Building Estimator

Can you Trust Square Meter Rate For Custom Homes

We often get asked what the m2 rate for new homes or units. The answer is always some like "It Depends", and it really does depend on a lot of variables.
Anybody who has built a home knows that there are huge differences in the price of white goods and floor coverings etc. But that's also not the whole answer. 
Simple things like the shape of a house can hugely impact the cost of the build. 

Lets take an item to examine - External Walls
Your probably charging something like $400 a lineal meter for your typical Brick Veneer external wall. (this includes all components that follow the external wall line)

Unless your building the same kinds of houses with similar qualities of internal walls then any variation in the assumed quantity of just this one item will have an impact on your square metre rate.

See also  Formwork Estimate