From the Desk at Keystone

Benefits of Buying a New Home

on October 20, 2014



Anyone in the market for a new home will be confronted with the decision of buying a new home versus buying an existing property. While there are certainly perks that accompany either decision, buying a new home has some incredible benefits that won’t be found with purchasing a resale home. Not only does the buyer get to experience the sparkling-clean feeling that comes with a new home, but there is also a sense of safety associated with new homes that can’t always be found with existing properties. There are many reasons why buying a new home is the best decision to make when considering purchasing a new home for you and your family.


Recently constructed homes have the advantage of being customizable to you and your family’s needs with options such as choosing a floor plan as well as decorative options like flooring and countertop material and appearance. These types of decisions are made from the very beginning of construction, alleviating the need to fix or update these preferences as you might eventually decide to with existing properties. The purchase of a new home also comes with few, if any, repairs or necessary remodeling. Since you will have already decided on the customizable decisions in the beginning stages of buying a new home, there will be much less work as far as home maintenance goes upon moving in. New homes come with the guarantee of new appliances which are often the most energy and cost efficient options on the market saving energy and money for the home owner. Purchasing a new home will also guarantee the buyer of new electrical and plumbing creating a safe and secure environment for you and your family.


While there are many decisions to make when considering purchasing a home, it’s clear that buying a new home will make the entire process less stressful and more exciting for the buyer than choosing to purchase an existing property. The various benefits of buying a new home outweigh the benefits of buying an older home in that new homes provide many more options and offer an initial sense of security in purchasing for the buyer. Choosing to buy a new home is assured to present the buyer with a peace of mind knowing they will be able to shift their focus from fixing potential problems they could encounter with a resale home to more important things such as getting their family packed and ready for move-in day.

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