Why Should You Build a New Home?

When looking for a new home, you have to choices: to look for an existing home on the market, or to build a completely new home from the ground up. In the end, your choice depends on several factors, including your budget and your needs, wants, and personal taste. However, building your own new home has several distinct advantages that may sway you in this direction.

Why Should You Build a New Home?

Energy Efficiency

Lots of improvements have been made with regard to energy efficiency in the construction of homes. Homes today are much more energy efficient than those constructed even just two decades ago, allowing for more efficient distribution of air throughout the home and employing the use of energy efficient appliances, windows, plumbing, and roofing. Over the course of ownership of the home, these considerations will save you a lot of energy and a lot of money.

Health Considerations

New homes are also healthier than their older counterparts. Old homes may have problems with mold and materials that are no longer in use that could be hazardous to your health. Years of dust build up is also common in older homes. In a new home, you can breath easy.

A Good Investment

Buyers prefer newer homes when it comes to the market. If you ever decide to sell, your home will have an advantage over older ones in the area.


New homes come with a warranty, which can provide you with peace of mind in the event that something needs attention.

Personal Satisfaction

There’s no feeling quite like owning your own home that you built. Building your own home gives you the feeling that your home is truly yours. In addition, building your own home allows you to give it all the features you’re looking for, which can be difficult to find in an existing home.

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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.