I have been actively looking to buy a house in Bay Area from last few months and couldn't find anything that suits my taste or budget. So, I am just wondering if it makes sense to build a home to my needs. However, I don't have any experience and this would be my first home. I am looking for some inputs from experts if it makes sense to build a home? How hard is it to get permits? How long would the whole process takes? What are the current per sft construction costs?
Cities: San Jose, Fremont or Milpitas
SFT: 2000 - 2500
@Sundeep Yerramreddy I'd plan on $300/sf if not more depending on materials, design, etc. Cities are reasonable about permits. Just make sure you use someone who is familiar with that particular city. Plan on a year, perhaps longer.