The median home value in Summerfield, FL is $286,250.
the county median home value of $180,000.
The national median home value is $277,796.
The average price of homes sold in Summerfield, FL is $286,250.
Approximately 73.5% of Summerfield homes are owned,
compared to 9.5% rented, while
17% are vacant.
Summerfield real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
Commercial properties are also available.
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Stonecrest 55+ golf course and country club community with four pools and pickle ball, softball, and over 100 different clubs to join. A golf cart drive to the villages. This sycamore model built by Armstrong in 2006 has a beautifully landscaped yard and concrete stamp driveway and walkway. There is also stamped concrete Design and on the back birdcage lanai which has been extended. Three bedroom and two bath. Large kitchen with plenty of cabinet space. Large two car garage with freshly painted garage floor. This home is elegant and clean and ready to move into. Furnishings are available (Tommy Bahama look)!
FABULOUS OPPORTUNITY completely refreshed! Come view this Fairmont floor plan, situated GOLF FRONT on the Memorial Golf Course in Del Webb's 2016 Award winning community, Spruce Creek Country Club. Located in the Sawgrass village this stunning home has been completely refreshed, new everywhere is waiting for YOU! Seller will install NEW SHINGLE ROOF w/accepted offer prior to closing. Come see this private location, surrounded by lush landscaping with only one neighbor. The spectacular golf front view in this renovated HOME features two generous bedrooms, great room, two full bathrooms, a charming breakfast nook, inside laundry room and a flex space for you to define. The kitchen and baths feature tile and everywhere else, you will fall in love with ALL NEW Engineered Wood Flooring (NO CARPET ANYWHERE.) You will be surrounded with newly painted clean, crisp interior walls in a fresh neutral tone, complimented with new semi gloss painted baseboards and doors. The EXTERIOR also was freshly PAINTED in the last 4 months. Step inside through the double door entry and see straight through 2 sets of sliding glass doors to the golf course. You will notice on your tour, ALL NEW LIGHTING AND FANS throughout the home. The entryway leads to a space that incorporates the family room, flex room, breakfast nook and kitchen. In the kitchen you will drool over the ALL NEW QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS (spacious kitchen includes island and built in desk area),ALL NEW STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES (Refrigerator, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher) installed 06/2022 and are complimented by an ALL NEW SS KITCHEN SINK AND POLISHED CHROME PULL DOWN FAUCET! Expansive bedrooms with new fans complete with light kits also feature the new engineered wood floors, one with en suite bath which showcases a double door entry bath with separate tub and shower and dual vanity which has also been freshly painted and has new bathroom sink faucets. The second bedroom also generously sized has the same new flooring, lighting and fresh paint. Situated directly on the course with no side neighbor this home has privacy galore has a painted finish on the floor and is screened for those awesome cool Florida months. Open the sliders and enjoy an expansive entertaining space. The open Fairmont floor plan features a double door entry, and complete openness, from the main living area to the bedrooms, making it a great plan for handicap accessibility. The newly installed features and upgrades all completed by professionals make this a LIKE NEW HOME. AC 2020, new roof to be installed with acceptable contract. Come view it immediately and find your forever home!
Completely upgraded 3 bedrooms, 2 bath home on almost 1/2 Acre lot, open yet cozy floor plan with carport and screened-in lanai. Enjoy new flooring, new cabinets, granite countertops, new vanities, and new paint. No HOA and no rules in a great location with walking distance to Lake Weir and minutes of The Villages.
