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how much money does it cost to add a room on to a house??

about how much money would it cost to add a room on? we are thinking of trying to buy a new home either a 4 bedroom trailer for 50,000 or a 3 bedroom house for 27,000 (they are homes the bank ownes that are repos) I was wondering about how much would it be to add a room to the house we have some builders in the family so we wouldn't really have to pay for labor

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:41 AM on Feb. 9, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • it would depend on what your city says you can do. you have to submit plans and get a permit and inspection first.

    then the costs of expanding can cost anywhere from 20-30,000.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:42 AM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • Don't assume you'd get free labor til you ask them and they agree to it. The cost can vary quite a bit, depending on the quality of your supplies, where you're located, etc. Not to mention the city building ordinances, local law concerning additions, building permits, etc etc etc.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:44 AM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • Personally I would not buy the trailerbecause many of my friends have found that selling a trailer is hard and the resale value tanks. A house is a better investment. But do your homework and ask around about room additions first. Good luck!

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:54 AM on Feb. 9, 2010

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