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What’s URITATE JYUTAKU, TATEURI JYUTAKU and CHUMON JYUTAKU?

What is the difference between 売建住宅 [URITATE JYUTAKU], 建売住宅[TATEURI JYUTAKU] and 注文住宅 [CHUMON JYUTAKU] ?

売建住宅 [URITATE JYUTAKU] (うりたてじゅうたく)

A single-house built as a subdivision housing by a developer. When subdividing a developed lot, the purchaser of the lot simultaneously orders the sub divider (developer) to build a house on the lot.
It is the same meaning as 建築条件付きの土地 [KENCHIKU JOKEN TSUKI NO TOCHI]: Developed subdivisions with a requirement to build on the land

売建住宅 [URITATE JYUTAKU] (うりたてじゅうたく)

A single-house built on a subdivision housing and sold together with the site. A purchaser buys a house with the site. A purchaser buys a house with the site. If houses of the same size and layout are built side by side, those of houses are 建売住宅 [TATEURI JYUTAKU] (たてうりじゅうたく).

注文住宅 [CHUMON JYUTAKU] (ちゅうもんじゅうたく)

A house that is built by ordering construction work. It is generally a detached house.
You can decide on the design and layout of the house, and can change the design during construction. Unlike 建売住宅 [TATEURI JYUTAKU] (たてうりじゅうたく) or 売建住宅 [URITATE JYUTAKU] (うりたてじゅうたく), you have to find the land yourself. The most flexible way to build a house is with a 注文住宅 [CHUMON JYUTAKU] (ちゅうもんじゅうたく), but the most expensive to build.

注文住宅 [CHUMON JYUTAKU]: Custom-Built House
Good point(s)
  • You can design your own preferred layout in consultation with an architect.
  • You can specify your preferred architect.
Bad point(s)
  • Much expensive than TATEURI or URITATE
  • It takes a longer period for construction compared with TATEURI JYUTAKU.
建売住宅[TATEURI JYUTAKU]
Good point(s)
  • Cheaper than Custom-Built House
  • In case some amount of houses built in many subdivisions, families of the same generation can start living at the same time and make friends easily.
Bad point(s)
  • Homes built in the same subdivision have similar shapes and specifications, so they can’t be unique.
  • You can’t see how a house can be built.
売建住宅 [URITATE JYUTAKU]
Good point(s)
  • Restricted to the developer who sold the land, but you can design your preferred layout from the start. (But an architect is someone who works for the developer.)
  • In case some amount of houses built in many subdivisions, families of the same generation can start living at the same time and make friends easily.
Bad point(s)
  • It would cost more than Tateuri Jyutaku.
  • You can’t specify a house builder.

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