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New Pointe Communities Inc., a Rancho Bernardo builder, recently built this 5-bedroom house on Saxony Road in Encinitas, currently listed for sale at $949,000. Adapting to current market conditions, the builder’s strategy is to build one house at a time and has completed eight new houses this year, and is on track to finish 12, at prices that average about $1 million.

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Builders Discover Less Is More in New Home Projects

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As vacant land becomes more difficult to find around San Diego, the trend in new home development has been toward building fewer units at a time, say local developers.

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