Interested in New Construction? Here are a few benefits:
Old house? You buy as is, then if you’re lucky, you can renovate/remodel when you have time. The benefit with a new home is that you can have whatever types of floors, countertops, wall colors, Faucets, showers, back yard, you want! You can have your home tailored to meet your needs.
One of the nice trends in new home construction is that they all generally display a wide open layout. Perfect for entertaining, large families, and a sense of “togetherness”
Updated building codes
Older homes were built to different building codes. When I purchased my home, it was built in 1982…its this great home on a quarter acre, that we’ve put a lot of work into, in a great part of town…but, for instance, the first thing we had to do, even prior to closing was to get the electrical panel, once regarded as cutting edge, replaced, in order to even get financed. With so many natural disasters, building codes have been strengthened to make sure the new homes are much stronger, with better build quality than previous homes.
One of the nice things is that with new homes, the vast majority tend to have warranties on them. This ensures stress-free living in case anything were to ever breakdown on you.
Another great thing about new construction, the vast majority of builders are taking care of part or all of your closing costs, which saves you a lot of money. Another good one is that many of them generally offer upgrades, or “flex cash” to allow you to pick and choose what upgrades you would like to make to your home.
Again, back to the building codes issue…plain and simple, many of the materials used in today’s new construction are much better quality, much more efficient, and much more user-friendly. Most new homes will generally be between 30-60% less expensive on the utility payments, just because of the improved materials and build quality.
Orlando New Home Builders
Jones Homes USA
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