Building a new home? Here are things to keep in mind.

Certainty in the Tulsa market is inspiring new home construction. Here are the latest trends you need to know.



This newly built Farabough Homes model features many in-demand amenities for today’s custom construction, including open shelving on either side of the gas fireplace.

Each year, thousands of Tulsans and soon-to-be Tulsans buy houses. Many are able to change their lives for the better with existing homes that perfectly fit their budgets, location needs and personal tastes.

But for many others, nothing compares to the satisfaction and thrill of being the first person to move into a newly constructed home days after workers complete the finishing touches.

The demand for new homes never truly dies off, even when the economy hits Tulsa hard. But, when the economy and consumer confidence improves, the appetite for home construction skyrockets. And 2017 was a very busy year for area home builders.

An estimated 2,829 residential building permits were issued last year, according to permit tracking service New Orders Weekly. That’s the most construction activity experienced in the metro area since the recession hit a decade ago.

Confidence restored in the market means a growing demand for new construction

Ryan Farabough, president of the Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa and president and CEO of Farabough Homes LLC, says growing numbers of local residents are feeling bold enough to take the plunge on new houses. “We got past the election, and now there’s certainty in the market,” he says. “People know what to expect. When people don’t, they tend to hold back until things become more stable.”

Farabough also says that, beyond the improving economy, Tulsa is becoming a more attractive place to live, with continued downtown development and the imminent completion of the mammoth Gathering Place project along the Arkansas River.

Ryan Farabough

Leland Chinowth, president of the Greater Tulsa Association of Realtors and a Realtor with Chinowth and Cohen, says the days of cautious lenders and restricted loans are long over. “With the market strong in Tulsa and prices going up, lenders are becoming more flexible with financing options for existing homes and new homes alike,” Chinowth says.

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Builders also have regained their confidence. Although many new homes are built at the request of a specific buyer, others are constructed speculatively in the hopes of finding a buyer later. These builds dried up almost entirely during the recession, but Farabough says there’s now plenty to choose from — though most builders find buyers in just a few months.

Most model homes tend to be built with small or medium-sized floorplans, Farabough says. As homes get bigger, the potential buying pool shrinks, and builders are more likely to wait for a specific buyer to come along before breaking ground.

As with the prices of existing homes, prices of new homes have gradually increased in recent years. This increase is likely to continue as long as the economy stays steady. But unlike the meteoric rises seen on the coasts during the housing bubble, yearly increases in local housing costs remain small and Tulsa homes represent a great value.

“I don’t think the price increases we’ve seen have been enough to scare people from the market,” Farabough says.

Though price averages for new home sales aren’t tracked, the GTAR estimates the average price of all homes sold in 2017 — which includes nearly 80 percent of all new homes sold — increased 6 percent over 2016, which is in line with other post-recession years.

Location and timing are major factors in getting your dream home

Purchasing a home, whether it’s new or existing, requires a major investment of money, time and effort. But when buying a new home, especially one that’s designed from the ground up to fit your specific tastes, plenty of additional considerations come into play.

For instance, choosing a new home will narrow down your location options in the Tulsa area. In 2017, as in other recent years, most new construction occurred in south Tulsa and the suburbs, especially Broken Arrow, Owasso, Jenks and Bixby.

Though these areas are popular with new home buyers on their own merits, builders also turn to them by necessity. “Other than a few infill teardowns, Tulsa doesn’t have a lot of extra area to keep expanding,” Farabough says.

One of the few new home communities in midtown is Barnard Terrace, located near East 17th Street and South Lewis Avenue. Eighteen lots featuring single-family, custom homes sit where Barnard Elementary School once stood.

If a buyer is set on living near the shops, restaurants and other amenities of midtown Tulsa, new homes are hard to come by, beyond teardowns and infill construction. Chinowth is seeing an increase in midtown teardowns, with luxury homes built on those lots.

New home buyers also will find their choice of location influenced by the style of each subdivision — one development area might have the perfect location, but the homes might not be the buyer’s preferred size.

Many subdivisions built in the last couple of decades did not include neighborhood amenities, which has been one of the few criticisms Chinowth has heard from buyers moving to Tulsa from out of state.

