Categories: Design, Neighborhood Feature, Ready Now Homes, Special Features | Posted: April 23, 2019
If you are in the market to find your new home, you may consider the differences and benefits of purchasing a new construction home v. an existing or previously-owned home.
Here are 5 reasons to consider buying new!
- Quality in Construction and Design
New homes today are built with state-of-the-art products, techniques, and materials that must meet the latest building codes enacted by states and localities. Regardless of your budget, your new home will typically include important safety features such as smoke detectors, ground-fault circuit breakers that reduce the risk of electrical shock, and lead-free paint. In addition, you will have assurance knowing that you have purchased a home with a new roof, furnace, air conditioning unit and more, which are all very costly to replace.
- Designed for You
At Regency Homebuilders we offer an array of floorplans, with plenty of additional structural and design options to spare! After selecting your floorplan, you will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with our Design Consultants to choose your remaining selections that make your house perfect for you and your family’s needs and preferences, instead of settling for the taste of previous owners. Today’s families require homes with flexibility to meet their lifestyle, so you will have the option to create spaces that make sense for you instead of having wasted spaces or a lack or storage.
- Energy Efficiency
Houses today are constructed from the beginning with features such as energy-efficient windows and more insulation, in addition to having energy saving appliances that can monitor and cut back on gas or electricity usage. New furnaces, air conditioning systems, and heat pumps are far more efficient than heating and air conditioning systems from the past, helping you to have lower monthly utility bills.
- Re-sell Value
If you decide to move, you’ll be selling a home that meets more recent construction and energy-efficient standards and that offers more modern design elements (such as an open floor plan, higher ceilings, and extensive storage), rather than seeking to sell a home that was dated even before you bought it.
- Lower Maintenance Costs
The median age of a resale home is thirty-seven years and homes that have been around that long typically cost 21 percent more to operate than a new home. The cost savings from owning an energy-efficient new home with all new systems, appliances, and construction materials that won’t require repairs or renovation for years can easily offset any additional purchase price of the home. In addition, your new home will give you a piece of mind, knowing that you will be covered under your one-year builder warranty.