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#42509 - 09/22/04 08:02 AM new house prices  
tomselectrc  Offline
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Just found out some new house prices here in michigan!So i thought i see wnat everybody thought? they were geting 1.49 a sq foot!!!!!I thought that was a bit low. price incudes just basic wiring . extra are a/c,range,dryer,can lighting,and so on....... like to hear your thoughts


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#42510 - 09/22/04 08:47 AM Re: new house prices  
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hi,

a buck 49 anywhere is the USA is below the market

two bucks is close to the bottom.
three is the high end for minimum install, no light fixtures.

i thought you yanks always got the big bucks..being up north and all..

lectrician



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#42511 - 09/22/04 09:15 AM Re: new house prices  
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I thought that was low!!!I bid at 2.25 for the basic install,i thought i was average?


#42512 - 09/22/04 10:09 AM Re: new house prices  
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Is this rate you guys telling includes material and finish. Also what about installing fixtures.


#42513 - 09/22/04 02:17 PM Re: new house prices  
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Tom,
I'm also in the Detroit area. I usally bid 2.00 per sq ft and that is for basic wiring. I don't include the service, recessed cans, ceiling fans, garage, fixtures, etc. I don't do that many new homes in the area.

Blessings
Mark


#42514 - 09/22/04 06:17 PM Re: new house prices  
velect  Offline
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We are in Southwest Michigan. I get $5.00 a square foot. That includes service, bath fans, recessed cans, phone and cable.
Does not include cans trims, decorative fixtures, dimmers or any landscape or outdoor lighting


#42515 - 09/23/04 11:20 AM Re: new house prices  
tomselectrc  Offline
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warren mi us
thank's for the feedback guys,My bid did include the sevice and production fixture ,no cans. I can't beleive some people low ball that much out there!hope you guy's are busy again thanks for the feedback


#42516 - 09/23/04 06:23 PM Re: new house prices  
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Do you guys and gals include smokes in your bidding?

Blessings Mark


#42517 - 09/23/04 10:06 PM Re: new house prices  
Dave55  Offline
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This is very interesting. I've never bid at a square foot price, but then new construction for builders isn't my niche.

Are these prices for EMT or something else???

Dave


#42518 - 09/24/04 11:57 AM Re: new house prices  
tomselectrc  Offline
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warren mi us
My bid includes smokes,and all my wireing is romex


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