custom homeWho doesn’t like the smell of something new? People love everything new. Does that apply to having a new custom home, too? They increase in value much faster than a house that’s already existing. But, they tend to cost more per square foot to construct or purchase than an existing home. Everything inside a new home is brand new. Since you will be the first one to use the amenities, there is a chance that it may not be as trustworthy as the ones that managed to withstand the test of time. This is one of the things that are the points of debate when it comes to purchasing or building a custom house versus purchasing an existing home. There are positive points to each option but they also have their own set of disadvantages. First-time home buyers must consider everything especially because it’s their first foray into the home-buying game.

The Perfect Custom Home

Many homeowners believe that they can have their perfect dream house. But that’s not the case in real life. The reason has nothing to do with your budget but it all boils down to your needs, tastes, and vision, which tend to evolve, especially if you are a first-time home buyer.

So what may seem like a good idea one minute ago may come up short a few hours after?

Don’t Get Caught Up In The Excitement

New home construction can be exciting. However, many first-time home buyers get caught up with the thrill of making something that’s unique. In many cases, they end up realizing that their plans didn’t make any sense and didn’t relate to how they enjoyed their houses. They may end up spending a lot on certain designs or features that they don’t need.

Where Is Far More Important Than What

Your decision to either build or purchase involves a lot more factors than just custom kitchens or huge living rooms. They may be difficult for first time home buyers who would like their first house to be their perfect dream home. But, as the old saying in real estate goes, the three most important things are location, location, and location.

A beautiful and huge custom home Myrtle Beach that needs a 2-hour commute might not be as appealing compared to an existing house that’s just 20 minutes away from everything.

Bottom Line

There’s only one who can answer the question whether you should buy an existing house or have a custom home builder construct your house according to your preferences. It’s you. You have to ask yourself all the questions mentioned above and more. You should be honest when you’re thinking about the answers. Consider everything, weigh the pros and cons, and don’t just focus on the cost.

Take into account the quality of schools in the area, the neighbourhood, safety, transportation, proximity to hospitals and department stores.

Call Dawol Homes if you want to build a custom home that will suit your lifestyle, preferences, and needs.

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Dawol Homes
9404 Hwy 17 Bypass,
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
(843) 294-2859

Dawol Homes Sales Office
3100 Dick Pond Rd # E
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

We build homes in: Cypress River Plantation, Waterway Palms, Waterbridge, Murrells Inlet, Collins Creek, Bellwood Landing, Carolina Forest, Plantation Lakes, North Myrtle Beach, Socastee, Surfside Beach, Pawleys Island, Litchfield Plantation