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New Home Construction Has A Number Of Benefits

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New Home Construction New home construction has a number of benefits. When you 're in the market for a new home, you have to determine if you want a new home or a pre-owned home. This means you have to consider costs and features to figure out where the best deals are. To learn of all the benefits, you have to find the right builder. Once you locate the right builder, the benefits become more and more obvious. One only has to visit sites like Homeowners Against Deficient Dwellings (HADD)- http://www.hadd.com or Homeowners for Better Buildings (HOBB) - http://www.hobb.org to see how widespread shoddy construction is in the industry. In my job as a Professional Home Inspector I talk to hundreds of people each year about new home…show more content…
Check with your local municipality to determine which model code they enforce and adjust your search likewise. You can find a Code Certified IRC Inspector by going to http://www.iccsafe.org. Ask questions. Ask your inspector if he/she will come back out and re-inspect after the builder says all the repairs have been made. Some will, some won 't. Expect to have to pay for a re-inspection. Ask the inspector if he will communicate with the builder after the inspection if the builder has questions. Good inspectors will take the time to go over the report via phone or in person with the builder to ensure that all needed repairs are made. Whether in new home construction or just buying a home in general, agents add a real value to the home buying experience, especially for those who will be purchasing a home for the first time. There are many legal aspects of buying a home that you will not want to look over. Having someone available to walk the homebuyer through all that is required in buying a home will certainly prove helpful later on. You also have to remember that with new home construction, you 're the one making all of the decisions. You get to choose the color schemes, the design of the tile, the color on the walls, the wood on the cabinets and everything more. If you buy a pre-existing home, you 're stuck with someone else 's decisions. If you want to change anything, you have to
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