These 7 simple tips will help you save money by keeping new home construction costs as low as possible. See more in our blog post on GlassHouseRE.com: http://www.glasshousere.com/real-estate-rebate-blog/7-ways-to-keep-new-home-construction-costs-down
GlassHouseRE.com Glass House Real Estate Ways to Keep New Construction Home Costs Down by Khalil El-Ghoul Principal Broker 7
GlassHouseRE.com When deciding what to choose for your new construction home, there are some key choices that will save you money up front and in the long run.
GlassHouseRE.com 1 1. Opt for a smaller lot Smaller lot = lower cost Long-run savings: Lower maintenance costs
GlassHouseRE.com 2 2. Have an efficient floor plan More square footage = higher price tag Long-run savings: Lower energy costs Try not to plan for extra space that won't be used.
GlassHouseRE.com 3 3. Choose carpet Save money by choosing carpet. Long-run savings: Carpet can be more easily replaced than hardwood if it gets too worn. Hardwood options are more expensive.
GlassHouseRE.com 4 4. Consider laminate Opt for laminate for kitchens and bathrooms. Long-run savings: Laminate is easily updated and replaced. It's less expensive than tile or hardwood.
GlassHouseRE.com 5 5. Choose oak or maple ...for your cabinets. Extra savings: Opt out of glazes and special finishes. Hickory and cherry are more expensive options.
GlassHouseRE.com 6 6. Opt for energy efficiency Choose ENERGY STAR certified appliances. Long-run savings: Yearly 20% savings on energy bills
GlassHouseRE.com 7 7. Communication is key Always ask your builder about costs and options so there are no surprises as your house is built.
GlassHouseRE.com Another way to save money: Work with an agency that gives buyers a cash rebate for purchasing a home, like Glass House Real Estate. Contact us on our website! Click here to read the full article, "7 Ways to Keep New Home Construction Costs Down"
GlassHouseRE.com Thanks for reading! I'd be happy to speak with you about buying a new construction home in the D.C. metro area (and saving some money at the same time). Or Contact me on our website! - Khalil 866-971-5608