Lower Maintenance Cost
Typically when buying a home there will inevitably be things that need to be fixed or updated due to normal wear and tear. Oftentimes the entire scope of maintenance required on a house isn’t even fully realized until at least an entire year is spent in that home. When buying land and building, everything is brand new – you will know exactly how and to what extent things are used over time. Also, with new homes, new appliances often come with warranties giving the owners a peace of mind. New homes are often built more energy efficient which will save you money on utility bills as well.
With new construction, you won’t have to choose between updating the carpeting or the cabinets as everything will already be move in ready and with all of the finishings that you choose! Whether having a large entertaining space or perhaps large closets are your priority – with a custom-built home you are able to pick the layout that best suites you and your needs saving you money from having to remodel a home down the road. You also do not have to compromise on either the lot or the home, you can find the lot that gives you the yard you desire and then build the house you want. This is possible when buying a pre-existing home, but oftentimes more challenging.
Finally, especially in a market like the current one where homes are selling fast, oftentimes with multiple offers, there is less competition with buying land and building. You can take your time to assure that the location is right and that all the details are how you want verses jumping into an emotional decision quickly.
While there are pros and cons to both buying a house as well as custom building one, if you are looking for more insight on which option is best for you be sure to give us a call today or view our land available for purchase!