelized) walls and more conventional features at a kit price of 10% to 20% less than the Cedar Designs / Linwood packages. Click on one of the collections below to see pictures and floor plans. For prices and additional floor plans and home designs, contact us.

Start Living Your Dream by Contacting Us Today! You can get started on your Custom Cedar Pre-Cut Kit Home by calling (800)-728-4474 today.


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