New Constructions vs Resale Homes. Find out The Pros & Cons when buying in Atlanta, Gwinnett Co., Lilburn, Ga, Snellville Ga, lawrenceville, Ga, Grayson Ga

When shopping for your home, you’ll discover that most homes on the market are resales. Yet, one out of four home-buyers buys a new construction home.

Both new built and resale homes offer advantages and disadvantages.

Also, consider that some builders have newly constructed home for immediate delivery. Usually these homes are available to move into within 30 days.

Before you make a decision, let’s compare the benefits of each:

                                                     NEW HOMES:

  • Better safety features such as fire;

  • Everything is new and modern, offer innovative use of space and style;

  • You can participate in the design of your new home;

  • If you care about green, this is the way to go;

  • You’ll pay less for utilities because of greater energy efficient systems installed;

  • Better resale value;

  • You won’t be thinking about repairs and upgrades for a while.


  • On the average they are less expensive;

  • They are in established neighborhoods;

  • Homes have already settled;

  • The house has history;

  • You know what to expect;


  • You can move in quickly;

  • Sometimes builders offer financial incentives;

  • The community is nearly completed;

  • You might end up buying the model home;

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February 18, 2019

Violeta is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the States of Georgia and Florida, and the Founder of The House Squad Real Estate SHOP. She has been actively selling real estate for over 15+ years and speaks 3 languages beside English. Her goal is to educate the public of their options, and how they can add more to their bottom line when buying, selling or investing in real estate.