Profeco, how much does the material cost to build your house?

Ricardo Sheffield Padilla, head of Profeco, during the conference offered every morning by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, made an invitation to families who receive remittances from abroad to consult the information of the Who’s Who program in the Prices of Materials for Construction, so that they can make their resources more efficient.

The head of the attorney general’s office commented that this season is when families throughout Mexico receive more resources (remittances). In the same way, he suggested that they use those resources for what is really intended, whether it is to build, remodel or expand a home.

Check the price of the materials. Photo: Reforma

He also considered it important that people look at the prices of the basic construction package, this to avoid abuses by distributors. The objective of the Who is Who in the Prices of Construction Materials program is for consumers to make the best decision when buying in support of their family finances.

Those interested in consulting this information can do so on the official page of Profeco, there are data such as the price of products to build 50 square meters.

According to the product catalog and national average of prices and by regions, of materials and supplies such as cement, lime, rebar, partition, wire rod, windows, doors, washbasin, WC, cable, plumbing, etc., a basic package for 50 m2 costs on average a little more than $ 79,000 pesos, although there may be some variations with different areas of the country, even due to the transfer of products.


In the Gulf (Veracruz and Tabasco) the average price of housing construction with this measure is $ 96,356.74; in the Northwest (Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, Sinaloa and Nayarit) it is $ 91,130.40; and in the Northeast (Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosí) $ 88,416.40.

In the Center (Querétaro, Hidalgo, Tlaxcala, Puebla, Morelos, State of Mexico and Mexico City) $ 86,645.17; in the Southeast (Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo); $ 83,829.85; North (Chihuahua and Durango) of $ 74,553.38; South (Guerrero, Oaxaca and Chiapas) $ 80,329.45; and the West (Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Guanajuato, Michoacán and Colima) $ 70,741.08.

Finally, he called on families to take care of and use the money to improve or build their home since it is finally his family’s heritage.

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