“Buyers are saying they value the ‘community feel’ neighborhoods have that offer lots of activities within their subdivision,” Chinowth says. “We’re working with developers now that are designing subdivisions that not only include pools, but also parks, kids’ play areas, fishing ponds, clubhouses and shopping options.”

Broken Arrow’s Aspen Ridge development includes amenities such as designated trails through mature trees, sitting areas, fire pits and picnic tables. A park and basketball court make for a development ripe with activity for homeowners. While it is near big-city amenities like the Warren Movie Theater, grocery stores and highway access, the community provides a quiet setting.

Another consideration is time. Chinowth says new homes typically take at least six months to build, or closer to a year for a large luxury home. That makes buying new difficult if the move was sparked by a new job or the desire to transfer to a new school district before fall.

Farabough says certain sizes and features can take even longer.

Tips for selecting the right builder

Most local builders specialize in specific size or price ranges, and many tend to have specific building styles or certain amenities they can offer. Buyers must communicate with the builder throughout the build process, especially for builds involving custom floorplans. Real estate professionals can help in this process, connecting buyers with reputable builders, construction financing and guiding through the contract process, according to Laura Grunewald, a Realtor with McGraw Realtors.

Before embarking on a build, buyers will need to undertake some of the same research they would for buying an existing home, such as looking into the prices of comparable homes in the area to ensure the builder’s asking price is fair.

Grunewald suggests checking out a potential builder with the local Home Builders Association and calling the Better Business Bureau to see if any complaints have been filed.

“Building a home is a long-term commitment you are making with the builder,” she says. “You need to choose someone you can trust with your time and money.”

Additionally, new home buyers also should schedule professional inspections after the home is finished to ensure no surprise issues crop up down the road.

One good idea is to tour a builder’s other homes to get a feel for what they’re capable of, Chinowth says.

Home trends catching on in Tulsa

Once a buyer has selected a builder, it’s time to mold the home of their dreams. Farabough says trends tend to be driven in part by what buyers see on TV shows. Right now, features like shiplap siding, barn doors and open shelves have caught on in Tulsa.

Sometimes, owners can get truly creative. “There are definitely people who want James Bond features in their homes, like rooms hidden behind bookcases,” Farabough says.

But the tiny home craze, once featured endlessly on HGTV, never truly caught on in Tulsa, Farabough says.

“Tiny homes were a flash in the pan,” he says. “It started happening, people tried to do it and it has already fizzled out.”

Chinowth says he’s starting to see more requests for multilevel homes with multiple bedrooms on the first floor, which can keep both young children and aging parents away from stairs.

Though new homes can be found in almost any size, Chinowth says he’s seeing significant amounts of construction in the $300,000-$550,000 range.

“We’re seeing a lot of baby boomers who are downsizing and millennials looking to buy their first home, so they’re converging on those sizes,” he says.

Though part of the fun is designing a new house to perfectly match the buyer, Chinowth says it’s usually a good idea to keep in mind what will help a home’s eventual resale value and be aware that not all trends are here to stay. Things like heavy wall texture and glazing that were popular in homes a decade ago now put owners looking to sell at a disadvantage.

“New construction homes are seeing cleaner lines in design, lots of windows and a reduction in formal dining rooms,” Grunewald says.

To afford a new home, balance expectations and budget in planning phase

Assuming a buyer is flexible, budgeting for construction of a new home shouldn’t involve too many negotiations, Farabough says. Often, it’s simply a matter of balancing square footage, the desired amenities and the amount buyers are willing to pay.

“If you want granite countertops, that will cost a certain amount,” he says. “If you tell us in the planning stage, we can work to make sure it comes in on that particular budget.”

Chinowth says communication is key.

“It’s always a good idea for the buyer to think of as many amenities and features as possible and put them in the contract before construction begins to make sure there’s no surprises at the end, and also not to surprise the builder with expectations he doesn’t know about,” he says.

Farabough says many larger builders have dedicated sales staff to help every step in the process.

Even so, most builders like working with real estate professionals to find buyers. “Everyone builds relationships and works with different Realtors to sell their homes,” Farabough says.

 

10 Highest Subdivision Home Starts for 2017

These communities are popular choices for new home construction.

