Expert advice on new construction purchases

While touring newer additions searching new construction, having a knowledgeable Realtor at your side is important. will be your guide when navigating the sea of new homes today to pick one that's right for you.

Gain an advantage when negotiating new construction in Burlington with David Massey Real Estate as your real estate professional - (336) 226-9374

People that buy brand new homes in a development don't like to see houses sold after theirs go for less money, so builders aren't as apt to bend on price. (You'll appreciate this behavior after you've bought a home in a development of new construction!) Regardless, depending on the market and the status of the project, there's sometimes room for negotiation.

For example, if a property has been on the market a while and the builder is deeply invested, then you have some room. The same goes for show or model homes that have been sitting for a while. However, if a home was just finished, don't count on being able to get a deal.

In situations where a builder won't budge, ask for assistance with other aspects of the transaction. Ask for help with the closing costs, or more amenities, like appliance upgrades, a garage door opener, a sprinkler system or landscaping, or an extended home warranty. Or take the contrary route. If a home is nearing completion, you can often save money by passing on suggested upgrades from the builder and installing things yourself.

Just because a home is brand new, it can still have its share of flaws. Be sure to get a home inspection before purchase so that issues are handled and also negotiate a home warranty. Then, about 10 or 11 months after purchase it's worth it to pay for an inspection and get anything else repaired before the warranty expires.

At David Massey Real Estate, I'll make it my #1 priority to find you a new home that meets your needs and fits within your budget. Give me a call at (336) 226-9374 to begin the search for your new home today.

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