Building a home allows you to design it according to your taste. From the floor plans to the painting, it really is an opportunity to build the home of your dreams.

But building a home can cost a fortune if you don’t identify the right location, separate your wants from your needs, and budget properly. If you intend to build a new home, you should first ask yourself how much your max budget is and what items are non-negotiable. $250,000 is more than enough to build a new house; however, it is very easy to get swept up in the excitement of home building and spend more than anticipated. Our #1 piece of advice is to check in with your costs regularly and make sure things are still on track to stay under budget.

If you’re looking to build your dream home under $250,000, Steiner Homes LTD will provide you the best possible way to do that. And the best part of building under $250,000 is that you’ll have plenty of savings left to enjoy your new community and all of the activities it brings! 

Home Size and Plumbing

To keep the cost at or under $250,000, you’re looking at about 2,000 square feet. For the installation of pipelines around your new house, you can expect to pay $12,000 or more.


For hardwood, you should expect to pay $10-12 dollars per square foot, depending on the brand and type you select. You can also choose to go for wall-to-wall carpeting, which costs an average of $3-5 dollars per square foot. According to the NAHB data, a realistic total cost for flooring is around $13,000.

Doors And Windows

Doors and windows can be quite costly. While the overall cost depends on the amount and quality of the doors and windows, the National Association of Home Builders estimates that it costs around $12,000 for windows and doors in a new home. 


A very important aspect of your new home construction is the roof. For about $10,000, you should be able to install a solid roof on your newly built home that will last well over a decade. 


Exterior details like the driveway, landscaping, deck, or patio – depending on the features that you want – can cost anywhere from $8,000-$10,000. 

Contact Steiner Homes Today!

We hope that these details will give you a better idea of how you can build a new home for $250,000. When you’re ready to get started in the building process, give Steiner Homes a call. Our professional and skilled team can offer services that align with your need and budget. We will work hard to ensure that your house is worth the cost of building it.

Our building services are unequaled and have been seen by many across and beyond Northwest Indiana. Give us a call today or check out some of our available homes for sale