Deciding if a new construction home is for you might be simpler than you think. Here are five signs that it’s time to buy new.
1. You want a layout and design that fits your lifestyle.
If you love having control of everything in your home, from the layout to the finishes, then new is for you. You choose the colors, styles, and fixtures that will create a home you’ll love to come home to every day. And even if you’re not the most decisive when it comes to styling your living spaces, you can still buy new as builders have talented designers, showrooms, and portfolios to help select materials and suggest finishes that you’ll fall in love with.
2. You hate doing repairs and upkeep around the house.
Every home, whether new or old, needs to be maintained regularly. But a new home will naturally take less time and money with repairs and upkeep few and far between. And all those working parts are warrantied, so you can have more time to enjoy your home rather than fixing it up.
3. You love incorporating the latest technology.
It’s amazing how chock full of technology homes are today. From Ring cameras and security systems to the latest sound and lighting systems to smart appliances, if you love technology, new homes have you covered—convenience at its best!
4. You are concerned about the environment and focused on energy efficiency.
Reducing your footprint is easy in a new home. You get to be as sensitive to the earth as you like, with choices like solar panels, high-performance appliances, electric vehicle charging
stations in the garage, and more—all of which are so much easier to add before a home is complete. Plus, new home energy codes make new homes much easier on your wallet! Nothing is more noticeable between an older home and a new home than when your utility bills come.
5. You love hanging with the neighbors and having a sense of community.
New neighborhoods come in all sizes and shapes, so there’s sure to be a neighborhood that beckons you to experience the joys of new home construction. Plenty of new neighborhoods today offer amenities like trails, tennis courts, pools, and community events to help build connections.