GORGEOUS GOLF COURSE VIEWS! FIRST TIME ON THE MARKET! Located on a par 4 on Masters #7 - the putting green of #6 and the tee box of #8 are also in view. This lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has many updates, upgrades and a huge BONUS room with breathtaking views! The front door has a lovely glass insert that lets in lots of natural light! The kitchen has all new cabinets (that special spice pull-out as well), quartz countertops and newer appliances, as well as several canned lights and a closet pantry. The 2nd bedroom has a built-in TV center/bookcase instead of closet, but it can be removed to insert a closet. This room also opens to the main core of the home and is currently used as a Den. Bedroom 3 is of good size and used as a Guest Room. The split bedroom plan has the Master Bedroom on the opposite side of the home and has a two foot (2') bump out bank of windows with beautiful views of the golf course as well. The ensuite has double sinks, quartz countertops, a linen closet and walk in shower. The Master closet is huge. The inside Laundry Room is currently being used as an office with the washer and dryer located in the garage. They can easily be relocated inside the home if desired. Off the Dining Room, through French Doors you will find the BONUS room which is 22 x 22 and adds approx. 500 sf to the home for a total of OVER 2000 SF. The floor is new Chattanooga River Rock, so very easy to vacuum, the back wall is all glass for unbelievable golf course views. New sunscreen roller shades have just been added. There is a mini-split AC/Heating unit in this room, as well as an approximate 14 x 18 concrete slab outside for grilling and entertaining. This home has a tankless hot water system. There are plenty of storage cabinets in the garage along with a utility sink, pull down attic storage, side service door and new sliding privacy screens. This home was reroofed in 2013 and new HVAC installed in 2017. Some furniture is available for purchase. Club Car golf cart also available for purchase. Come see this golf course home soon!! It will not disappoint!
One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. Located in the Exclusive 55+ Gated Golf Community of STONECREST, with all the amenities, adjacent to THE VILLAGES, Florida! NEW ROOF 2022, MINI SPLIT installed in garage 2021! 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, GOLF CART Garage, CONCRETE/BLOCK/STUCCO SYCAMORE Floor plan with Exceptional curb appeal on corner lot with large side and back yard on cul-de-sac. Vaulted ceilings in kitchen and great room. GRANITE counter tops in Kitchen with backsplash, STAINLESS appliances, double-oven stove, vented to the outside range hood! Enclosed lanai. EXTENDED 2 car garage plus golf cart bay with mini split unit! Large en-suite Master with jetted tub, glass enclosed shower and walk in closet! Laundry/mudroom with newer stackable washer/dryer, TILE throughout, no carpet! Well manicured, professionally landscaped yard! If you haven't visited the community, now is the perfect time to schedule your tour and view this lovely home!
IMMACULATE 3/2/2 FARMHOUSE STYLE HOME SITS ON A 100' LOT IN BEAUTIFUL ORANGE BLOSSOM HILLS. HOME IS LIKE NEW, COMPLETED IN MARCH OF 2020. ENJOY THE METICULOUS LANDSCAPING AND THE HUGE DRIVEWAY THAT LEADS YOU TO THE SIDE ENTRY GARAGE. AS YOU ENTER, YOUR EYES WILL DELIGHT AT THE SPACIOUSNESS OF THE GREAT ROOM THAT ENCOMPASSES THE LIVING, DINING AND KITCHEN AREAS. YOU FIRST VIEW THE LARGE 18' X 17' LIVING AREA, PLENTY OF SPACE FOR FAMILY AND GUESTS. YOUR VISION THEN MOVES IMMEDIATELY TO THE COOKS' DREAM LARGE KITCHEN WITH AN ISLAND OF GRANITE THAT MEASURES OVER 7 FEET IN LENGTH AND 3 1/2 FEET IN WIDTH, IMAGINE DOING YOUR FOOD PREP AND SERVING MEALS ON THIS PRISTINE SURFACE. SPEAKING OF MEALS, COOK YOU BEST FARE ON THE HIGHLY DESIRABLE GAS RANGE. ONE MUST CHECK OUT THE FARMHOUSE STYLE KITCHEN SINK MADE OF HAMMERED COPPER, VERY UNUSUAL!! LASTLY, BUT NOT LEAST, YOU FOCUS ON THE SPACIOUS DINING AREA WITH THE ABILITY TO ACCOMMODATE THE LARGEST OF TABLES. OFF OF THE GREAT ROOM, YOU WILL FIND THE OFFICE WITH BUILT-IN DESK, GRANITE DESK SURFACE AND MULTIPLE CABINETS AND DRAWERS FOR STORAGE. THE MASTER BEDROOM IS LARGE WITH AN EXPANSIVE TRAY CEILING, EN-SUITE BATH WITH POCKET DOOR FOR PRIVACY, GENEROUS WALK-IN CLOSET WITH POCKET DOOR, AS WELL. THERE IS ALSO A POCKET DOOR AT THE LAUNDRY ROOM. ENJOY SOLITUDE WITH A VINYL FENCED REAR YARD WITH NO NEIGHBORS TO THE REAR OR THE SOUTH, TO THE NORTH THE NEIGHBORING HOME HAS A TALL CEMENT PRIVACY WALL. YOU CAN SIT ON YOUR REAR COVERED PATIO AN ENJOY YOUR FAVORITE BEVERAGE TO RELAX AS YOU VIEW YOUR DOMAIN THAT INCLUDES ALMOMD BUSHES, A PEACH TREE AND A BANANA TREE. IN THE REAR YARD IS BURIED A 250 GALLON PROPANE TANK THAT SERVES FOR FUEL FOR THE GAS RANGE. HOME IS LOCATED ONLY 2 MINUTES FROM SHOPPING OPPORTUNITIES AT MULBERRY SQUARE THAT HAS A PUBLIX AS WELL AS OTHER MERCHANTS AND RESTAURANTS. GREAT LOCATION FOR ALL OF YOUR SHOPPING AND RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES. YOUR EXPERIENCE IN VIEWING THIS HOME WILL BE MEMORABLE.
