Why Buy New?
A Dozen Valid Reasons to Purchase a Brand New Home Rather Than One That Was Pre-Owned:
1 FAVORABLE PRICING
Competition among home builders makes new homes less likely to be overpriced. New homes are easy to compare with other new homes in the market equating value to value. The homes are the same age and options are declared up front with a price breakdown for comparative shopping.
2 SIMPLIFIED NEW HOME FINANCING
Securing financing is the major obstacle to home ownership. Most homebuilders have done the leg work for you. They have researched the market and negotiated the best rates for their specific type of housing. Many home builders now include closing costs in the price of their homes.
3 NEW HOME MARKET
New home buyers are assured of at roast a one year warranty on the home itself and most likely five years on major appliances, including air conditioning and heating systems. Many of today’s home builders extend structural warranties to a full ten years. underwritten by insurance companies.
4 MODERN APPLIANCES
Appliance manufacturers introduce new models every year and home builders are able to offer the latest state-of-the-art equipment at the time of completing a new home. And, because the home builder buys for his entire productions of new homes, his purchasing power can reduce the cost to the buyer.
5 HOMESITE SELECTION
Location, location, location. Being able to select just the right homesite is almost as important as choosing the proper home to fit the buyers lifestyle. Developers and home builders offer a wide selection of sites, including golf course locations, waterfront, rural acreage, and more.
6 Home FLOORPLAN OPTIONS
Builders of new homes offer a wide variety of functional floor-plans to fit your lifestyle. If it’s not an inventory home, home builders also offer the opportunity to either eliminate or add rooms, upgrade materials, include special architecture, and general size of the home.
7 LATEST MATERIALS
Low maintenance is one of the most important features of the new homes being built today. New technology in building materials has made the homes of the 1990′s virtually maintenance-free, especially on the exterior. No longer does a homeowner have to worry about painting every 3-5 years.
8 CHOICE FINISHING
With a new home it’s possible for the buyer to be the decorator before moving in. Choices of carpet, wallcoverings, paint color, lighting fixtures, window treatments, etc. enables the new home owners to live with their personal selections and not be restricted by the taste of previous owners.
9 ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMES
A new home built today is required by law to meet stricter energy codes than homes built in the past when codes didn’t exist or were much more lenient. Many home builders use materials that are designed to exceed the strict limits to produce future savings for the Owner.
10 LOWER MAINTENANCE
It is given that all manufactured products have an expected life-span. Daily use, weather and quality of care all play a role in longevity. Buying a new home eases the nagging questions of How long before it breaks down?” With a new home the answer is, simply, a substantially longer period.
11 COMPATIBLE NEIGHBORS
In most new home communities buyers will be moving in with neighbors in generally similar circumstances. Often with pre-owned homes in established neighborhoods, the homebuyers may find themselves in a difficult position as the new kids on the block, unable to quickly fit in to social situations.
12 VALUE APPRECIATION
Statistics say that the typical home will need remodeling after a life expectancy of 25-3O years. Since new homes have an assured longer life, appraisals will be generally higher than on comparable existing homes, making conditions more favorable for future resales at appreciated prices.