Building your own home can be stressful, but with the right custom builder like ValueBuild, it will be a breeze. You will be able to choose your ideal layout in each design element of your home, work closely with your contractors, and be a part of the whole building process. While there are so many benefits to choose from, here are the 12 main benefits of building a custom home.
1. Choosing Your Location
One of the best parts of building your own home is having the ability to choose the perfect location. You can decide exactly where you want to live, whether it is in the city or the country. Finding the location of your dreams is an exciting beginning of your home-building project.
2. Land Choices
When choosing the property for your new home to be built on, you can also consider larger pieces of land in a nearby location to your new home. If the free land is close enough to your house, you can consider purchasing it in the future so you can extend your property.
3. Staying Within Your Budget
When you have the ability to choose your desired location to live, you can specifically look for an area that is within your price range. This includes everything from interest rates, to taxes, to overall expenses. You might be wondering if it is cheaper to build or buy a house. When you build a new home, you are setting yourself up to save money in the future.
When purchasing an older home, there is a possibility that you will have to spend a large chunk of money on it when something goes wrong because it is old. This is a huge benefit of building new vs buying existing homes.
When designing the construction of your new home, you will have the ability to create as much privacy as you would like. You can have tall trees planted, privacy fences installed, or any other architectural features that would help create some privacy.
5. Help the Environment
Most homes are outdated in today’s home buying market. Building your own home will open a variety of opportunities for you to create a greener home.
You can have solar panels installed, new windows, have good insulation, install water-saving fixtures, along with a multitude of other ways to help you save money while helping our environment. Not only does doing these things help the environment, but it helps lower your bills for the future as well.
6. Low Maintenance
New homes are built to meet new and current building codes and have new technology. This means you likely will not have to worry about any large repairs or maintenance for the first few years, like leaky roofs, or a failing H-VAC system.
7. Customized Floor Plan
Being able to customize your own floor plan is a huge benefit of building your own home. When you purchase an older home, you are stuck with everything that is already there. Making any major changes or updates to older homes can be pricey and complex. When you customize your own floor plan, you get everything exactly how you want it to be.
8. Receiving Higher Quality
When customizing your new home from the beginning, you will reduce the possibility of having low-quality materials used to build your home. Homebuilders do everything they can to ensure your new home is built using high-quality materials.
Older homes often have low-quality materials used, especially if someone tried to update a room on their own as cheaply as possible.
9. Save Money
With the help of a contractor, you can save money by building a new home. Contractors can help you find plots of land you like, without you having to spend all your money to purchase it. Trained contractors will advise you on numerous locations of land and will be able to help you pinpoint your perfect location, without going over your budget.
10. A Convenient Timeline
You probably have been dreaming of building your own home for years. Surprisingly, building a new home does not take as long as you might think. Some homes can be built in as little as 100 days, but some can take between 6 months and 1 year to be built. Compared to how long you have been dreaming of building a new home, waiting up to 1 year is not that bad.
Maybe you are asking yourself “Should I build a house?” and are unsure if it is the right choice. When building a new home, you will feel a sense of comfort knowing that you have complete control over your new home’s design and landscaping.
Knowing that you can create a home you have always envisioned is beyond comforting. This can be a large part of the decision of building a new home.
12. No Community Restrictions
Homeowners associations, also known as HOAs, are something that a lot of people enjoy. However, some people decide to build a home for the sole purpose of avoiding HOAs.
While HOAs do have some benefits, like ensuring the homes in your neighborhood are well kept, they also have some disadvantages. They might restrict a certain style of home, or insist that your garage is located on the side of your home and not the front. HOAs aren’t for everyone. When building your own home, you can avoid this by having complete control of your location and working with experts to carefully select an area that works for you, the home you want, and the dream you have.
ValueBuild Custom Homes Can Help
ValueBuild Custom Homes can help answer any questions you might have about building a new home and we will be happy to discuss your home building options with you. If you have decided to build a new home, or are considering it in the future, contact us today!