Thursday, July 12, 2018

How long does it take to build a single-family home?

Buyers who want to build a new single-family home need to be patient. On average, the expected wait time until their new house is move-in ready is about 7.5 months, according to Census Bureau data. This includes waiting for almost a month for the permit process to start and then 6.5 months to finish construction.
However, build times vary, particularly if the home is built for sale or is custom-built. Houses for sale tended to take the shortest amount of time, averaging 6.9 months in 2017 from permit to completion. Custom-built homes required the longest time, averaging 12.3 months.
Of the single-family homes built in 2017, about 32 percent were sold before construction started; 29 percent were sold while under construction; 11 percent were sold during the month of completion; and 17 percent were sold after completion, according to a National Association of Home Builders' analysis of the Census data.
Build times can also vary regionally. The New England region tends to have the longest build times at 10.4 months, followed by the Middle Atlantic region at 10.3 months, East South Central at 9.4 months, East North Central at 8.2 months, and the Pacific region at 8.5 months.
The shortest build times tend to be in the South Atlantic division that includes Florida, where build time averages 6.4 months.
New Home buyers having their home custom built will need to have a back up plan if they are in a lease or selling their home.
If you need more information on New construction homes in our area, please give us a call

Dee Sufnar
Platinum Lifestyle Professionals of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
“We don’t just sell Real Estate…we sell a Lifestyle!”

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Did you know they don't make any more????

Did you know they don't make any more????.... Land that is. 

Are you looking for land to purchase?  Not finding what you want or don't know where to look?

Well Give us a call...   We have several lots, acreages available....

Dee Sufnar
Realtor® Military Specialist
850-543-7029 Cell

Platinum Lifestyle Professionals of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
“we don’t just sell real Estate…we sell a Lifestyle!”

187 SE Brooks Street SE Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Property Site:
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Square feet: 1,740
Price: $399,900

For more information about this property, please contact Kenneth Wright at 850-582-6442 or You can also text 5132291 to 67299 (Message and Data Rates May Apply, see terms and privacy policy).

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MLS ID: 802549