Tag Archives: base model price

Why Does The Same Home Cost More In Another Community?

When Builders and Developers determine the price for new construction homes, it usually starts with the land. Have you ever wondered why the exact same home in one community costs more in another community? Broker/Owner Kathy Sperl-Bell explains the factors that affect home prices and the reasons they can vary between communities. Why does the […]


New Home Pricing – Starting from $250,000

Several years ago, I wrote an article entitled Understanding Base Model Pricing. This morning I referred to it once again in a meeting with a new Buyer Client. The questions about new home pricing always comes up when talking about new construction and this article was my attempt to explain how new home pricing works. […]


What’s selling at Bay Crossing in Lewes, DE?

Everyone wants to know. As a REALTOR, when I go to a party or the grocery store or a local Happy Hour, everyone wants to know – How’s the real estate market? “Great”, I tell them, and then I explain further “remember, all real estate is local, and in Lewes the real estate market is […]


Understanding Base Model Pricing

Wow, look at that model with the gourmet kitchen, the hardwood floors, the luxury owner’s bath and that outdoor kitchen! That’s the house I want … but that costs what? Why do builders put so many options and upgrades into their model homes? If they built a base model home and just let it speak […]