You’ll save time and money. Commissioning a designer or architect to create a custom home design, specifically for you, is a time consuming process that can take anywhere from 2 to 9 months (or more!) to complete. The fees charged for custom design services range from $3-$20 per square foot.
Stock plans are available immediately. Preparing a stock plan for permitting and construction can generally be accomplished in days. Better yet, you will realize significant savings: stock plans cost between $400-$3000. The additional costs for preparing a stock plan for permitting and construction generally ranges from $0 – $1500. Custom designs routinely cost the purchaser $10,000 to $30,000 and sometimes much, much more.
Once you do the math, you’ll see that using stock house plans can save your thousands of dollars and months and months in time. Why reinvent the wheel? Find a stock plan you like, then tweak it to make it yours and save big.