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plummbob t1_iudyxsn wrote

>Tons of inventory is new construction which is typically the pricier end of the spectrum as it's more profitable for builders



and its decidedly unprofitable to build low-end stuff given the land use rules here. Kinda hard to justify building a starter home when the lot size is massive and you can only build 1 house. The land price alone puts you out of range of an 'affordable house'