Constructing a house is a dream for everyone. Pakistani’s generally like to build their own homes rather than buying a furnished one. Construction is a growing business and the rates for materials also keep on changing because of a lot factors. Economy is a major one and we have been facing inflation for a long time.
Contracts based construction
Either people hire a labor contractor or they go for a professional construction company. Labor contractor only arranges the labor and other requirements for building a house, the owner is completely involved in all of the activities but if you opt for a construction company than you don’t have to worry about the management of labor or material, the company will take care of everything and you will get a house built according to your wish. And the owner of the house has to pay a lump sum which includes construction costs and the cost of services of the contractors as well.
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Construction rates for building a house in Pakistan
If you are building a house of 8 Marla than the area approximately for 8 Marla’s is 2900 sq. ft. and the cost for construction would be around 4115000 Rs. Similarly if you are building a house of 12 Marla’s the cost for building a house will be approximately 5108400. The area covered for 12 Marla’s is 3600 sq. ft. And the cost for building a 20 Marla building will be 7520700.
How the cost of construction is calculated
The cost for construction is dependent on construction material prices. The construction materials are
Bricks 296 Rs/sq.ft
- Cement 175 Rs/sq.ft
- Sand 45 Rs/sq.ft.
- Crush 67 Rs/sq.ft
If you are thinking of building a house you can easy have an estimation of the cost of the construction by comparing the cost of construction materials.