New home starts / Subdivision

72    Highland Creek, Wagoner County

71    Yorktown I, Jenks

66    Stone Horse, Broken Arrow

66    Trails at White Hawk, Bixby

52    Cypress Creek, Tulsa

51    Sugar Hill, Coweta

43    Carrington Point, Owasso

43    Silverleaf, Broken Arrow

42    Seven Lakes I-II-IV, Bixby

42    Shadow Trails, Broken Arrow

Source: New Orders Weekly Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2017

 

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Hello, Friends!   Fall is in the air! We are excited to present the 5th Annual Hugo Pumpkin Festival, a fun-filled event featuring a variety of entertaining activities for the whole family....

Cost: $ 6 - $ 20

Where:
Endangered Ark Foundation
2657 E 2070 Rd
Hugo, OK  74743
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Sponsor: Endangered Ark Foundation
Telephone: 580-317-8470
Contact Name: Emily
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Go into the woods and experience the return of this fantastic family production with performances in both Tulsa and Broken Arrow. Tulsa Ballet's Hardesty Family Foundation Children's...

Cost: $15

Where:
Studio K (Tulsa) and Zarrow Studio (Broken Arrow(
1212 E 45th Place
Tulsa, OK  74105
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Sponsor: Tulsa Ballet
Telephone: 918-749-6006
Contact Name: Dan
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Abersons presents Pink Ribbon -- an exclusive, high-fashion fundraiser featuring a runway show by one of the world's hottest designers. Cocktails 6 p.m. | Dinner & Live Auction 7...

Cost: $1,250

Where:
Southern Hills Country Club
2636 E. 61st St.
Tulsa, OK  74136
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Sponsor: Abersons
Telephone: 918-834-7200
Contact Name: Scarlet Henley
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Nimrod Journal and Booksmart Tulsa will host Write Night 2019 at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 18th, at the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum. Write Night will feature a reception and...

Cost: $0

Where:
Tulsa Historical Society and Museum
2445 S Peoria Ave
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Nimrod Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Cassidy McCants
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Join us for Nimrod Write Night, the opening event of our Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers weekend, on Friday, October 18th, at the Tulsa Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. Write Night is...

Cost: free

Where:
Tulsa Historical Society
2445 S. Peoria Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Nimrod Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Cassidy McCants
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For the first time in 10 years, we will hear new music and get a new tour from three-time GRAMMY® Nominated, American Music Award and Dove Award winning recording artists Avalon. The group will...

Cost: $24.50-$75.00

Where:
Owasso First Assembly
9341 N. 129th E. Ave.
Owasso, OK  74055
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Sponsor: Compassion Live
Telephone: 877-234-3847
Contact Name: Carol
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Originally from West Africa, Kizomba is a partner dance that is a sexy addition to any Latin dance party. It is the fastest Latin growing dance in the U.S. Come and learn the basics plus a few more...

Cost: 109

Where:
THE DANCE PLACE
3310 WEST 42ND PLACE
TULSA, OK  74107
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Telephone: 918-813-6514
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Signature Symphony at TCC celebrates the work of the late Ernie Fields, a Tulsa icon who had a career as a bandleader and trombonist. Fields’ music developed at a time when R&B, swing,...

Cost: $36 - $58

Where:
VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education
10300 E 81st St
Tulsa, OK  74133-4513
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Sponsor: Signature Symphony at TCC
Telephone: 918-595-7768
Contact Name: Tabitha Littlefield
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Signature Symphony at TCC celebrates the work of the late Ernie Fields, a Tulsa icon who had a career as a bandleader and trombonist. Fields’ music developed at a time when R&B, swing,...

Cost: $36 - $58

Where:
VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education
10300 E 81st St
Tulsa, OK  74133-4513
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Sponsor: Signature Symphony at TCC
Telephone: 918-595-7768
Contact Name: Tabitha Littlefield
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The annual US National Arabian & Half Arabian Horse Show returns to Tulsa. You will be able to see over 1700 Arabian and Half Arabian horses competing in many divisions, including Breeding/In Hand...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Tulsa State Fairgrounds
4145 E 21st St,
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Arabian Horse Association
Telephone: 303-6964500
Contact Name: Kelsey Berglund
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Nimrod Journal will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers on Saturday, October 19th, at The University of Tulsa. The conference will feature workshops on fiction, poetry,...

Cost: $10-70

Where:
Allen Chapman Student Union
440 S Gary Ave
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Nimrod
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Cassidy McCants
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Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers at The University of Tulsa on October 19th, 2019.   The Conference offers the...

