Buying your first place is an exciting time in your life, but it can also be quite daunting. First time home buyers may have to contend with what's available versus their expectations of having a dream house, particularly if they are on a budget or have specific opinions on the design and function of each room. One way to minimize the headaches and find the right home in the right neighbourhood while saving money is to purchase a house and land package that in most cases will also save them money. There are several advantages to this approach, including:
Choosing A Floor Plan That Works For Your Family
Every family is different, and it can be difficult to find a property that has a layout that will have the right room configuration and traffic flow for your needs. If you buy from a company that builds new homes, however, you can choose from a variety of blueprints and have some input into the floor plans. Want to convert a walk-in robe to a sitting room? No problem. Don't like the way the children's bedrooms are separated from the master suite? You can ask for changes. Buy building rather than buying an already standing residence you can also pick features like tile designs, paint colours and fixtures.
Properties Guaranteed To Fit Your Home
There's been a trend toward longer, narrower lots in recent years and some builders simply can't keep up with the demand for quality, affordable residences. Others fall back on the traditional floor plans they've used for years, but many of these don't fit well on the new lot sizes, leaving you with an awkward layout that's unattractive, impractical or both. When you buy a house and land package, you know from the beginning that your new residence will work perfectly with the land you're interested in because it was designed specifically for a longer, narrower property. It will be aesthetically pleasing and practical.
With House and Land Packages, You Decide Which Element to Choose First
Many young families focus on location, location, location because they know they will be living there for years and want to be near work, schools and amenities like pools and parks. For these people, selecting a plot of land may be their first decision. Once they've found the perfect lot, home builders can then offer them a variety of floor plan options that will work well on their property. Other first time buyers may be more interested in having a house built that has all of the features they long for, like a media room, an al fresco dining area or office space. After they choose the perfect house and floor plan, their home builder can show them a variety of land options that will fit both the floor plans and dimensions and the owners' living needs, including yard space and convenient locations.
In-House Financing Options
When purchasing a house and land package, it's so easy to get the right financing from the home and land company you're working with. These companies usually offer internal financing packages that are extremely affordable with low interest rates in order to assist their customers. This local financing eliminates worries about cost overruns because the builder knows precisely what is needed to finish each job.
Transparency - Follow Every Step Of The Building Process
Many first time buyers are nervous about the process of building. It's understandable to want to visit the job site periodically to see how things are moving along, but some builders discourage new homeowners from coming to the job until it is finished. There are some excellent house and land packages, however, that include free access to every area of new construction so that their customers can ask questions, get answers and enjoy watching their dream home become a reality.