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Considering Building Rather Than Buying A Home

Posted by Terence Davids on Dec 7, 2017 11:55:00 AM
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Sometimes it's easier to build your dream home than buy your dream home. We've blogged before about the benefits of buying over building, but sometimes building the right home is the best way to ensure that your home is exactly what you're looking for.

Personalized To Fit You

When you build a home, rather than buy, you get to choose each part of the house and not have to invest in renovations after you have already purchased the home. While it may seem more expensive, it can work itself out in what you would save on renovating a cheaper home.

You can plan the layout of the home, how many rooms you need, and layout how you want rooms to look. When you purchase a home that hasn't been built but has a builder committed to it from a development, you often still get to choose things like cabinets, siding, flooring, and more to ensure things are personalized.

Buying A Development vs. A Lot

There are methods of buying a home to be built. You can purchase a home that is part of a development that hasn't be built yet. These homes are committed to a specific building company, and tend to come with less options for you to choose from. They will likely look similar to other homes for sale in that development, with very similar floor plans within the home.

When you purchase an empty residential lot, you can select the home builder and have more free reign over the new home that you build. You will just need to be sure that you choose a reputable company, and have a solid contract in place.

Available Listing

At 52 Merigold Street in St. Catharines is a vacant lot zoned for residential real estate, and is available and ready to build. The lot size is 41 feet by 157 feet. For more information about the available listing, click here to visit the Team Davids house listings.

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