Friday, February 7, 2014
Making the decision to buy a home can be overwhelming, especially with so many property options available on the market.
There are a number of things to consider such as choosing between a previously owned home or buying a brand new house or apartment.
With the number of recent and currently ongoing development projects around the metro today, many developers offer competitive prices and attractive terms. With these offers on hand, it pays to own a new property. Here are the top three benefits of buying a new home…
Less repair costs
New homes have never been lived in and consequently, have not suffered wear and tear from regular use or severe damages that may have occurred from pest problems, water leaks and the previous owner’s neglect and lack of maintenance and upkeep.
While new homes are usually more expensive than pre-owned homes, you can save on hidden repair expenses. Also, you may move right in without worrying about repairs.
Trends and standards in architecture, interior design and space planning have evolved over the decades. New homes usually adhere to these new trends and standards.
Pre-owned homes often have outdated designs and may compel you to renovate.
Buying a new property will help you cut down on these costs and give you the opportunity to enjoy an updated design for years to come.
Energy and water efficiency
Advancements in energy and water efficiency have been made throughout the years, particularly the increasing development of sustainability and green homes.
A new home will have new technology that incorporates energy and water efficiency which is on par with modern day standards. Having a new energy and water efficient home will help you save on your monthly utility bills.