Reasons To Buy a NEW Home–Santa Rosa Beach Area

Top 5 Reasons to buy a new home

I have been helping customers negotiate some great deals on new homes here in the Florida Panhandle.

I wanted to share the top 5 reasons to buy a new home compared to a re sale.

You have to look at the total savings or as I like to call it the total cost of

New Homes usually come with special incentives that are not always advertised “Free Stuff
New Homes will have a lower cost to insure when compared to a re sale
New Homes must meet a very high level of energy efficiency
New homes can be bought with very attractive financing offers
New Homes have a lower cost of annual maintenance

When you stack up all the savings purchasing a New Home is something you want to take a closer look at.

Although a new home may have an initial higher purchase price the overall monthly cost of ownership can be much lower than a home only ten years old.

New home builders are always contacting realtors about specials that are about to become available before they are made available to the general public.

DR Horton has 13 new communities here in the Florida Panhandle–great homes at a great price!  Contact me today to take advantage of these deals.


Top 10 Things to Sell Your House

Repaint Rooms. Paint with a buyer’s sensibilities in mind.

Wash and Paint the Exterior. Repainting your exterior increases curb appeal

Shine with New Lighting. Bring out the best features of your house with a new lighting layout.

Organize and De-Personalize. Cleanliness leads to closing.

Repair or Replace Window Screens. Fixing sagging, dirty or ripped screens is one of the easiest and most inexpensive home improvements for home sellers

Patch Drywall Dings and Dents Imperfections like drywall divots suggest larger problems with the integrity of your house.

Unstick Stubborn Doors. Sticking doors are bothersome, and even more so to prospective buyers touring your home for the first time

Repair Tile Grout. Make your bath and kitchen look brand new by ridding these rooms of shabby and damaged grout

Upgrade Kitchen and Bath Faucets. Replace faucets to give your kitchen or bathroom a quick facelift.

Clean Your Gutters. Clogged gutters could make a great house look neglected