Evans, GA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 08/01/2014 -- Given the vast number of advantages to owning a new home, it isn’t surprising that new homes are among the most shopped homes on the market today. Open floor plans, spacious closet space, high countertops and ceilings, and luxurious master baths are just a few of the benefits you can expect from a new home in addition to the latest advances in energy saving products and appliances.
However, despite the numerous benefits new homes offer, many homebuyers assume the process of building a new home is complicated and expensive. They neglect to shop around new home communities and never know what they are missing out on. In the latest blog from Bill Beazley Homes, “4 Questions Every New Home Shopper Should Ask,” a reputable builder shows how with the right help, buying a new home can be easy, inexpensive, and even enjoyable.
The first step Bill Beazley Homes suggests is consulting a financial advisor. A homebuyer must know how much home they can afford before starting their search.
“Don't make the mistake of pre-approving yourself for a mortgage without talking to a financial expert first. If you don’t understand the entire process, you could be in way over your head and either overestimating your income or limiting yourself unnecessarily,” says Bill Beazley Homes.
The next step is to separate needs from wants. To do this home shoppers should consider their individual lifestyle preferences, not just in present day but how it might change over time. Creating a solid list of needs and wants will help homebuyers narrow down their search to a specific part of town and possibly a specific builder.
The third step is for homebuyers to get a feel for what their budget can buy. Online is a great starting place, but eventually homebuyers should visit model homes in person. With today’s modern innovations and apps, home shoppers can find photos, floor plans, home and community amenities, videos, virtual tours and more online. But it can’t tell a homebuyer everything. If a homebuyer is going to invest in a home they need to physically see the home, or at least a similar model.
The final step is for the homebuyer to decide between a custom and semi-custom home. On one hand, semi-custom homes offer a line of specific models that include customizable features such as flooring, fixtures, faucets, cabinets, and countertops. They grant homebuyers a personalized home without too many decisions.
On the other hand a custom home allows homebuyers to design their home from scratch. However, because they’re built to order, custom homes require more decision-making, more organization, and more planning on the part of the homebuyer.
Builders and consumers agree. Buying and building a new home is fun, exciting, and rewarding. The more questions a home buyer asks, the more they will learn which type of home, products, mortgage, and community is right for them.
About Bill Beazley Homes
For a brand new home from a reputable, trustworthy builder, home buyers should choose Bill Beazley Homes. Bill Beazley Homes has been in the home building business for 40+ years. The Augusta, Georgia and Aiken, SC regions are filled with their quality home designs. Customers love Bill Beazley Homes because they take care of their customers’ needs every step of the way, providing excellent customer service and superior homes at a great value
For more information about new homes available in the Augusta metro area please contact Bill Beazley Homes at 706-863-4888 or email at email@example.com.
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