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Is a New Home or a Resale Home in Your Future?

January 30, 2011

If you have been considering purchasing a new home think about the following:

  • With a new home you will have the option to customize it with kitchen appliances, flooring, counter tops and color choices.
  • There is minimal maintenance involved with a new home and materials used are newer and do not pose a possible health risk compared to older homes.
  • A majority of homebuilders will give you a home warranty in case of building defects. This also includes warranties on appliances.
  • Newly built homes are generally prewired for technology, including high speed internet, multiple phone lines, and cable.
  • New homes will often be more energy efficient with more effective windows, insulation, and an up to date heating and cooling system.
  • If you are concerned with have the most stylish décor, a new home is the way to go.

If you are considering a resale home:

  • Your commute time to work is likely to be lesser since older homes are more like to be near larger cities.
  • If you love to tackle home repair projects than a resale home will be for your.
  • Resale homes also tend to have larger lots and mature landscaping.
  • The neighborhoods are established. You can also expect completed construction of streets and traffic lights.
  • Resale homes have more negotiation on price and new home builders tend to be set on price but may throw in extra incentives.

For help in finding and closing on your perfect Hoboken home, contact Eddie Perez, Broker-REALTOR, CDPE. Eddie’s market includes Hoboken, a progressive city  where they’re always coming up with new ways of making it a better place to live, Jersey City, Weehawken and Union City. Eddie can also be reached by phone at 201-344-2886.