A REWARDING ESCAPE PEACEFULLY SITUATED: Luxurious and upgraded mini farm, this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home of 3,187 sq. ft. which 2,146 is under air rests on a lot of 3.00 acres fenced with a beautiful pasture. Richly-appointed spaces include a bright, professional-grade kitchen with granite countertops, spectacular oversized master bedroom with two walk-in closets and a large master bathroom, an office that can be easily used as a 4th bedroom, indoor laundry room with granite countertops and a sink, and a screened in lanai. The expansive fenced backyard includes a sparkling pool plus a deck to lounge on. You'll appreciate the short drive to Ocala, The Villages, Shopping, Restaurants, and both I-75 and the Turnpike. Per the homeowner please do not come down the driveway without an appointment to see the property.
New Construction MOVE IN READY! Beautiful 3/2/2 minutes to The Villages (Mulberry Plaza) (VA), for work, dining and Entertainment! You will love this open and spacious Sunrise Model featuring White Shaker Wood Soft close cabinets with cabinet pulls, Upgraded Granite, Upgraded lighting, ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living room. A full Stainless Steel appliance package with in the door ice and water on Fridge. The home has 20Mil Luxury Vinyl Plank flooring throughout!. The Dining room opens to French doors with in between the door blinds and a large covered and screened in Lanai! How many times have you asked why don't I have enough closets. This house features four additional closets in addition to large pantry and bedroom closets. The Sunrise model also has Five pocket doors. The master Bedroom has a Tray Ceiling & large functional walk in closet. The master bath has double vanity, enclosed toilet room and a beautiful ceramic tile walk in shower. One of the best features of this home are all the pocket doors and the pocket door that closes off the living area from the guest bedrooms, hall and inside laundry room. The inside laundry room has its on sink, storage closet and a Washer and Dryer! The garage has an automated garage door opener for quick and safe entry. The screened lanai off the dining area is 18.8 X 12.( will be installed soon). The front & Back lanai has painted floors for a fresh clean look. The lot is fully sodded! The home features many energy saving and attractive LED lighting.
Peaceful, Private, Perfect! This 4 bedroom 3 bath Pool home is located in Vermillion Estates. Everything in this beautiful home has been upgraded. Vinyl Plank flooring throughout the living area. The wood burning fire place in the living room invites you to relax. Amazing Kitchen has all new cabinets with granite counters, new appliances and an island. Just wait until you see the designer sink and backsplash with a barn door to Pantry. There is plenty of pantry space in the butler panty/laundry/mudroom, With space for storage. French Doors in the living room lead to the Screened Lanai that has tile floor and overlooks the pool and private back yard. New pool liner in 2021. New Roof in 2021. New master bath in 2022. Master Bath features, double sink vanity, amazing oversized shower with a bench. All the baths have beautiful new tile and new vanities. The home also has an office or den with french doors. A place for everything. Oversized 24X24 Garage. A Carport and a Shed 12X10. Talk about curb appeal this one has it all! Beautifully landscaped, mature trees, yard is completely fenced. Inviting front porch. All new paint. Just Minutes to The Villages for shopping entertainment and convenient to I-75. Come make this amazing home yours!
