Old Question, Still a fresh topic, so I'm going to chime in.
We don't know the plans or size of the house, or anything about this project, so it is difficult to give a straight yes or no.
You negotiate with your builder what you can both agree upon.
For a high cost property with lots of site work, high cost add-ons and materials, this would not be out of line. The builder will be tying up alot of their resources between draw phases, and they are entitled to asking a buyer to put some 'skin in the game'.
If you don't feel comfortable with that much, then don't do the deal.... more
Real Estate Agents cannot and won't answer such a subjective question. We don't keep statistics on these things, we cannot offer opinion on these things. The home buyer must research their own information from public record data sources, local police precincts, library, etc.
There are many ethics and integrity issues with answering such questions, which makes any conversation in this manner unwise to have. Sorry, you won't find that a topic responded to.... more
The question is subjective, and climate is really is a matter of personal preferences/tolerances; therefore consider visiting areas of interest more than once, then determine where your comfort level can best be reached....... more
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This house is in nice condition.But the listing is to high.There asking 454.A house on the same block sold last year for 455 was a 4 bedroom 2.5 bath.Just around the block 4 bedroom 2.5 bath house sold for 425 couple of mounths ago.I think this house will sell for 400-420 what do you think... more
You can try to see what other similar homes have sold for nearby if you go on the mlsli website. Click on the sold properties tab on the left hand side, and put in the address. The map will populate with all the nearby homes that have sold in the past 6 months. You can look at the description of the house to see what sounds like a similar home. If you are working with a local realtor, they should have knowledge of the condition of those homes.... more