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New vs Used

New Vs. Used Home

October 31, 2018

When shopping for your next home, you are most likely looking to get the most bang for your buck.  However, do you have the appropriate strategies to get the most of your investment amount?

Some people only look at the price of the home per square foot to make this comparison.  There’s so much more to consider in searching for a home.  There’s a bevy of reasons to strongly consider buying a new home for long-term savings and gains.  This fast and easy comparison will help you maximize your investment not only when you make the initial purchase, but for many years to come.

Why buy a new home?

  1. New homes usually have the latest in quality and efficiency of building materials. Many old homes simply would not pass the new strict home inspection standards.
  2. New homes offer the most current high standard energy efficiency and design. Windows, appliances, insulation, framing, plumbing, etc. –  these are just a few things that go a long way in saving homeowners money each month when utility bills are due.
  3. New homes are often built in newer neighborhoods with better-rated schools, parks, and local amenities. This adds value to your home and often attracts great neighbors wanting to keep up their homes and yards.
  4. New homes have warranties for the home and for all appliances and there are no expensive remodeling costs necessary. Old homes often need major facelifts, such as massive paint jobs, moving walls or windows for a more open concept, new carpet/flooring, updated cabinetry and hardware, tune-ups for appliances, and many other major home repairs and updates.

In addition to all the money you save with a new home, you get to enjoy personalizing your home from the very start.  You are the captain of what makes your own home a dream come true.  If you don’t want to make all those personal selections, you can choose a new quick-move-in home that has been professionally designed for the most beautiful and current stylish appeal for your enjoyment.

Come see the gorgeous McArthur Homes at Rockwell Ranch right outside of Lehi.  You get all the above and can choose to build and personalize from the start with us or select one of our Quick-Move-In homes ready for your delight and comfort!  McArthur Homes has won many awards for high customer satisfaction and for building excellent homes in Utah.  You deserve the best, so come check us out now!

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This post was written by Paige Giles

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