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With overall housing inventory still low across the Jacksonville area, home builders are drawing up plans and rapidly building new communities and custom homes in every area of Jacksonville to ease the demand from buyers. From South Florida-style homes popping up near the beaches to new construction mimicking the surrounding historic homes in the Riverside and Avondale areas, there’s a new option to suit every taste. For some buyers there’s nothing better than a brand-spankin’ new home, but is a new construction home the right choice for you? Here are six things to keep in mind before you start visiting homesites that can save you big time.

Another builder has jumped into the new construction storm swirling around Jax, this time targeting an underdeveloped area of Southside. ICI Homes started construction on its new mixed-use community, Tamaya, at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Kernan, with eight model homes set to break ground in January to showcase the varied Mediterranean home styles for interested homebuyers. Tagged as a high-end development "between the city and the sea," the master-planned community will combine Old World architecture with first-class amenities and a European Village.