“New” means exactly that: brand new properties that have never been lived in before, or homes purchased in the pre-construction phase. On the flip side, “existing” or resale homes are pre-owned properties, most of which were built between the 1920s and the 1970s. For the same price, 2 in 5 Americans – a sizeable 41% of the population – either somewhat or strongly prefer a newly-built home over an existing one.
While shiny and new sounds nice in theory, what’s actually behind the allure of these properties? Let’s dive into the advantages and disadvantages:
See the Pros and Cons at the full article here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/trulia/2014/06/20/the-pros-and-cons-of-buying-a-newly-built-home/#701a7a60405d
Here is a link to a webpage with up-to-date search results for ALL newly-built homes in Ascension Parish (listed in the MLS). [There are also links to the search results for featured subdivisions, Livingston Parish and more.] www.NewHomesAscension.com .
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