Slideshow: The Real Cost of Home Improvement

By Ben Steverman - 2012-11-26T19:03:24Z

Photograph Courtesy houzz.com

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Custom-Built Home

Average cost: $576,460

While the most popular region of the U.S. for custom-built homes is the South, they're most expensive in the western U.S., at $760,300. The cheapest region is the Midwest at $551,200.

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