Matter of Convenience: Why People Prefer New Homes

If you are planning to buy a home, should you buy a pre-owned property or a new one? Apparently, many home buyers prefer a new home. If you see the reasons why, you just might find a new home the superior choice. Here are the upsides of investing in a new home:

It’s Really Yours
Of course, once you buy any type of home, it’s yours—technically speaking. From a perspective of feeling though, is it truly “yours”? A new home will be custom-built for you. Builders may give you models or floorplans to choose from. Well, you’d probably want them unless you’re an architect or engineer.
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First Home Buyers Grant: How Much Can You Get?

The $10,000 First Home Buyers Grant is a boon to citizens of Western Australia looking to build or purchase new homes. Provided that you meet the eligibility requirements, you can benefit from this program. For those looking to build a new home, a $10,000 grant is available.

Anybody who would be eligible to receive the grant should take advantage of it, especially since assets and income will not be evaluated to qualify. However, there is a grant cap that you need to learn about as a home buyer. The home value of your property must not exceed $750,000 south of the 26th parallel and any home north of that property must not be worth more than $1,000,000.
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3 Reasons to Choose Single-Storey Homes

So you’ve decided to build a new home for your family and you already have a set price and suburb in mind. Now comes the question, “Should I opt for single-storey or a multi-level design?” Though it depends a lot on your priority, the single-storey plan offers multiple functional advantages that make it more desirable over multi-level alternatives.

Senior and child-friendly

If you wish to invest in a property that can better fulfil your future aging needs, you may want to consider what a struggle it may be to move up and down the stairs with arthritic joints and weakened vision. A single-floor plan will give you more space to move around when you age. Similarly, stairs can be a hazard to little kids.
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