Normal amount of time between offer and closing? Pretty short I imagine.
You want to make sure you have enough time for the survey and the report from the survey. There may be additional negotiations that result from the survey. We chose about 5 weeks but that had to due with my travel schedule. Right now, surveyors are not as busy so it is easier to make a timely appointment.
"When in command, command." -- Admiral Nimitz
Difference between a power boater and a sailor out on the water: A power boater is going some place special, a sailor is already there.
s/v Zotz 1981 Pearson 365 Ketch Hull #375