Cost: $10-$70

Where:
TU's Allen Chapman Student Union
440 S. Gary Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Nimrod Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Cassidy McCants
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Willkommen to four days of Oompah (or Bavaria or Oktoberfest) in Oklahoma  with nationally known German bands, authentic European foods, arts and  crafters MarktHaus, full carnival, and fun...

Cost: $10 at the gate or $7 in advance for adults. Children 12 and under are FREE.

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S. Jackson Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Resolute PR
Telephone: 903-292-7885
Contact Name: Zachary Johnston
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Hello, Friends!   Fall is in the air! We are excited to present the 5th Annual Hugo Pumpkin Festival, a fun-filled event featuring a variety of entertaining activities for the whole family....

Cost: $ 6 - $ 20

Where:
Endangered Ark Foundation
2657 E 2070 Rd
Hugo, OK  74743
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Sponsor: Endangered Ark Foundation
Telephone: 580-317-8470
Contact Name: Emily
Website »

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The Karbach Games and Competitions Arena becomes our own center of the universe Saturday at 2:00 PM for true fans of German bier. Why? Because it is ground zero for the Linde Oktoberfest Bavarian...

Cost: $40

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 South Jackson Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: River Parks
Contact Name: Ryan Howell

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Folk Salad Radio Show celebrates its 20th anniversary with a potluck meal followed by a concert featuring Grammy-nominated singer songwriter John Fullbright and several other Tulsa musicians on...

Cost: $35

Where:
The Stone Church
4225 W. Fifth St.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Folk Salad Radio Show
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Go into the woods and experience the return of this fantastic family production with performances in both Tulsa and Broken Arrow. Tulsa Ballet's Hardesty Family Foundation Children's...

Cost: $15

Where:
Studio K (Tulsa) and Zarrow Studio (Broken Arrow(
1212 E 45th Place
Tulsa, OK  74105
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Sponsor: Tulsa Ballet
Telephone: 918-749-6006
Contact Name: Dan
Website »

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Abersons presents Pink Ribbon -- an exclusive, high-fashion fundraiser featuring a runway show by one of the world's hottest designers. Cocktails 6 p.m. | Dinner & Live Auction 7...

Cost: $1,250

Where:
Southern Hills Country Club
2636 E. 61st St.
Tulsa, OK  74136
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Sponsor: Abersons
Telephone: 918-834-7200
Contact Name: Scarlet Henley
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America’s LARGEST interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa Broken Arrow! At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you...

Cost: 59.95

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa- Broken Arrow
420 W Albany St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Telephone: 866-496-0535
Contact Name: The Dinner Detective
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Join us for Nimrod Write Night, the opening event of our Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers weekend, on Friday, October 18th, at the Tulsa Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. Write Night is...

Cost: free

Where:
Tulsa Historical Society
2445 S. Peoria Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Nimrod Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Cassidy McCants
Website »

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Originally from West Africa, Kizomba is a partner dance that is a sexy addition to any Latin dance party. It is the fastest Latin growing dance in the U.S. Come and learn the basics plus a few more...

Cost: 109

Where:
THE DANCE PLACE
3310 WEST 42ND PLACE
TULSA, OK  74107
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Telephone: 918-813-6514
Website »

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Flashes of vivid colors, laughter, dancers whirling around keeping pace with the energetic music, more laughter……this is what you will experience at Guthrie Green this Saturday,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Guthrie Green
111 East M.B. Brady Street
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: SAPAF
Telephone: 918-665-6419
Contact Name: Mohan Kelkar
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Signature Symphony at TCC celebrates the work of the late Ernie Fields, a Tulsa icon who had a career as a bandleader and trombonist. Fields’ music developed at a time when R&B, swing,...

Cost: $36 - $58

Where:
VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education
10300 E 81st St
Tulsa, OK  74133-4513
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Sponsor: Signature Symphony at TCC
Telephone: 918-595-7768
Contact Name: Tabitha Littlefield
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Tulsa in Harmony is a congregation of community choirs, lending their voices in one accord. They sing of their hopes and their faith and aspirations of a more unified community and a more unified...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gathering Place
2650 S. John Williams Way E.
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Where:
ONEOK Field
201 N Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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