Construction industry

House Construction Cost in Bangalore

Nov 20 2020

Anwesha Nandy

Building a house from scratch can be an exceptionally stressful experience. However, if done correctly, it can prove to be a dream come true.

After all, you will probably be living the rest of your life in this house. So, it’s always best to do your homework and then make some informed decisions. 

If you want to get started on building your house, the first big question you need to address is your budget and find out ways to reduce the house construction cost.

How to Decide on a Budget for Your House Construction? 

To optimize your house construction cost, you need to have at least a basic understanding of what you want - by that we mean you need a basic floor plan. This plan will have an overview of your home construction process and should include the following details:

  1. No of floors
  2. The total square foot area of your house

Figuring out all of this beforehand will not only help you reduce your house construction cost, but also make your life easier. 

Here are all the factors that can have a major impact on your house construction cost. 

The Plot Size 

Choose a plot that has the potential for development in the future. Always know where you are investing your money before buying a plot. And also check for water and electric connection near your plot. 

The level of the plot is also very important so make sure you choose a plot that is neither too high nor too low as compared to the road level.

1200 sq. ft. or 30*40 sites are the most common plot dimensions seen in Bangalore

Here are some more guidelines for purchasing a plot.

The Building Material

Buying materials from local vendors will reduce transportation costs as transporting construction materials is expensive. Go around and evaluate the rates of raw materials in the market by yourself. One of the most important factors is by using materials of top quality, but at the best price and this saves on the cost of building materials and also reduces the house construction cost. Material selection has a direct impact on house construction costs.

Here's how much building material you'll need.

Design Cost

Give your home a very rustic feeling and cut down on construction costs. Using fly ash bricks instead of red or other bricks will cut down the cost. The versatile design style works in just about any interior, from the bathroom to the living room.

In recent years we are more drawn to classic and contemporary homes and wooden finishing on walls and flooring is one great alternative and also a very cost-effective way of making the home look beautiful.

A professional designer or an architect will optimize the building design which will save you on overall house construction costs.

Labor Cost

House construction cost also depends on the labor contractor's rate in Bangalore which varies from Rs 230 to Rs 280/ sq. ft. This is the average construction cost per square foot area in Bangalore. The house construction cost also depends on the location, which includes brickwork, concrete work, etc.

Building Contractor rates in Bangalore vary from Rs 1499 to Rs 1719/sq. ft. which includes plumbing work, electrical work, flooring work, etc. Also, before opting for a team or a contractor it is recommended to analyze whether they will be able to meet your requirements.

Also, avoid using aesthetically pleasing concealed wiring which will increase labor costs.

At least 15% of your total house construction costs must be kept aside for clerical works such as sanctioning the plan and meeting the BWSSB and KEP charges.

Optimizing the amount of money spent on these details can help you make sure you don’t overshoot your target house construction cost per square foot. 

House Construction Cost Optimization Tips

Keep the Design Simple

Less is more your home is your personal space be it the design of the house or the kind of furniture that should be intimate and personal to you. Keep the design close to your personal preference.

Pre-plan and know exactly how you want to set up your home space according to your taste and style. Here are some Interior design ideas for small homes

Don't Make Changes Mid-way

If you decide to change the blueprint for the project once the construction has started, it could cost you a bit.

You cannot certainly be an expert when it comes to the construction of a house, but you can paint the walls and work on polishing the window frames and doors to cut down on house construction costs. Remember to keep the design simple, and don’t go all out.

Try out Prefabrication

To reduce the house construction cost, use modern technology. Use prefabricated parts for the construction of your home. It not only reduces the house construction cost but also reduces the time needed for construction.

Color & Putty

If you want to cut the cost then go for lime-based color. Put the color twice to make the walls look brighter. Don’t use putty. Putty is used when you need a smooth wall or the wall is very rough.

Here are some low-cost options to liven up your home

Average Construction Costs per square feet in Bangalore

The most important thing you need to remember is that house construction costs are primarily calculated per square foot. The current per square feet construction costs in Bangalore may vary from Rs 1465/sq. ft. to 2060/sq. ft. including GST.

The usual specifications at a cost of Rs 1465 per square foot are

  1. The foundation will be 4 inches thick.
  2. Cement ACC/ Birla of 53 grade
  3. Plaster of 12mm thickness with 1:4 mortar
  4. Underground sump-4000 liters
  5. Bathroom accessories include washbasin, shower, etc.

Get in touch with the right team to build your dream project. The best team will not only bring your imagination to life but also lower your construction costs. Meeting Experts and sharing your needs, requirements, and payment process will save you a lot of time and energy. Making the house construction process reliable, simple, and transparent is what you should look for in a team.

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