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Why You Should Build Instead of Buying a Home

If you have a resolution to move into a new home in 2023, you might start by asking yourself if you want to build new or buy an existing home. Building a new custom home might seem like the more expensive option, but that’s a common misconception that varies based on the buyer’s taste and customization. Here are some reasons why you should build your next home instead of buying.

It’s Brand New

Imagine moving into your new custom home and being the first person to cook on your new stovetop or take a nice relaxing bath in your new tub. Everything will be brand new, without any of that lived in wear and tear. You also won’t have to worry about many (if any) home repairs right away!

Customize Your Space

A major benefit to building a new home instead of buying an existing home is the ability to customize your space. You get control over your floor plan, finishes, and even where your home is located. Make your home work for you and your family’s needs for the long haul by custom designing your own home, and you’ll want to stay there forever.

Better Technology

Smart homes are now the industry standard in new homes, with all kinds of tech features being included from the start. From thermostats to security cameras to HVAC systems — smart home options are in every area of your home and can even help save you money!

No Updates

Since everything in your new home is also new, you won’t have to worry about updating any appliances, flooring, or windows anytime soon! Your home will also come with modern trends and style, meaning no stressful expensive bathroom renovations in your future.

No Bidding Wars

Sometimes, just finding a home you like enough to buy can be difficult enough. Factor in pricey bidding wars, and the whole home-buying process can be lengthy and frustrating. Avoid the headache and build your own custom home!

Ready to build a custom home in 2023? Let our expert team walk you through the home-building experience. Call Paul Gray Homes today at 316-990-0000!