New-home hunting on the Web

What's the scoop on new construction Web sites?

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Enter “new homes” into a Google search and you’ll see a list of Web sites that range from newspapers that showcase new properties online, to individual builders’ sites, to sites specializing in new-home listings in the United Kingdom. You’ll also see Web sites that focus exclusively on new homes across a wide spectrum of U.S. locations.

Inman News conducted a search for new homes in Charlotte, N.C., to test a handful of new-homes Web sites.