So you’ve finally decided to make the leap from renting to owning. Good for you! Now you may find yourself wondering which is the best route: buying a previously-owned home (also called a resale) or building a custom home.
Resale homes are often described as having “a lot of character” or “that lived-in feel”. And some houses definitely put out that positive vibe. Unfortunately, these terms can often be euphemisms for “fixer-upper” or “broken-down” — and sometimes you may not even be able to tell the actual condition until the home is inspected. Custom home construction takes all the guesswork out of the structural condition, since the structure was literally just made.
Not only are the walls sound, the roof strong, and the foundation uncracked, but the finer points are under you Continue reading “Building a Custom Home”