TAMPA (WFLA) – A real estate agent seeing the impact supply chain challenges are having on home construction and remodeling reached out to 8 On Your Side after discovering a major paint retailer is tacking on a supply chain surcharge.
“I’m finding colors are very limited and price of roofing supplies is going up significantly,” she said.
Even in one of the hottest housing markets in the country, Siftar said some buyers are starting to have second thoughts.
“What’s happening is these buyers that would generally be OK with doing some of these projects after moving in, they’re starting to hesitate because they don’t want to be living in a home that needs a lot of repairs and they’re not able to remodel it in a timely fashion,” Siftar explained.
Siftar recently purchased a new house in Westchase that needed a paint job.
It wasn’t until after she got…