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6 Do’s and Don’ts When Thinking About Buying New Home Construction in St. Louis

Searching for a new home can be a quite a process, but it doesn’t need to be scary. Every great undertaking begins with a little bit of research; all you need to get ahead, or, in this case, get into the home of your dreams, is a dose of analysis and a bit of patience.

When you’re on the verge of buying your first home, don’t discount the immense value of new home construction in St. Louis. You might be amazed at what you find when you work hand-in-hand with a reliable homebuilder to create the perfect place for you and your family.

With all that in mind, here are a few tips and tricks to help you during your journey of buying a new home.

DO Go With Your Gut

This suggestion is at the top of the list for a reason. When you walk into a home, you should feel a connection with the craftsmanship, the builder and the finished product itself. Ideally, you’ll be spending the next several decades living, working, eating, and playing in this new home. You should love it to your core.

DON’T Go in Blind

If you made it this far, you’re already on the right track in terms of doing your homework. Before you commit to a new home, be sure to read up on your builder. When you look into a local builder like Rowles Company, for example, you’ll find a St. Louis-area builder with a reputation for high quality and long-term care. That’s not something that happens overnight.

DO Check With a Loan Officer

Before you begin to fantasize about the ideal home, it’s best to talk to a financial expert to evaluate your capabilities. It’s essential to enter the home-buying process with a realistic view of what you can afford; it helps you set expectations from the first step.

DON’T Forget to Think About Floorplans

If you decide to have a new home built, it’s important to think about all the available floor plans and how they’ll relate to your family’s lifestyle. Do you want two bedrooms? Three? Do you have an ideal layout for your living room? It’s important to think about these things before you commit.

DO Look at Several Different Models

There’s a built-in luxury when considering having a new home constructed. When you’re buying a house from a builder like Rolwes Company, there are several options from which to choose. Be sure to walk through several models to find precisely what you need and want.

Do a Walkthrough (or Two)

When you’re making the investment of a lifetime, you deserve to see what you’re getting every step of the way. That’s why it’s a good idea to take several tours of the builder’s model homes; that way you can see what’s offered and how your own ideas may play out. You might even find some inspiration where you least expect it.

Find the Perfect Partner

This only just touches on the surface of what you’ll need know in order to find the perfect home. You can search for a new home on your own or enlist the help of a builder with years of experience and a string of satisfied customers.

If you’re about to embark on your home-buying journey, visit the Rolwes Company website today and let one of our team members help get the ball rolling. You’re just one click away.

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This post was written by Jason Rhoads

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