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Why Building a Home Is Better Than Buying One

Building a new home in the US will set you back around $306,000 on average. Of course, things like size, location, and specific features have an impact on your final cost.

Does the idea of building a house seem intimidating? Does it sound expensive? Whether you decide to build a house or purchase an existing home, you have to look at the pros and cons.

Are you in the market for a new house? Have you thought about a new build? Keep reading to learn the advantages of building a home and why it’s better than buying.

Energy Efficient

The trend in new home construction is to build homes to be energy efficient. From energy-efficient appliances to proper insulation to energy star doors and windows, all these new home features work to save on energy use in your home.

An energy-efficient home is less taxing on your HVAC system so it will last longer as will your energy-efficient appliances. Think about the money you’ll save in the long run.

Brand New

Do you love the feeling of getting something brand new?

Think about having a brand new home…no immediate repairs, no remodeling to get it the way you want it, no painting, no carpet replacement, etc.

You can enjoy your new home without home projects hanging over your head.

Get What You Want

Whether you decide on a custom home, a semi-custom home, or a new home in a subdivision, you can choose the finishes, fixtures, and colors that you want.

You won’t move in wishing you could change this or that. Your new home will be how you want it from the start.

Personalize It

When you build a home, you have control over just about every aspect. You can choose a custom floor plan, optimize privacy, position it the way you want it on the piece of land, and choose quality finishes to name a few things you can personalize.

Would you love a dog wash station in your mudroom? How about a craft room, occasions closet, or a workshop? If you’re moving because your current home doesn’t meet your needs, you may as well get what you want.

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No Bidding War

In today’s market, homes are selling before one can get there to view them. If you choose to build a home, there’s no competition and no impending bidding war.

Looking for an award-winning home design? You can discover more here about our semi-custom homes to build on our lot or yours.

Building a Home

Now that you know the advantages of building a home, will you explore that as an option for your new home needs? If you thought building a new home was out of the question, you now have a whole new perspective.

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