New homes offer a variety of benefits
AS 2017 gets under way, thoughts turn to a new start, maybe moving house and ideally to be settled by spring. Whilst older properties boast character and scope to renovate, new homes provide a blank canvas that is energy efficient, low maintenance and ready to move in to.
More than 80% of buyers will not consider a property that needs work and over 30% will only look at new builds, according to research by Gocompare.com. Even those who prefer the character of older properties are put off by a ‘project’.
Many people like the option of moving into a new home as soon as it is complete. Being ‘chain-free’ reduces the stress and anxiety often associated with moving. New home developments are especially appealing to investors; they offer the latest designs, building materials, style, home comforts as well as coming chain-free.
Whether buying a new property to live in or to let, there are many benefits. Designed with contemporary living in mind, they maximise space and indulge trends such as multimedia rooms. By reserving a new home early enough, you may select your own fixtures, appliances, flooring and décor.
Using modern technology, new homes incorporate state-of-the-art features such as high-tech security and smoke alarms, offering not only peace of mind, but potentially lower insurance premiums.
They also offer reassurance with long-term guarantees, such as the 10-year Buildmark warranty. Energy efficiency is built-in with renewable energy sources and energy efficient materials.
Today’s new homes are not only better for the planet but cheaper to run, reducing utility bills by as much as £500 a year.
In short, new homes are a good option when viewed as a medium to long-term investment.
Property prices do fluctuate but buying a new property will help to keep ongoing costs to a minimum.Also, in the current marketplace, demand for newly built homes is likely to ensure a smooth resale making them an attractive proposition.
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