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What is considered reasonable per-square foot cost for a brand new house in Windemere?

Asked by Jc, 94582 Mon Apr 28, 2008

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Dear Jc,

Hope you're doing well. It has been my recent experience with representing clients at Windemere communities that list price (with incentives, perks, deep insight etc.) show a range of prices from $250/sq ft - $289/sq ft.

If you're looking at a particular New Home Community in Windemere, please give me a call at (925) 984-7671 for more information.

Thank you.

Warm Regards,
Zia
1 vote Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 28, 2008
Darrell, The march Dataquick report on 94582 is $325/sf. That is much lower than your list. May I know where this list coming from? Based on existing house sales or projections?
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu May 1, 2008
Your price should be lower than this table (subtract additional 1% each month after April till December):

Windermere, San Ramon, CA

Living Area (ft2) Offer Price (k) Price/sqft
1800 $586.1 $326
1850 $597.5 $323
1900 $608.6 $320
1950 $619.4 $318
2000 $630.0 $315
2050 $640.3 $312
2100 $650.3 $310
2150 $660.1 $307
2200 $669.6 $304
2250 $678.8 $302
2300 $687.8 $299
2350 $696.5 $296
2400 $705.0 $294
2450 $713.1 $291
2500 $721.0 $288
2550 $728.7 $286
2600 $736.0 $283
2650 $743.2 $280
2700 $750.0 $278
2750 $756.6 $275
2800 $762.9 $272
2850 $768.9 $270
2900 $774.7 $267
2950 $780.2 $264
3000 $785.5 $262
3050 $790.5 $259
3100 $795.2 $257
3150 $799.6 $254
3200 $803.8 $251
3250 $807.7 $249
3300 $811.4 $246

Good luck.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Apr 30, 2008
We have a very exciting property in Windermere coming on the market this week. It will be up on our site in a couple of days. The square foot price on this home will be a very good deal. This home is better than new.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Apr 29, 2008
Hello JC,

Windemere per square foot prices are driven by location (neighborhood), builder, and standard amenities. Builders tend to "test the waters" with build-to-order product. If, however, construction is nearing completion, or a contract fell out (from a formerly committed buyer) you will begin to see generous incentives.

My advice would be to work with a realtor, so that you have someone representing YOU, not the builder in the negotiation. Most builders require that the agent accompany you on the first visit, or they consider you "their" client and will not allow representation. Some go so far as to say that if you registered on their website for additional information that they are procuring cause and refuse to allow an agency relationship.

Of couse, I'd like to be your agent. So would a few thousand other people. Please visit my websites at http://www.BestTriValleyHomes.com and http://www.VickieSellsHomes.com to review the multitude of blogs I have done on San Ramon median home values, Windemere market snapshots, etc. If you like what you see, please contact me.

Kindest Regards,
Vickie Nagy
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 28, 2008
Hi Jc,
it really decides on the size of the home. The price per sq ft varies widely dependant upon how large the home is. Are you looking for a smaller Capton or Saville home or are we talking Paloma or La Sera or Oliveta for example or are you jumping up to Hawthorne or Santorini to name a few. Each community has different needs at different times and some are more or less flexible depending on their inventory and locations and even orientation of homes. I know the builder communities and agent reps well so if you would like to discuss further please contact me at ajcohen@apr.com
Have a good evening,
AJ Cohen
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 28, 2008
I'm referring to Windemere in San Ramon, California. It seems that prices are all over the map.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 28, 2008
If you are referring to Windermere in Seattle, WA that would depend on the home you are looking at, what part of Windermere, does it have water access etc. This is considered the high rent district of Seattle. I suspect you already know this if you are asking questions about this area.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 28, 2008
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