Stonecrest 55+ golf course and country club, just a golf cart drive away from the villages! This concrete block and stucco home has three bedrooms and two baths. New Roof 2021, A/C 2018, Water Heater 2020, Water Purifer for home 2017, and New Luxury Vinyl flooring 2019. High vaulted ceilings, updated painting on the inside, split concept plan and plant shelf in living room and kitchen. You will be delighted with the updates and cleanliness of this home. The screen lanai is under roof and is open and spacious. Two car garage and easy to maintain lawn. Lovely glass storm door at front door that enhances the light and bright feel of this home. You do not want to miss this great offer!!
3 ACRES WITH ALMOST 300' OF ROAD FRONTAGE! This property has a 3 bedroom 2 bathrooms double wide mobile home with a 2 car garage set on mature landscaping in Summerfield Florida. So many opportunities are available to you with this property that is zoned for A-1 (General Agricultural Classification). Permitted Uses include General farming, Greenhouse and Plant nurseries both retail & wholesale, Poultry, Veterinary clinics, and Kennel, there are many more options. Please see Marion County Fl. General Agriculture A-1 or ask your agent for more information about the possibilities for this property. A New Septic System was put in May 2022 and there is a 2-car garage next to the home for extra storage. LOCATION is within a few minutes from The Village's communities and has very HIGH visibility. Call for more information and to schedule your appointment to see all this property has to offer! More pictures coming soon.
LOCATION! Walk in the front door to your new home! This property is centrally located in the Southeast area. Near shopping and restaurants. If you desire to enjoy the Villages it is a short drive. New flooring in 2018, new appliances in the last three months, new A/C Unit March 2022 and a new hot water heater May 2022. This house sits on a quiet street. Vacant and easy to show. Set up your appointment now!
*OPEN HOUSE GUESTS give address to the guard for entrance* You won't want to miss this sweet 3/2/2 Home on the Golf Course in Spruce Creek South! This home is super clean and well maintained. You'll love the great views of the 17th golf green, fairway and wildlife. Enjoy cooking in your ultra efficient U shaped kitchen with a new Delta faucet. Newer fridge and dishwasher. Tube light installed, for additional daylight in the kitchen. Master bath has a fabulous updated tiled shower with a rain head fixture, for a spa-like experience. Invite your friends! There are several entertaining areas to include living room, dining room, separate family room and completely updated lanai. Light and airy. All under air, over +2000 square feet. There is a wet bar in the lanai, with a modern granite counter and custom designed backsplash. Perfect for mixing up happy hour refreshments! No carpet here. The entire home has stylish floor tile as well as BRAND NEW window blinds. No popcorn ceilings in sight, this home has knockdown ceiling finishes. Water softening system stays with home, as do all appliances to include washer and dryer. Lots of built in storage in the garage for your tools, gadgets and toys. This home feels cozy and very comfortable. Easy landscaping complete with concrete curbing, no maintenance stone landscaped beds, underground sprinkling, lush trees in view for the backyard overlooking the golf course. There is nothing left to do, but move right in. You'll get to enjoy all the work that has been done for you. Make plans to see this spectacular golf course home today!
Perfect place to spend the winter or permanent residence. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, galley kitchen, Dining room, large living room, vinyl enclosed Lanai leads to concrete patio, covered front porch, 2 car garage, all appliances included, low maintenance yard. This property is clean and move in ready. The AC unit was replaced in Nov. 2021 and the roof was replaced in 2004. Motivated Seller welcomes all reasonable offers.
Beautiful home in Spruce Creek South just 2 miles north of The Villages. 2 bedroom 2 bath 2 car garage. Spacious bedrooms and air conditioned patio which makes the square footage 1678. New roof in 2015 and AC in 2016. Ultra Violet AC system, clear panel hurricane shutters included along with extra fridge and freezer in the garage. Available fully furnished as well. Immaculately maintained. Truly a must see. Don't miss out on this beautiful home!
