5 Reasons Building a Home is Better than Buying

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It is a common misconception that building a home is much more expensive than buying one used. While this can be the case, it all depends on you as the buyer and what kinds of customization you want.

But buying a home offers many benefits that buying an already built house doesn’t offer. Check out the top 5 reasons why you should build your next home instead of trying to buy one.

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1. Build it the way you want

There are many new houses in Utah popping up all over the place. Building your own home gives you the freedom to choose exactly what you want in your dream home or townhouse. A home is perhaps the largest investment you will make and it should be built exactly the way you want it. Plus, you don’t want to spend years complaining about what you wish would change about a house that you buy and move into.

2. Save costs in the long run

Having a new home means that everything is brand new and that you have much longer before things wear out and break down. If you build your own home, everything installed into it will be modern, sleek, and new. Plus, you won’t have to worry about what the previous owners may have stuffed down the drain or why the dishwasher leaves residue behind.

3. New neighborhoods

New homes in Utah are generally built in new neighborhoods. This gives you the chance to grow with your new house and neighborhood. These neighborhoods are great because all of the homes usually have a similar pattern to them and they look nice together. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing, but can also offer a sense of security.

4. Plan your move

When you build a home with McArthur, you will be up-to-date on the build and when you can do everything, such as start moving. You can better use the timeline to your advantage that may not be there with searching for a used home. When you buy an existing home, it can be hard to gauge when your exact move-in day will be.

5. Up-to-date with new laws and regulations

By building a home, buyers save money from stricter energy laws that are in place today that were not there for older houses. There are also many appliances that are greener and more energy efficient that will save money in the long run.

McArthur Homes is a group of new home Utah builders that offers buyers many advantages when they build their own homes. The new home buying process can be hard, but that is why we are here to help. If you want to request more information on new homes and townhomes in Utah, you can visit us here. Let McArthur Homes build your new home in Utah and keep you happy for years to come.

And if you still aren’t convinced, read reviews from our happy customers who are glad they built their home new.

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