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Should I Build a New Home or Buy an Existing Home?

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

Your housing needs may have changed over the years. If you’re a younger family, you may have more kids now—or older kids that need more room. If you’re a more mature family, the kids may be gone and you’re thinking about downsizing. Or you might be in a situation in which you’ll have older relatives moving in. However your situation may have changed, you may be asking, “Should I build a new home or buy an existing home?” Here’s help for evaluating whether building a new home or buying an existing home is the right choice for you.

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Tags: Building vs. Remodeling

Should Trends Influence Your CT Homebuilding or Remodeling Decisions?

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

The housing industry (which includes both builders and buyers) has always paid attention to current trends. If you’re doing research before building or remodeling a home, you’ll find no shortage of information about “What’s Hot and What’s Not” when it comes to current trends.

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Tags: Home Building Trends, Building a Custom Home, Building vs. Remodeling

Should You Build or Remodel on Connecticut?

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

There is more than one way to get what you want. If you feel your existing Connecticut home no longer fits your needs, you may be tempted to build a new home that provides the space and comfort you’re after. Building a new Connecticut home, however, may or may not be the most appropriate solution. 

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Tags: Design Trends, Living in Connecticut, Building a Custom Home, Building vs. Remodeling

CT Housing Options: Build/Buy/Remodel—Which One’s Right for You?

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

When you’re looking for the perfect home in the Wallingford CT area you have a number of choices. You can build a new home; buy an existing home that’s on the market; or remodel your current home.

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Tags: Remodeling Tips, Building a Custom Home, Buying a New Home, Building vs. Remodeling

Calculating the Real Cost of Buying New Versus Existing: More Than Meets The Eye

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

If you’re looking for a home in the Wallingford, CT area one of the basic decisions you have to make is whether to buy an existing home or build a brand new home of your own. And one of the big factors in making that decision, of course, is the relative cost. Over the 30 years that we’ve been building homes in this area, we’ve discovered that there is often a preconception that a brand new home will be more expensive than purchasing an existing home. But is that true? 

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Tags: Home Building Cost, Building a Custom Home, Building vs. Remodeling

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