For our current house
From start “We need to move”
To finish “Back in the truck”
It was @ 5 months.
Mostly searched with my internet searching on Realtor access sites, zillow, google satellite/street view and GIS maps for terrain type and property markers.
Creating a short list, drivebys and then calling the agent for viewing.
Our agent took us to some houses on her own that she thought would work for us when we first started looking, they didn’t, so I took point on viewings after that.
Only problem with our property is the government, a couple of years ago, decided to designate almost half of the land as “Priority Habitat” - no building or altering unless with environmental inspection, approvals and permits...Drat