Buying a new construction home? 4 key steps before you buy

(NC) Buying a home is the start of a new chapter, and for many homebuyers the idea of living in a brand-new home that reflects their personal style is very appealing. But buying a pre-construction home is different than buying on the resale market, and it takes some upfront research. Here are four steps to help you go from window-shopper to serious homebuyer. 1. Decide what suits your lifestyle Pre-construction homes have two main categories: condos, which include shared amenities, and freehold homes, which are detached or semi-detached.

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