Our step-by-step guide will assist you in understanding the process of buying a manufactured home and in following it successfully. We will walk you through the steps for planning, financing, land purchase, delivery, setup and connection to city services. Step 1 is financing.
Spec Home Buying: Pros and Cons When shopping for a new home, one of the options you may encounter is a builder’s spec home. Builders construct “spec” homes, short for speculative, hoping to interest a buyer who needs a home as soon as possible.
Dual agency: This means that one agent — or two agents from the same company — represents both the buyer and the seller.Although this seems to present a conflict of interest, it is still common practice. In a dual agency situation, no privileged information can be shared unless you agree to it.
How does Marco think the market will be for spec homes in the aftermath of the recent Southern and Northern California wildfires? “There will be a massive rebuild in Malibu. We went through this in 1995 when we had the last fires.
Advantages of buying a new-build Disadvantages of buying a new-build; Guarantees: new-build homes come with a 10-year NHBC warranty covering structural defects.Most developers also provide their own two-year warranty. Delays: properties aren't always completed on time.If there's a hold-up during construction, your mortgage offer could expire.
Do's and Do Not's of Buying a Spec. Home. Do investigate the track record of the builder. Do check licenses through the state, Better Business Bureau, and the Builder's Association. Do look at the model home, as well as, several other examples of this builder's work.
Spec homes don’t require you to be involved with the design and build process at all, so if you think you would be overwhelmed by the decisions that need to be made or the building process, buying a spec home relieves you from that responsibility.
You're ready for a new house. Should you buy it or build it? Here's how to think through the pros and cons, whether it's your first home or your fifth.