The Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Buying New

Prospective home buyers have the choice of two types of houses on the market: resale or new.

Home buyers planning to buy a brand-new house or condominium often cite energy-efficiency, open layout, a warranty, and being able to select appliances, flooring, paint colors and other design elements as factors driving their choice.

But builders say that buyers can be drawn to a new house for reasons that aren’t so obvious. View the pages listed to the right to learn about a few more benefits of a brand-new home that you may not see in a sales brochure.