Hillsborough County New Construction

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Start your online search here for all new construction homes and condos in the Hillsborough County area of Southwest Florida. For expert real estate care building or buying a new construction home contact John Kinnunen today. With decades of Florida real estate experience, John can help guide you through the new construction process and help you make an informed decision on all the nuances of a new construction property. 

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Buying New Construction in Hillsborough County Florida

Considering a new construction home in Hillsborough County Florida? There are hundreds of opportunities for new construction throughout the community. Hillsborough County covers all of Tampa, Brandon, Ruskin, Sun City, Bloomingdale, Town 'N' Country, and outlying cities such as Lutz and Plant City. The Tampa Bay area and downtown Tampa are probably the densest compilation of new construction homes in the area. From gated communities to developed subdivisions and custom homes, whether you're looking for land, a lot, piecing together your own custom home or starting from scratch, there are a variety of new construction homes and new construction real estate in Hillsborough County. Read on to learn about the most frequently asked questions in new construction for Hillsborough County.

How close can you build to the property line in Hillsborough County?

According to Hillsborough County laws, a minimum of 20 feet between principal buildings, rear yards of zoning lot boundaries of 15 feet unless a greater setback is otherwise required and side yards at district boundaries of 10 feet shall be provided. Have more questions on zoning laws and property lines? Contact me below.

What are some new subdivisions and developments in Hillsborough County?

There are dozens of new communities throughout Hillsborough County, some of the most popular being Spencer Creek with two-story new homes by Lennar, single-family homes at Medley at South Shore Bay by Lennar, Shell Cove in Ruskin featuring dozens of new two-story homes built by Starlight Homes and Creek Preserve also built by Lennar in Wimauma. These are just a small sampling of some of the newer communities currently being built out.

Of course, these communities are built out and put up for resale so what is listed here may not actually be what is currently available. The best way to determine new construction homes in Hillsborough County is to view all of the available listings above. You can search new construction by price range or contact me in the form below if you're looking for a specific builder, community, or a style of home.

How much are new construction homes in Hillsborough County?

New construction homes can start at around $250,000 and go up to $800,000 on average. There are custom homes of over $1 million and a few villas and carriage homes that are around $350,000. The average price for new construction home in Hillsborough County is about $440,000. There are currently, as of the publishing of this post, about 1200 floor plans available, 130 quick move-in homes, and starting prices of around $70,000 for duplexes and attached villas.

How much does it cost to build a house in Hillsborough County?

According to 2020 Home advisor.com, the average cost to build a house is between $280,000 and $420,000. This may or may not include the land or parcel depending on the subdivision.

What are the additional costs of new construction?

There are more costs involved in new construction properties than simply the cost of the home and the land. Occasionally properties will need soil and contour testing, site preparation costs, land registration, landscaping, easements and driveways, road closure fees, temporary site requirements and utilities. All of these need to be considered when buying a new construction home. Depending on the property and its current feasibility, you may or may not have any of these hidden costs above. Jumping in a new construction home at the tail end of construction means you won't have to worry about a lot of these hidden fees, however, they will be built into the price of the home.

How long does it take to build a new construction home?

The average amount of time to build a new construction home is about 7 to 8 months. This includes one month for building authorization and permits followed by about 6 to 7 months of actual construction. If you're planning on building a home or buying new construction in Hillsborough County, plan on at least 6 to 9 months before you actually move in.

Of course, every single home, property, land and development is going to be different. While it can get overwhelming the choices available, the best way is to have a new construction Realtor® guiding you through the entire process, giving you updates and educating you on the process. Contact my office below for more information or simply browse all of the new construction properties above. You'll find homes and lots in various stages of construction that may fit your search criteria and price.

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