You will have roughly a similar experience with buying a new home that you will with an older home, in the sense that you will want to do your research, find a reputable builder and get your finances in order. There are some differences though, you will probably have to sell your current home in order to start building a new construction home. Sometimes that can go through pretty quickly and then you are left without a place to live for however long it takes to get your new home built.

Key Takeaways:

  • Buying a new construction home is a different animal from buying a pre-owned home.
  • Buying a new construction home usually starts with picking out a preferred location of a preferred builder.
  • It is just as important to pick the perfect site as it is to select the right builder.

“You’ll have the opportunity to ask a lot of questions before you sign on the dotted line for your new construction home.”

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