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The Right Place for a Tight Space Pt. 2

In our previous post, we looked at the first 5 questions to ask yourself while reviewing plans for a new construction development. In this segment, we will analyze the final 5 questions to make the most of your project. Tankless water heaters: This might seem like an expensive option, but since tight spaces often mean [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|redT Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Right Place for a Tight Space Pt. 2

The Right Place for a Tight Space

In today’s real estate environment, floorplans have become tighter and tighter as developers must increase the density of developments to offset rising land and construction costs. As units get smaller, design considerations become increasingly important. Hopefully, your architect is giving the thought and care these floorplans require, but the reality is that salability is never [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|redT Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Right Place for a Tight Space

Finding Land: Where on Earth Do You Start?

Part I:  Acquisitions – the pitfalls With so much at risk in a development project, experience is paramount.  While searching for the right property, stumbling into the wrong deal could prove disastrous. Here are a few pitfalls to avoid when shopping for a development property: Comps – Depending on the type of development in speculation, [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|redT Blog Posts|Comments Off on Finding Land: Where on Earth Do You Start?

New Construction Sales Strategies

There has been a noticeable trend in the market whereby larger, premium units at higher price points (those above $550k) are purchased by more discriminating buyers. This makes choices regarding layout, finishes, options, etc. especially important for the higher price points. Equally important is recognition that buyers of higher priced units are also less willing [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|redT Blog Posts|Comments Off on New Construction Sales Strategies

Hard Chats on Hard Hats

  Regular tours throughout all phases of construction are an important and common aspect of selling new construction homes. While it is exciting for the buyer to see their new home as it progresses, these tours can pose a certain threat to the developer, builder, and sales team if the proper safety precautions are not [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|redT Blog Posts|Comments Off on Hard Chats on Hard Hats

The Importance of the Right Lender

A good lender is an important partner when buying a home, but even more so with new construction. The construction process can be long and tedious so having a knowledgeable lender is key. With interest rates constantly changing, the most complicated aspect to navigate is when to lock your loan. New construction timelines change on [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|redT Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Importance of the Right Lender

Partywalls vs. HOAs for Townhome Projects

Savvy developers understand the ongoing liability involved through the statue of repose following construction completion. Many things impact a developer’s risk during this period: the right choice in General Contractor, right choice of professionals, subcontractors, etc. These items are all somewhat straightforward and their impact easily understood. Another important consideration that Developers sometimes overlook is [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|redT Blog Posts|Comments Off on Partywalls vs. HOAs for Townhome Projects

The Benefits of Buyer Updates

Buyer Updates are a unique tool that can be employed to allow home buyers to stay up to date with the construction progress of their unit. Due to the fact that building timelines span the course of several months, it is important that every party involved is aware of the progress made in order [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|redT Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Benefits of Buyer Updates

Life Cycle of the Built Environment

At redT Homes, we are experts in the full life cycle of the Built Environment. Please see the image below that recaps the process on our recent listing, 19th Row II.

By | December 16th, 2016|redT Blog Posts|Comments Off on Life Cycle of the Built Environment

Frequent Development Mistakes Volume 2

Welcome to Volume 2 of our Frequent Development Mistakes series. We introduced this series in a previous post, which you can find by clicking here. Successful real estate development depends on two very different management approaches. As the owner of a firm, the primary concern must always be managing the big picture of your company’s [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|redT Blog Posts|Comments Off on Frequent Development Mistakes Volume 2