HERALD TRIBUNE: FROM SPEC TO CUSTOM
A designer and his client say customizing a spec house is easier and can be less expensive than you think.
Mini Krishnan, an accountant in New York City, has lived in a high-rise apartment building for the last 27 years. Big-city bustle is her normal. But a few years ago, she began to contemplate having a vacation home in Florida now and a retirement home in the not too distant future. A trip to Sarasota and a tour with a Realtor brought her to Bird Key where she bought a three-bedroom, 3,000-square-foot spec house in the summer 2018. Continue reading (PDF of actual article).