With so many homes on the market, deciding between a new construction or existing home is one of the first steps in the journey. There are good and bad things about each, so let’s take a quick look at the benefits of each type. 

New Construction

No prior residents, so your home is clean and fresh

Customizable at less cost, with modern materials

Nothing needs to be replaced, such as roofs or windows

Reliable warranty for any unforeseen issues

More likely to include lifestyle amenities

Resale Homes

Often have unique touches and creativity of prior residents

Existing neighbourhoods with welcoming communities

Typically larger lot sizes for low-rise homes

Can be more cost effective 

Faster closing date for quick move-ins

No matter the budget, there are beautiful homes in each category. What’s the most important step is deciding your priorities, and starting from there!