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New Vs. Used Homes

January 7, 2021

If you are starting to look for a new home, it is essential to decide if you are interested in buying an existing home or building a brand new one. With updated design and energy-efficient features, purchasing a brand new home can allow you to customize the home to your specific tastes and deliver cost savings to you in a variety of ways. 

Clean and Brand New

When building a new construction home, you have the advantage of being the very first person to enjoy your home. From the first meal in the kitchen to enjoying your Owner's suite spa-like bathroom, there is something incredibly appealing to being the first. You can relish in your brand new, clean house without worrying about any hidden surprises that come with owning an existing home. 

Energy-Efficiency 

Technology is continuously improving, and new construction homes are implementing these innovative energy-efficient improvements into their designs. These advancements not only help you use less energy, but they also save you money. Better insulation, efficient heating and cooling, and low energy appliances contribute to a lower monthly energy cost and significant savings over the life of your home. 

Designed Specifically to Your Taste

One of the most appealing things about buying a new construction home is the ability to customize it. From exterior colors to flooring and finishes, you have the opportunity to design everything to fit your taste. Nobody understands your needs and wants better than you do, so creating the home of your dreams from start to finish is an excellent perk of purchasing new. Inventory homes are a great option if you are on a time crunch and still have some customization options. 

If you are easily overwhelmed with an abundance of choices, design consultants are a great resource to help you select finishes that will create the cohesive and custom look you are searching for. Although making updates and add-ons to an existing home is always an option, many of these custom options are quite difficult (and costly) to achieve once the house is finished. Purchasing and designing a new home is a great way to avoid these expensive alterations later. 

Fewer Maintenance Costs in the First Few Years

There is a feeling of relief when moving into a new home. You can breathe easy knowing that roof repairs or leaky pipes are not in your near future. Although new homes are not impervious to needing repairs, the chance of having a large, costly project is significantly lower than with an existing home. Builders also offer warranties on new homes to protect you from unexpected repairs if they do arise. This protection is a massive financial benefit, especially after making such a large purchase and a relief in the years following it. 

Buying new is a great way to ensure you know what you are paying for. Buying a new home with upgraded technology can help you save a significant amount of money in the long run. Without the fear of scary surprises appearing from a pre-owned home, you can rest easy in your brand new, custom house. Visit our website to see available homes and floor plans, or call us at 877-301-9255 for more information on how you can build your idea of home! 

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