Buying New vs Used -

Buying New vs Used

Consider these factors when deciding to buy new construction or a pre-owned home:

Buying a new construction home vs. buying a pre-owned home is a personal decision. However, here are a few things others have considered to help them make their final decision.

Benefits of purchasing a new construction home

  • Know and meet the builder
  • Pick all your colors, appliances and amenities
  • Builder warranty and service team
  • Pick your lot and the lot size
  • Energy efficient engineering and the latest in construction and safety standards
  • New building materials, roofing, paint, carpet, tile, flooring, cabinets, fixtures, etc.
  • Newer schools
  • Builder incentives
  • Lower maintenance costs

Benefits of purchasing a pre-owned home

  • Established neighborhoods, no unknowns
  • Home has been debugged, settled in and been lived in
  • Move in immediately
  • Home has been customized with upgrades, granite, closet organizers, dimmers, ceiling fans, shelves, etc.
  • Window coverings are installed
  • Landscaping is mature, big trees, flowers, bushes, scrubs, sprinklers
  • More shopping choices
  • History of schools
  • Ability to meet the neighbors

Please do not hesitate to contact our Real Estate Concierge Team with questions regarding your home purchase.

Are you ready to move forward with a purchase or refinance? Please give us a call at 888-810-1459 and let us help you secure financing for the purchase of a new home or save you money on the refinance of your existing home. Be sure to ask your loan officer about our closing costs incentives and our low rate guarantee!

Disclaimer: The information contained in this article has been prepared by an independent third party and is distributed to consumers for educational purposes only. The information is considered reliable but not guaranteed to be accurate. The opinions expressed in this article do not represent the opinions of Skyline Home Loans. Please consult with a licensed Realtor for expert advice regarding the purchase of a home.