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"Demand Up 300 Percent": Local Builders Share Their Backlogs, Advice

By Craig Manning | Oct. 19, 2021

Traverse City’s homebuilders have never been busier.

The area’s red-hot housing market – combined with limited inventory of homes for sale – have construction companies scrambling. And supply chain kinks and labor shortages are making it even more difficult. Here five local builders share their insights, how bad their backlogs are, and some advice for those looking to build.

Bill Clous, Eastwood Custom Homes
Backlog: Eastwood Custom Homes has the largest volume of work than we have ever had in our 45 years of home building. Our current backlog is about six months for single-family homes. We are booked out two years for multi-family. We have about 22 home starts ...

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