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3 Types of New Homes You Can Buy

By Rae McDermott on August, 18 2017
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Rae McDermott
Rae McDermott

Sales Consultant
Rae has 10 years experience in marketing, relationship development, and team building. She is passionate about utilizing new technology in the workplace and has a love of design and impressionist art.

A lot of people think that buying a new home means building a new home from scratch. While that is one of the options, there are two other options for home buyers looking to buy new.

The three types of new homes are: to-be-built, under construction, and move-in ready.

 

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1. To-Be-Built

To-be-built homes are your build from scratch option. When you choose to build a new home, you not only pick your community, lot, and floor plan, but you also choose all of the color selections and personalization options & features.

Explore our Floor Plan Gallery to find the perfect layout for your new home.

 

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How long does it takes to build a new home? On average, it takes about 6 to 9 months, but varies quite a bit based on the size of the home, the time of year, and inclement weather delays (rain).

Once you've signed the contract for your new home it typically takes 30-45 days before the construction process can begin.

2. Under Construction

For many homebuyers, the most difficult part of building a new home is waiting.

New homes under construction offer buyers the opportunity to shorten the wait, by choosing a home already in progress you'll save at least 2 months in the overall process.

Explore Available Homes for Sale and narrow down the choices using filters for city, school district, price range and more.

 

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Depending on the stage of construction, you may still have options available to personalize your home.

3. Move-in Ready

Of all the options, buying a move-in ready home is probably the simplest and quickest way to purchase a new home for sale in your area.

A move-in ready home is one that has completed construction. Depending on the type of loan you choose, you can be in your home within 30-45 days or as little as 2-3 weeks for cash buyers.

 

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Start Your Search to find the perfect community by using the filters to find the one in the city, school district or price range you're looking for.

 

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For each community, you can view available Floor Plans or Homes for Sale. All of our Homes for Sale have a status, whether Move-in Ready or an estimated move-in time frame (such as Available Late December) to help you plan the timing of your move.

The Omega home building process starts by providing you with the tools and resources you need to make the best choices for you and your family.

 

What are the must-haves on your list?

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