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.
- 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.”