Two things can happen when you start house hunting: either you close on a property or find the perfect lot to build your dream house from scratch.
If you take the second route, be prepared for a relatively lengthy process.
According to a 2018 Survey of Construction by the Census Bureau, the average completion time for a single-family home is a little over six months. But this can reach 8 months or more depending on how custom it is and who is making the building decisions.
If you can’t find a home for sale in Winter Haven FL that you like, and choose to build your dream home from scratch, here are some things that you will have to deal with throughout the whole process.