One of the most common reasons people need to uproot, sell their home, and buy a new one is to accommodate their growing family. A custom home affords you the opportunity to design a living space that fits your needs today, while also taking into account whatever surprises your future might hold. This blog includes an extensive number of reasons why building a custom home is an excellent choice. Hopefully, the next few paragraphs will convince you of some the great benefits of a custom-built home.
LOWER MONTHLY ENERGY BILLS CUSTOM-BUILT HOME
Purchasing an existing home works for some, but retrofitting older homes with modern, updated energy efficient fixtures can get pricey, fast. Most new home buyers expect energy efficient fixtures throughout, but with a custom build, there’s an even greater opportunity to dial in energy efficiency and substantially lower your monthly energy bills over.
FLEXIBLE SPACES FOR FAMILY GROWTH
Younger families tend to gravitate to open, amply lit flex spaces that naturally bridge the gap between cooking, dining, and relaxation. A custom home’s layout gives you the opportunity to create a more inclusive family environment, while still maintaining privacy where it matters.
AN OPEN FLOOR PLAN
The ability to comfortably entertain guests can have a huge impact on a homeowners’ quality of life, and building a custom home is the perfect opportunity to play up your hosting strengths. Build a custom patio that accentuates a barbeque pit, or even an in-ground pool. Turn a standard living room into an inviting great room or build a kitchen and dining space large enough to comfortably cook and seat the entire extended family.
It may seem silly, but given the chance to hand-select the door knobs, light fixtures, cabinet pulls, faucets and kitchen appliances; most people would jump for joy. A custom home can be a true expression of its owners. If you build a custom home, you can create a cohesive living experience that’s all you, through and through. Every detail and appointment will be your choice.
BUILT IN TECHNOLOGY
The latest integrated home technology unifies your house audio, video, lighting control systems, home security, climate, communications, internet and ancillary services into one seamless, easy-to-use experience. Wouldn't it be nice to have all of that built-in to your home, just the way you want it? A custom-built home will give you that.
BUILT WHERE YOU WANT IT
Before you think of great room designs or total square footage, you have the opportunity to choose where you want to build — that's one of the very best benefits of the custom-built home. If you’re planning a family, you have the ability to build your home in the best school districts, or close to family and friends.
LOWER MAINTENANCE COSTS
Buying an existing home can feel like a gamble, specifically when it comes to unforeseen maintenance pitfalls that present themselves a few months or years after all the paperwork is signed and done. And while this goes without saying, it bears repeating: everything in a custom home is BRAND NEW. That means a lot of building materials, appliances, and home furnishings come with direct from manufacturer warranties. So not only do you not have to worry about regular maintenance, but if something breaks, you’ll likely be able to simply replace it at little to no cost.
OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE YOUR BUILDER
Custom home building is all about choices, and that goes for who you decide to work with, too. When you entrust your future into the hands of a homebuilder, you have an opportunity to choose the best. Longevity Home Solutions best materials and craftsmen means you’re more likely to end up with a home that exceeds your standards and holds its value for years to come, in case you need to sell down the road.
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LONGEVITY HOME SOLUTIONS understands that starting the process of home improvements can be daunting and often plagued with unavoidable delays, but when it comes to safety at home, we believe time is of the essence! Our team are masters at project management and we will get your project done efficiently and as quickly as possible. If you need help to make your home more adaptable, no matter what the reason may be, CONTACT US.