Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option.

There's no question that the financial benefits of selling a house are outstanding today. Now is truly a great time to list if you're ready for change and want an exciting new place, but just remember where will YOU go when it’s finally all said in done?

If you’re looking for a new place to call home, consider building instead of moving into an existing house. One major benefit is that newly-built homes cost less in taxes and fees than their predecessors so they can save thousands over the course of their lifetime! To make sure your investment pays off as well with savings on mortgages or insurance costs—and even repairs down the line because these structures last longer before needing updates like paint jobs--you should work closely with real estate agents who will guide every step during this exciting process from finding land till closing day arrives; it's important no matter what choice YOU decide.

The Pros of Newly Built Homes

First, let’s look at the benefits of purchasing a newly constructed home. With a brand-new home, you’ll be able to:

1. Create your perfect home.

If you build a home from the ground up, you’ll have the option to select the custom features you want, including appliances, finishes, landscaping, layout, and more.

2. Cash-in on energy efficiency.

When building a home, you can choose energy-efficient options to help lower your utility costs, protect the environment, and reduce your carbon footprint.

3. Minimize the need for repairs.

Many builders offer a warranty, so you’ll have peace of mind on unlikely repairs. Plus, you won’t have as many little projects to tackle.

4. Have brand new everything.

Another perk of a new home is that nothing in the house is used. It’s all brand new and uniquely yours from day one.

The Pros of Existing Homes

Now, let’s compare that to the perks that come with buying an existing home. With a pre-existing home, you can:

1. Explore a wider variety of home styles and floorplans.

With decades of homes to choose from, you’ll have a broader range of floorplans and designs available.

2. Join an established neighborhood.

Existing homes give you the option to get to know the neighborhood, community, or traffic patterns before you commit.

3. Enjoy mature trees and landscaping.

Established neighborhoods also have more developed landscaping and trees, which can give you additional privacy and curb appeal.

4. Appreciate that lived-in charm.

The character of older homes is hard to reproduce. If you value timeless craftsmanship or design elements, you may prefer an existing home.

When you're looking for a new place to call home, don't just go with anything that catches your eye. Make sure the features and benefits are what really matter most! If working together with an expert in real estate has been helpful before then why not use them again?

Bottom Line

If you have questions about the options in your area, let’s discuss what’s available and what’s right for you, so you’re ready to make your next move with confidence.

Lamont "Ben" Orr - The Orr Team eXp Realty 720-425-3365

 

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