5 Marla House Construction in Pakistan 2022

The current rate per brick is 12 Rupees however you require around 53,000 bricks for the construction of 5 Marla houses. According to this rate and quantity, the total cost of bricks is 636,000 PKR. Remember this is only an estimated cost and the rates can vary according to the area. Having and possessing one’s home is the dream of everyone as it provides the presentiment of safety and comfort. People who want to construct their own house often face many difficulties and many questions arise in planning how much to save up to build the house, what will be the construction cost, how should they build their house, should they involve any builder, where they can get less costly raw materials etc. Construction of houses need smart and quick on the uptake decisions to make it more cost-effective.

5 Marla House Construction in Pakistan 2022

As the people cannot afford the bigger houses, then 5 Marla houses are easily affordable by the people and investors. If you are also planning to build a 5 Marla house with no prior experience then this blog will be your leading light.

5 Marla House construction cost:

This blog will be your guide to construct a 5 Marla House and what will be the 5 Marla House construction cost and will answer all your questions about the 5 Marla House construction cost.

Covered Area:

The construction is done on the covered area on the plot. Generally and most commonly the covered area for a double-story 5 Marla house is 1,975 sq. ft. The ground floor usually has a covered area of 910 sq. ft. while the first floor has a covered area of 890 sq. ft. The second floor has a covered area of 175 sq. ft. The house has two kitchens one on each floor, three bedrooms with attached bathrooms, TV Lounge and Drawing room on ground floor, and a mumty.

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There are two options while constructing 5 Marla house. 5 Marla house can be constructed from scratch or the grey structure for the 5 Marla house can be bought too.

Starting From the Base:

Bricks, Cement, Kassu, sand, bajri, safety grills, rebar, wood, aluminum, etc. are used for an average 5 Marla House construction. Electrical wiring, plumbing and the installation of the main gate and doors are the part of grey structure of the house. Investors or residents are liable to pay these costs in both cases, either in grey structure or house construction form the start. The quantity of the materials for the 5 Marla House construction is as given below.

Grey Structure cost- 5 Marla
Items Quantity Rate per unit (PKR) Cost (PKR)
Bricks, sand, Crush, Rori 899,050
Bricks 50,000 12.5 625,000
Sand Ravi 3150 27 c. ft. 85,050
Sand Chenab 700 40 c. ft. 28,000
Crush Margalla 900 92 c. ft. 82,800
Crush Sargodha 600 72 c. ft. 43,200
Rori 35,000
Cement, Kassu, Rehbar 1,309,125
Cement 525 bags 725 391,125
Rehbar (Sarya) 3 Ton 196 588,000
Kassu 60,000
Labor 810,000
Plumbing and Wiring 225,000
Plumbing 150,000
Electrical Wiring 75,000
Grills, Main Gate & Chougat 235,200
Chougat 72,000
Grill 220 sq. ft. 79,200
Main Gate 900 sq. ft. 84,000
Miscellaneous Cost 123,000
Water Tank 16,000
Termite control 25,000
Water Proofing Roofs 82,000
Total cost of Grey Structure PKR 3,331,375

Grey Structure 5 Marla House Construction:

5 Marla House can be bought in the form of grey structure. This option is suitable for the people who do not want to start the construction process from the start. The structure of the house is completed till the cementing of the house. All the work after done is needed to be done. Investing in grey structure saves a lot of time. The cost of buying grey structure 5 Marla house will be greater than building your own as the grey structure contains builder’s cost.

Labor Cost:

The laborers work with the builders for the complete project. Investors or future house owners will not have to worry about the sudden labor shortage. Laborers usually make contracts with the contractor and the contractor direct deals with them till the end of the construction of the house.

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Labor cost is directly linked with the time duration of the construction process. The more time is utilized, more labor cost has to be bored by the builder. So, builders try their best to shorten the construction time period to be cost effective and try to deliver according to the promised standard of the house.

As labor is a variable cost which is heavily dependent on the time, the labor cost also tend to differ in different locations. Due to this the construction cost tends to different in different cities.

PKR 810,000 is the general labour cost and does not include the cost of labour for tiles installation, woodwork and plumbing etc.

Interior of the house:

After investing in grey structure, it has to be made livable. The interior of the house also has costs to make the living comfortable.

Floors finishing:

For the Interior of the house, tiles are preferred on the floors as well as in bathrooms. Mable is used for stairs and kitchen counters top.


In electrical, lights, bulbs, fans, switch boards, power plugs, exhaust fans, breakers, electrical wire, and labor to install all these equipment.

Kitchen and Bathroom:

The kitchen and bathroom accessories includes knobs, taps, sink, vanity set, commodes, bath set, bath hangings. Sewerage covers, and labor to install all these equipment.


Woodworks include doors, wardrobes, kitchen, Door Handles, and other interior designs.


Windows cost include actual windows cost, glass, cost installation cost.

Paint & Ceiling:

These cost includes exterior of the house, ceiling, paint coats etc.

All these costs can add up to approximately PKR 2,700,000.

If we add the costs of both grey structure and finishing of the 5 Marla House construction cost in 2022, it totals up to PKR 6,031,375. You will need at least PKR 6,031,375 for construction of an A-category house which accommodates all the necessary facilities and amenities.

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The rates mentioned above are applicable if and if only someone decides to build a house on their own. If a contractor’s services are taken to build your house with a labor-plus-material contract, then a higher estimate will be estimated as you’ll have to pay them to procure all the building material, carry out the construction of the unit, and oversee the entire project on their own. Therefore, the 5 Marla house construction cost of building through a contractor will vary, as per the agreement between the contractor and the owner.

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We can see that the Pakistan Real Estate Forecast 2021 suggests investing more in this market as it promises a huge profit in the coming future. The investors should purchase the properties at a low rate so that they can earn more by selling it once the rates are good enough.

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