Here is an article on why some buyers still prefer new homes at Market Watch Energy costs is something we point out to home buyers as mentioned in the article as well as deferred maintenance; some buyers don’t take into account when buying an older home there are going to be costs down the road to make repairs like fixing the roof, carpets, etc.
There are pros and cons to buying new with the biggest objection the price. There are several factors that can help offset the price such as special financing through the builder and energy efficiency.
If you are thinking of buying let us sit down with you and discuss your home buying needs and figure if a new home or resale is the way to go for you.Posted by Danny on September 26, 2011
While certainly you have heard plenty of bad news over the last few years with regards to the state of the real estate market, no doubt that real estate has plunged and many homeowners have taken a huge loss. Although it is bad news for homeowners who purchased homes between 2004-2008 the downturn in the real estate market has created great opportunities for first time home buyers. Homes have become more affordable and in most cases in the central Florida area it is cheaper to buy a home than to rent. So when you hear how bad the real estate market is just remember it may be the perfect opportunity for you to buy. To begin your home search browse all the homes listed in Central Florida MLS
More Resources Cheaper to buy than rent in 72% of largest cities via Inman NewsPosted by Danny on January 24, 2011