Helpful Hints on Buying Your First Home

Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 4:05PM

Helpful Hints on Buying Your First Home

This is the moment you’ve been waiting for and dreaming about for years. You’re finally going to be a homeowner. What an exciting and rewarding time, and a joyous new chapter in your life.

While you’re preparing for the future, it’s understandable that you also have some questions and concerns about the home buying process. The trouble is, finding accurate and thorough answers isn’t always easy. Thankfully, there are seasoned professionals who can help you make sense of the sometimes-confusing approach of buying a new home.

One of those considerations is custom home ownership. Here, all your desires and requirements can be incorporated. Best of all, you don’t have to put up with awkward layouts and other unnecessary features of existing homes. Here’s what to think about before purchasing your first home:

Know Your Budget

It’s easy to get emotionally attached to a property. You can see yourself living there, and you can picture your loved ones appreciating the space as much as you. Before you get ahead of yourself, however, it’s best to take a realistic and methodical approach. Remember to include in your home budget other costs such as utilities, HOA fees (if applicable), taxes, insurance, and similar. It’s also wise at this time to pay off debt and establish an emergency fund. That way, you’re covered against the unexpected.

Still, when you work with a trusted and dependable builder to craft your ideal custom home, you get the peace of mind that your residence is built with the highest quality materials and responsible attention to detail. That commitment to success is partly how Vanacore Homes has earned the Best Builder Around award for eight years in a row.

Know Your Wants and Needs

As mentioned, it simply doesn’t make sense to purchase an existing home where you’ll have to “make do” or work around clumsy and downright unsafe conditions. Who has the time or energy to put up with that frustration?

By contrast, with a custom home, you get all the features and amenities to make your life easier. Tailored to your unique lifestyle and preferences, this is a residence you’ll be proud to call home, and where friends and loved ones will always feel welcome.

In addition, your custom home can provide decades of faithful service. That means while others are looking for the next step after their “starter home,” or searching for a reliable place where they can retire, you’ll be enjoying the legacy and tradition of your forever residence in the comfort of your custom home.

Explore All Your Options

Don’t forget that the neighborhood where you live is very important. This will determine the quality of schools, proximity to work, safety rating, access to needed amenities, and more. You also deserve to live in a dynamic community where you can truly feel welcomed and included.  

Vanacore Homes builds in some of the most sought-after locations in Central Florida. That includes Halifax Plantation, Westland Village, Southern Pines, and throughout the City of Palm Coast. We used only the highest-quality materials, and stand by our outstanding track record of stellar customer service. Browse our website to witness the stylish elegance we create. Then, contact us today to get started on a fashionable and functional custom home of your own.

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