One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. BRAND NEW 3/2 HOME (owner planned on moving here, but "life happens" so now they need to sell.) It's located in a non-HOA community. So close to The Villages that you can enjoy the live entertainment in the squares every night. Within minutes from all the medical offices and hospitals that The Villages attracts (including the VA hospital just across the street from the neighborhood.) So much to do in this area: shopping, restaurants, water sports on lakes and springs, state parks, equestrian activities, theaters... you name it! Not to mention that Disney World, Universal Studios and all the fun parks in Orlando are close enough for day trips! Home has a TAEXX built-in pest control system. Custom blinds will be installed before end of September. Sod was recently installed: it will fill in and become greener within the next few weeks. The builder's warranties are transferrable to the new buyer.
GREAT LOCATION!!! This home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths an extra room to make your office. Newer A/C, ROOF, WELL AND PUMP, inside TOTALLY REMOLDED This home has a nice size lot. THIS IS TRULY A UNIQUE MUST-SEE HOME IN A VERY DESIRABLE AREA.
NO HOA!! ROOM for your RV, ROOM for a POOL, OVER-SIZED LOT, AMAZING LOCATION... Three bedroom two bath BLOCK and STUCCO two car garage FENCED with a 9 ft. Roll up door 12 x 30 STORAGE SHED... this property has so much to offer!!! As you enter the home you'll notice the front entryway is screened in, there's a separate dining room and office area. Eat in kitchen, with Jetta stone countertops, stainless steel appliances with and induction stove, beautiful wood cabinets and CERAMIC TILE and Laminate Flooring THROUGHOUT the Living area.... There is an extensive list of upgrades including, New AC 2018, new water heater 2016, new dishwasher 2016, exterior painted 2018, whole house water softener 2016, entire home has been wired for cable and Internet. In 2022 they added solar panels and a BEAST Generac GENERATOR to power the whole house this is a $40,000 upgrade alone, Keeps the average electric bill between $40 and $60 all year long. The drainfield has also been extended and added risers in 2016. Washer and dryer 2020... The backyard is completely fenced with chain-link, and the lanai is screened in. This Neighborhood is just North off of HWY 42 and THE VILLAGES Mulberry Shopping Plaza, Restaurant's and Medical. PERFECT LOCATION!!!
Located in Beautiful STONECREST, a 55+ gated golf course community. Just north of the Villages. This is a popular Birch Model. 3 bedroom/2 bath 2 car garage plus golf cart garage. It has laminate flooring in the spacious Living room, Dining room and carpet in the bedrooms. The Kitchen has walk-in pantry with etched glass pocket door, inside laundry with cabinets. The master bedroom was custom designed with large walk-in closet, master bath has dual sinks and walk in shower. This home has an oversized lanai and birdcage. The A/C was replaced in 2020. Seller is motivated. Hurry this won't last long.
WOW!! Come see this amazing Golf Course view home located in STONECREST 55+ Community. This beautiful, updated home has it all. 2 bed 2 bath 2 car garage plus golf cart garage all on .29 acre. on the 8th Tee. Roof has been replaced in 2018 and A/C was replaced in 2018. LVP flooring new in 2017, 10ft ceilings, granite counter tops in 2020, new cabinets in 2019, new blinds were installed in 2018 This home also has Termite protection. It also has a den that can easily be used as an office. The open floor plan makes it nice for entertaining. The Master bedroom is just off the living room, Master Bath has been updated with dual sinks and has a walk-in shower. The lanai overlooking the golf course is enclosed and is nice for that morning coffee and watching the golfers. This home is very clean, easy to show and ready for a possible quick closing. Did I mention all of this is on .29 acre? Hurry!! This won't last long.
Looking for a fully renovated mini farm that is only 5 minutes from the villages?! This is your opportunity to live in the Marion County dream! This home boasts 2,154sq ft with a 2-car garage along with 4 acres to enjoy. This home is so renovated that it is basically almost brand new! Renovations done: Brand new permitted windows, Brand new permitted Septic tank and Drain field, New permitted AC unit, New driveway, New permitted roof, New granite countertops, New cupboards, New Flooring, Fully renovated bathrooms, Brand-new stainless-steel appliances, Fresh paint inside and outside. Schedule your showing today!
