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Posted on June 8, 2020

How Much Does it Cost to Build a New Home in Central Pennsylvania

Categories: Building a Home

For over 40 years, Berks Homes has been building quality new homes in Central Pennsylvania, and we want to build your next home. In Eastern PA, State College PA, and Central PA, Berks Homes has you covered. According to Home Advisor, building a new home in Pennsylvania can cost up to $450,000. Our homes can start as low as the mid $200s. We pride ourselves in building high-quality homes that don’t break the bank for our customers. 

What buying a home in Pennsylvania looks like: Investment
It costs money to build a house. We have worked hard to streamline the process as much as possible and decrease the number of payments you have to make. You’ll pay for all your deposits separately: initial agreement of sale, floorplan options, and your Selection Gallery choices. 
  • Pre-approval — your account needs to reflect to the bank that you have the financial potential to purchase a home.
  • Deposit — anywhere from $2,000-$5,000.
  • Mortgage application
  • Deposit for upgrades — you’ll need 50% of whatever you choose. This can be anywhere from $5,000 - $100,000 (we promise the morning room is worth it!).
  • Mortgage commitment
  • Appraisal
  • Closing — the last check! You’ll need a certified check for any funds owed.

You can buy a new home in Lancaster County Pennsylvania starting from the low $200s! Our Heatherwoods Community is located in the antique capital of the USA. Besides the great shopping, it’s the perfect location for commuters with easy access to Route 222 and the PA Turnpike. Another great thing about Lancaster County is the scenery is just gorgeous. The rolling hills and open plains surrounding your new home will literally make you feel like you live in the movies. Lancaster County is home to Amish Country, the Railroad Museum, and a ton of historical towns. Come check us out.

If you are looking to buy a home in south-central PA, we recommend York County! Our BridgeView Community in Stewartstown is perfect if you need to commute to Maryland. It sits just north of the Maryland border in Pennsylvania and they only cost in the high $100s! These single-family homes remain charming and beautiful, conveniently located, and home to our Bridgeview community. This community is full of single-family homes, with options to customize and make it your own. Come to Bridgeview today and see if your story starts here.

If you need to move now, we have the perfect quick move-in homes for you. Check out our quick move-in homes in Central, Eastern, and State College PA. 

Berks also offers a build on your lot option so you can still live wherever you choose, but also have the high-quality Berks Home of your dreams. Choose one of our floor plans as is, customize it, or bring your own plan. We work with trades and vendors every day so we've got the relationships necessary to efficiently build your home, your way. 

Berks Homes is committed to providing our community with homes that support each of your stories. We don’t make cookie-cutter homes like our competitors. Berks builds homes with your lifestyle in mind. You are unique, so your home should be at a low price.