Do New Construction Homes Come With Mirrors?

Do new construction homes come with mirrors?

With regards to purchasing a newly constructed home, we have discussed whether they have mail boxes outside and home appliances or not. Another common question people ask when purchasing a home is, “do new construction homes come with mirrors?” This question mostly arises because people often find themselves under contract to purchase a new construction house. However, … Read more

Do New Construction Homes Come With A Mailbox?

Do new construction homes have mailboxes?

People say there’s something intoxicating about that new-car smell, but in our experience, the same can doubly be said about buying a new house. The scent of concrete drying under the drywall, that fresh coat of paint, those smooth, silky walls, new appliances, and appliance boards, and that feeling when you wake up in the … Read more

Do New Construction Homes Come With Appliances?

A new construction show home with build in fridge freezer and cooker

We mentioned previously that it isn’t uncommon for new construction homes to be missing a few essentials here and there. Contractors usually have a fixed number of appliances and facilities they offer in new construction homes, depending on how much room their budget allows and, more importantly, what you are expecting, considering the money you … Read more

Can You Fill Cinder Blocks With Soil or Concrete? Is It Safe?

Can you fill cinderblocks with soil, concrete, gravel, sand, or foam?

Whether you are building a raised bed or a wall, cinder blocks are a cost-effective and sturdy way to do so. Old cinder blocks used to be literal blocks; cubes or cuboids with no holes as such. However, modern cinder blocks (and even bricks) have holes in them. There are several reasons manufacturers do this; from … Read more

Do New Construction Homes Come with Smoke Detectors?

Do New Construction Homes Come with Smoke Detectors?

There are strict penalties for not following fire safety regulations; and for good reason. These regulations outline the necessary steps that should be taken to provide an early fire warning to mitigate the risks or enable individuals to find escape routes. One of the most essential equipment necessary for keeping homes and offices safe is … Read more

Do New Construction Homes Have Closet Shelving?

A custom closet shelving system

When looking for new construction homes, realtors and builders usually consider the ‘bones and meat’ of a house. By the bones, they mean its foundation and ‘skeletal structure’, but when it comes to meat, the extras come into mind. One of the first considerations here includes kitchen appliances, vanities, and closet shelving system. Moving into a … Read more

Why Are New Construction Homes So Expensive?

Why are new construction homes so expensive?

Over the past few decades, the cost of real estate has risen considerably. This rise doesn’t just reflect the rising costs of property, but also a rise in costs of new construction homes. A house that cost $70.45 per square foot in 2000 cost $134.91 in 2020; almost doubling in the last 20 years. It has become … Read more