3 Reasons Why Building A Home Is Better Than Buying One
27th October 2018
Most people think that you have to be super rich to build your own home but that’s not the case. If you’ve got the time to manage the project, it’s not actually as difficult as you might think. It is, of course, easier to just buy a home that’s ready to move in but you’re not going to get the ideal family home if you do that. There are all sorts of amazing benefits to building your own home which make it a far better option than just buying one. These are just a few of the great reasons why you should consider building your own family home next time you want to move.
This is one of the major reasons why you should build instead of buy. In most cases, it’s cheaper. If you have a massive project that ends up going way over schedule and you have a lot of costly problems, you’ll probably end up spending more. But if you’re just building a standard house that isn’t too out there, it’ll cost you less. It will take you a lot longer and it’s a very stressful process but it’s absolutely the best way to get more for your money in terms of space and quality.
As well as the actual cost of building it, you need to consider the cost of running the home once you’ve moved in. Modern building materials are a lot better for things like insulation so a new house will be a lot cheaper to heat. You’ll also have a lot of new, energy efficient appliances that will help you cut down on your energy bills.
You Have Complete Control
This is probably the best thing about building your own house, especially for families. All families have their own specific needs and if you build your own place, you can design it in any way you want, to make sure that all of those needs are met. When you’re looking at ready built houses, you’re inevitably going to have to make a few sacrifices somewhere, but that’s not the case if you build your own house. Find some good contemporary architects and go to them with a list of features that you need in the house and tell them what your priorities are. They’ll be able to create a house design that is absolutely perfect for your family.
Up To Date Technology
House building technology is always changing and the recent boom in smart home tech is changing the way that homes operate. Even if you buy a home that was built a couple of years ago, it won’t have all of the latest stuff because technology moves so fast. But if you build your own, you’ll be able to create a tech filled home with all of the latest innovations. Things like USB ports in the sockets and smart appliances are all great additions to a home that make running it a lot easier.
Building your own home is a big task to take on but there are so many great benefits so you should consider it.
Beth is a 30-something, self-employed Mum rediscovering her connection to British History and nature. Her loves include the discovery of knowledge, walking in the woods, and writing, among others. Beth is a Virtual Assistant at The Happy VA.