What are the Advantages of Building a New Home?

If you’re thinking of moving, have you considered building your own new home instead of buying a home that’s already on the market? There are a number of advantages that come with building your own home that you won’t get if you buy a pre-existing home. Take a look at our list and see!

The Advantages of Building a New Home

New Homes are More Energy Efficient

As we learn more about designing homes with energy efficiency as a priority, we continually improve on previous generations of home building. Even homes that are relatively young can’t compare to the energy efficiency levels of homes built today. Today’s homes distribute conditioned air super efficiently, and come with brand new energy efficient appliances, all of which will save you on your energy costs. Over the lifetime of the home, this adds up.

A Place You Can Really Call Home

When you build your own home, it becomes a place that you can truly call your own. No one has lived in this home, and you built it from the ground up. There’s an intangible value there that many homeowners enjoy, as it makes them feel like they can really be at home.


With a new home, you get the builders warranty as guarantee in the quality of the craftsmanship. If you have a problem with your home’s construction, the warranty helps you rectify the situation easily.

Higher Resale Value

The newer a home, the higher its resale value when you decide to sell. Of course there are plenty of exceptions to this rule, but buyers are generally willing to pay more for the efficiencies and conveniences of modern homes.

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About the Lifetime Series Homes by Mueller Homes

The Lifetime Series Homes by Mueller Homes are a series of semi-custom house designs that were created with the intention of providing home buyers with a new option when it comes to shopping for a home. The Lifetimes series includes 14 home templates including, 2 story, first floor master, and ranchers that are pre-designed and ready to build. Because they are ready to build, clients save significant time and money that would have gone into designing a custom home, yet with the Lifetime Series by Muller Homes, clients still get the build quality, attention to detail, and communication that comes with working with a custom home builder. We serve the central Maryland area, and also provide assistance with lot acquisition, evaluation, and home buying finance. Keep up with us on our blog as well as on FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pinterest and YouTube.