In general, it can take anywhere from nine months to a year to build your new home from start to finish. Part of this depends on how busy the builder is, but there are some things that are beyond their control.
It's an age-old question in the world of home buying: do I build a new home or purchase a resale home (sometimes called a pre-owned home)? For many, building new can feel daunting. Not quite certain of the building process, or perhaps under the impression it will cost substantially more to build new, many stick with what they're comfortable with and purchase a resale house.
Choosing the best floor plan for your family, one that fits your needs and wants, and the style you prefer is a lot of work, but also very exciting. You're imagining your life in a new home, and as you envision your family in the walls of that floor plan, you know you're making the right choice.
Part of that choice, however, is ensuring your ideal new home both fits and is located on the right lot as well.
When you start to compare home builders for your new home, it can feel a bit overwhelming. All builders want to put their best home and price forward to attract your attention, but it’s important to dig deeper and look for all of the things you want from the company that will build your home.
If you’ve never bought a brand-new home, it can feel like an incredibly complicated and confusing process. It takes around 10 months for your new home to be built, and fortunately, we are here to walk you through each and every step of the way.
Building a new home over buying a resale comes with plenty of perks. You can choose your ideal floor plan, choose the exact lot on which to build, and really personalize your new home to your exact needs. And of course, one of the most enticing reasons to build new is you can get more in-depth with your choices of colours and finishes.
Of course, it's always fun to visit new show homes in Winnipeg. You get to see the newest design trends, spacious floor plans and beautiful features - not to mention, some great ideas for your new dream home. As show home shoppers, though, we tend to fixate on the really eye-catching rooms in the home such as the kitchen and bathrooms (of course!).