Five Ways the Custom Built Homes Can Actually Save You Money
Generally speaking, custom built homes tend to be pricier – at least initially – than purchasing a home that has already been constructed. But did you know that there are certain ways that custom built homes can actually save you money?
Let’s take a look at a few ways that custom homes can help you keep some more money in your pocket.
- You can choose your own lot.
Real estate is one of the most expensive parts of your home purchase. The same home in two different neighbourhoods can vary in price greatly. When you custom build, you can choose a less expensive lot. Or if you already own a lot that is construction ready, the savings can be even more substantial.
- Your home will already suit your style.
If you purchase an older home chances are there will be something you don’t really like. You will want to change the paint colour, the countertops, the flooring, or something else. Custom built homes are designed according to your tastes so there is nothing to update when you move it.
- They are move-in ready.
Because they are built according to your tastes, you will be able to move in right away. No spending extra money on a renovation crew or lengthy hotel stays.
- There are no big repairs needed in the near future.
When you purchase an older home, it is only a matter of time before you will need a new roof, plumbing repairs etc. But custom built homes are brand new and many things are under warranty. This means no big repair bills in the near future.
- Custom built homes are energy efficient.
Another way that you can save money with a custom home is on your utility bill. Over the past decades, great strides have been made in the energy efficiency of doors, windows, furnaces and appliances. Custom homes can be made even more energy efficient through things like motion sensors, tankless water heaters and even solar power. Talk to your builder about the kind of energy efficient features you would like to have in your custom built home.
If you have always thought of custom built homes as being expensive, maybe it’s time to think of the many ways in which they can actually save you money. For more information, call Superior Construction today at 905-805-8883.
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