Should You Build or Buy Your New Home?

So, it’s time for you to move into a new home. When doing so, you have a choice: build or buy. For help determining if you should build or buy, keep reading.

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There are a few things to consider when picking between building and buying. The first thing to think about is time. How much time do you have to make your move? Building a new home takes time, so, if you’re in a rush, building may not be the choice for you. However, if you have time to move, building a home can be a great option for you. 

The second thing to think about is your budget. Look at the homes that are currently on the market. If they are not up to par with your standards, what customizations do they need? Consider the cost of the home, plus the cost of these customizations. If these costs exceed the costs of building a home, you should pick building. However, if these costs are lower than building a custom home, you should purchase a home and remodel it to your liking.

Next up: location. For many, location is everything. If you are set on a certain location, the choice of building or buying may be made for you. If you are set on a lakeside property, for example, there may only be homes available along the lake. This means you have to buy a house to get what you want. On the other hand, you may have your eyes set on a specific suburb. This suburb may only have lots available. Under this circumstance, you’d have to build.

With all of these things considered, you can decide between buying and building. Whether you decide to build or remodel, contact Nutter Custom Construction. We can help you create the home of your dreams. Get in touch with us by calling 941-924-1868 today!

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