Own work in building a house takes up your own time and requires manual skills. In order to be able to estimate what you can do yourself when building a house, builders should be aware of how much time and skill they can muster or how much support comes from their circle of friends. After that, the appropriate expansion stage can be selected in order to save money on construction costs.
The prefabricated house and the solid construction differ not only in price. Design options, construction time, subsequent operating costs and resale value also play a major role for almost all builders. We have therefore compiled the most important advantages and disadvantages of prefabricated houses and solid construction here for you.
Keeping track of the many different prices and offers for prefabricated houses can be a real challenge. We explain which expansion level suits your needs and how the KfW efficiency levels 55, 40 and 40+ affect the overall price of the prefabricated house.
There is a lot to consider when building your first home. It is all the more annoying when builders are surprised by cost traps or when construction is even delayed. In order to be able to look forward to a smooth house construction, we have compiled the most common cost traps in this article and explained how you can avoid them.
By choosing a lower expansion level, you can save a lot of construction costs. But not all personal contributions are equally worthwhile or feasible for everyone. What requirements should you bring with you and what are the risks of doing your own work?
Most providers use the terms turnkey, technology-ready and ready-to-build for the expansion stages of solid and prefabricated houses. Although there is no binding definition, in the following article we explain what many providers mean by turnkey, technology-ready or ready-to-build house.