TAKE A LOOK AT THIS HOME IN THIS GREAT LOCATION! This house is conveniently located right in the beginning of SPRUCE CREEK SOUTH A Private Gated 55+Community, surrounded by all the amenities the city has to offer. It is the first house to your left as you go through the security gate right off the main HWY 441, easy quick entry and exit. You can also legally drive your Golf Cart not only throughout the neighborhood but also ACCROSS THE 441 MAIN GATE, as you exit the community taking you straight across to the other big plaza, easy access to Banks, Doctors, Dentists, Beauty Salons, Nail Spa's, Retail Store, Lowes, Supermarkets, which include Walmart, Dollar Store, Aldi, and the new BJ's. There are several Gas Stations, and much more, ALL BY GOLFCART... This home is also close to the back exit gate on the same road the house is situated on, turn to your right, as you leave the driveway and you are 2 minutes away, this gate takes you straight to Belle Meade Plaza which has several doctors, restaurants, drugstore, and specialty shops. This Property is about 2 miles north of The Villages , only a few minutes' drive to Spanish Springs Town Square by Car. You also have 2 hospitals nearby right on 441! This is a FANTASTIC LOCATION ! The Home is a Very Comfortable 2/2/2 FIR Model. It has 2 bedrooms, each with a walk-in closet 2 bathrooms, The master bedroom has walk in shower, and guest bathroom has a tub. The Kitchen has an Eat in Kitchen Nook area. The living room as you enter includes a combination formal dining area (L SHAPED). The House also has an extended 2 Car Garage, Cabinetry and Washer and Dryer. The AC IS 2017, Newer Re-shingled roof, and newer windows throughout the house. This Home has an enclosed Lanai with carpet, and an additional bonus enclosed room with a concrete floor. This is a corner lot with nice big Outdoor Yard Space and with lots of privacy, no kissing Lanais. You will notice, as you step to the back yard, away from the house you will see a beautiful, matured tree which provides generous shade. (A Furniture Package is Optional which can be discussed at time of purchase), Septic Tank Being Pumped on 9/22/22, Public Water , Cable, Satellite Or High Speed Internet Is Available, you can now get Verizon... CONTACT ME TODAY FOR YOUR IN PERSON OR VIRTUAL TOUR!
TURNKEY!!! This is the Monterey floorplan with 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths and a 2 Car Garage. Located in Stonecrest, a 55+ gated golf course community with all the amenities! Just minutes to The Villages, shopping, and medical providers. As you enter the home the Living Room & Dining Room combo with Vaulted Ceilings which give this home a very spacious feel. The living room leads to the open & spacious kitchen and breakfast nook with ample cabinet space. There is inside laundry located between the kitchen and garage. French Doors that lead out from dining area to the large, enclosed lanai with sliding acrylic windows. This home offers a split bedroom floor plan which provides privacy for your guests with their own bathroom. The master bedroom and ensuite bath are very spacious with dual sinks, a soaking tub and walk in shower. The master bedroom also has French Doors leading to the lanai. Off the lanai is a patio with plenty of space for your grill and additional seating. This home is on a nice lot with mature landscaping and plenty of shade trees. Come and make this your investment home, home away from home or your FOREVER home today! Call me to schedule your private showing. HVAC replaced in 2015. Roof is original with fiberglass shingles and homeowners' insurance was renewed this year!
Under Construction. BRAND NEW 3/2/2 with 1,583 sq ft. of living space in Orange Blossom Hills. Stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, vinyl plank flooring in living areas and kitchen, carpet in the bedrooms, interior washer/dryer area, split bedroom plan, beautiful tile work in bathrooms, brushed nickel finishes throughout. Broker/owner. Sold AS IS with right to inspect. Pictures are of a similar house. Home completed mid-October 2022.
Welcome to Del Web Spruce Creek Country Club, an active adult lifestyle community with amenities galore! This well maintained 2 bedroom (could be 3) 2 bath concrete block home is located in Hampton Hills is just a quick golf cart ride from the club house. The Citation model is split plan with office or guest room. Laminate floors throughout. Conversation style kitchen with wood cabs & newer granite tops. The Master bathroom has his and her vanities, newer walk in glass shower and nice sized walk in closet. Relax or entertain in your all-season room with glass windows and heat/air. All on a low maintenance private lot for easy Florida living. Make your appointment today this beautiful home will not last.