Five Benefits of a Newly Built Home

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You may have already started your home search or just thinking about it, in either case be sure to look at new home neighborhoods in Belgrade, Montana. Here there are many new home communities being built every year. These homes provide an opportunity to buy a home with the latest in technology and energy efficiency minus the headaches of a previously lived-in home.

What makes newly built homes better than the existing housing market? Here are five benefits homebuyers like you can expect.

No Previous Wear and Tear

Have you ever been in someone’s home and noticed something… off? A broken lock, a dent in the drywall, a cabinet that was installed slightly off-kilter? If you happened to mention this to the homeowner, chances are good that you heard this common answer:

“Oh, yeah. The house came like that.”

Unfortunately, one of the realities of buying someone’s home is that you inherit any wear and tear they put on the home. This can be something small, a scuff on the wall from when they moved their furniture. But it can also be something massive, like water damage from that time their toddler practiced his swimming in the bath a little too long.

When you buy a newly built home, you don’t have to worry about potential damage from the previous owners – there are no previous owners. You get the benefit of quality construction in its peak condition, giving you and your family the best living conditions possible.

Built for Modern Life

Today’s homebuyer has vastly different needs from the homebuyer of 50, 30, or even 10 years ago. However, when you are buying an existing property (particularly one that has not had any renovations or upgrades), you are getting a home built to meet the needs of the past.

What do you get from a home designed with the past in mind? Antiquated layouts (closed-off formal dining rooms vs. open-concept), a lack of hookups or outlets for your appliances, and countless other issues that simply do not suit your lifestyle. Some families may try to make it work for a while, but that usually leads to a costly remodel down the line.

Newly built homes are designed to meet the modern homeowner, with all the amenities and special features you need for daily life. When you buy a new home, you will get open-concept layouts, energy-efficient capabilities, and all the features you need to accommodate all your appliances and electronics. Many new homes even offer specialized layouts for multi-generational living, as multi-generational households grow throughout the country.

Get the Home YOU Want

Every homeowner wants their home to reflect who they are. They want to come home after a long day at work and feel truly at peace from the moment they set foot inside the front door. This is why so many families put so much work into interior decorating, choosing the colors, décor, and other elements that make them feel most “at home.”

However, interior design can be difficult when you are working with a home that is already decorated by someone else. Changing things like countertops, paint colors, and cabinetry can add up quickly, resulting in a costly remodel that might not be in your home-buying budget.

When you buy a newly built home, you can customize the home to suit your decorative style from the get-go. This will save you money in the long run, and it will also guarantee that your home is your personal heaven from the moment you receive the keys.

Lower Maintenance and Ownership Costs

By now, it should be clear that a newly built home offers better quality and a more attractive home than the current houses on the market. But how would buying a brand-new place affect your wallet? After all, a brand-new home is bound to be more expensive than something that is currently available, right?

Not exactly.

Most home builders offer incentives to buyers looking to move into their communities. Preferred lenders can even have special savings or programs for new homes. These benefits can make a huge difference in helping you and your family afford a home, which makes them a major factor in finding your perfect place.

Additionally, newly built homes require less maintenance than older properties on the market today. When everything from your foundation to your appliances are brand new, you can be confident that they are up to code and ready for you. You also get the advantage of a warranty package to take care of any issues after close of escrow. The lack of repair and maintenance costs – as well as the savings from using new, energy-efficient appliances – will often result in significant savings over time.

Be Part of an Up-and-Coming Community

Home builders know that the first rule of real estate is “location, location, location.” This is why they work hard to provide our final benefit: a great neighborhood in a prime area. Most new home communities are strategically placed to provide residents with the best schools, close dining, shopping, and entertainment options, and plenty of other location-based benefits.

Take, for example, Prescott Ranch in Belgrade, MT. Our community is carefully located to bring residents the very best of Carson City, Nevada. Residents at Little Lane can access delicious restaurants, many shops, and other must-haves for modern urban living – but they can just as easily find adventure in the skiing, hiking, and swimming areas just a quick drive away.

Communities like Prescott Ranch are neighborhoods on the rise – all they need are residents like you to join in! To learn more about our newly built properties, please contact our team today. We will help you find the perfect space for your family.