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Can you help me calculate what the best price I can hope for

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Can you help me calculate what the best price I can hope for on a poured concrete foundation.
I want to keep it simple, with as few windows as possible and no exterior egress.
The house is in Nantucket and prices can vary to extremes.
This will be a second home for my daughter on a 1+ acre site.
I want to avoid the thicker walls to keep cost down.
I don't want to use it as a future apartment or dwelling.
So I thing I want 7' walls , 8 inches thick with a few windows. You tell me what I want please.
My primary house will have the 9' walls.
No doors or bilco in new cottage.
So, estimate number hours to excavate and best price I can hope for.
Cost of materials (concrete/ gavel, rebar and windows.
Please share any thoughts and cost saving I can present to the contractor .
One goal is to be able to know what the right cost is,so I can say to contractor "OK"
Sometimes contractors give very high estimate when busy, and I can wait until things cool down.
Also would a 4" crawl space (not a first choice) cost about?
************** deliveries and sells the concrete mix. concrete company
and major excavation company on Island.
Soil is sandy, and it is my understanding an over clearing is needed.
Please invoice estimate
and make phone calls if needed
Submitted: 24 days ago.
Category: Engineering
Customer: replied 24 days ago.
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Expert:  walkereng replied 24 days ago.

I can help

Expert:  walkereng replied 24 days ago.

Can I get back with you a little later today?

Expert:  walkereng replied 24 days ago.

Can I get back with you a little later today?

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