New Home vs. Old Home

Advantages & Disadvantages Of New & Older Homes

Advantages NEW HOMES:

  • You Pick Your Style, Floor Plan, Upgrades & Lot Location
  • Everything Is BRAND NEW :)
  • Builder New Home Warranty
  • Energy Efficient
  • Build To Current Codes & Standards
  • Everything Is New : ROOF, FURNACE, WATER HEATER, WINDOWS - Therefore Less Maintenance

Disadvantages NEW HOMES:

  • Typically smaller lot sizes
  • All homes typically look quite similar & similar floor plans
  • House settling (foundation, walls, doors, etc)
  • Fencing
  • Immature vegetation......No Grass or New Sod, No Trees Or New Trees

 ´╗┐Advantages Of OLDER HOMES:

  • Larger Lots/Yards
  • Established neighbourhoods
  • Mature trees & vegetation & neighbours
  • Generally closer to the dowtown
  • Great craftmanship

Disadvantages Of OLDER HOMES:

  • Additional Maintenance (ROOF, FURNACE/HEATING, WINDOWS)
  • Smaller or Larger Square footage
  • Updating & Renovations (Style & To Todays Code)
  • Updating Of Street Services (Sewers, Road Maintenance)

Everyone Has There Preferences......New & Old........Find Your Style !

Trish Todd

Trish Todd

Sales Representative
CENTURY 21 Pinnacle Realty Ltd., Brokerage*
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