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If you're referring to the $38/ft² price, I'll bet dollars to doughnuts that's not the price for the one shown.

Either that, or they're calculating the land itself into that price.

Or, according to their website: the HO does some of the work (sweat equity).
 

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As 480sparky wrote: "according to their website: the HO does some of the work (sweat equity)."

I looked through their website, and it is more than "some" of the work.

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Also in a blue circle they indicate that it is "Built on Your Site".

So for the bargain price you get no land, no bathroom, no kitchen; and probably no flooring (carpet/hardwood?), no baseboards, no light fixtures, no closet doors, no trim, no stair railings, etc., etc.
 

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Seems they are competing with Reality Homes same types of deals. :lol

You provide the lot and foundation they will do the rest but stop at finished sheetrock.

Almost framed for Reality. Only plus would of been not having to have tract insurance policy.
 

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As 480sparky wrote: "according to their website: the HO does some of the work (sweat equity)."

I looked through their website, and it is more than "some" of the work.

Also in a blue circle they indicate that it is "Built on Your Site".

So for the bargain price you get no land, no bathroom, no kitchen; and probably no flooring (carpet/hardwood?), no baseboards, no light fixtures, no closet doors, no trim, no stair railings, etc., etc.

Looks that way. And it's called a Super Shell! IOW, a dried-in house shell.

Ooooooh! I'm impressed!

Now I can spend the rest of my $150/ft² to finish it.
 

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Most likely it was made to get you there. I remember some builders use to sell 3.000 SF home for 300k, they would get so many people there, that they would run out of houses, so they would create a lottery.
The catch was, it was a basic house. If you like a basement -20k If you like Prime lot location-40k If you like AC- 8k... by the time they done the average home was almost 500k....

So this could be the same thing or misprint more likely what they will say.
 

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A company tried that here
No Lot
No Permit Fees
NO Taxes
No Impact Fees
No Water Meter/ Sewer Hook-up
Building only
On a slab w/ frost wall
 

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Its probably like the local building supply by me. They have a flyer with lice looking 150,000 homes for like 40k. They just dump the stuff in a pile. There is nothing for the inside like drywall, and no insulation.
 
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