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New vs. Used: The Advantages of a Brand New New Tradition Homes

January 13, 2020

At New Tradition Homes, we believe your home should reflect you inside and out — and while a used home has all the “pieces,” it doesn’t have the heart. With a squeaky clean new home as your canvas, you get to make your space entirely yours without sacrificing the choices that are most important to you.

A beautiful new home in a family-friendly Washington neighborhood offers unbeatable benefits that make everyday life sweeter than ever. Best of all, we make your entire home building journey as easy and fun as can be! Take a look at the advantages of a new home in Washington vs. any used home you’ve seen before:

Home Systems

  • Used: Old, antiquated systems that require repairs, and cause code concerns and maintenance issues
  • New: New plumbing, electric, heating, and cooling systems that run efficiently and prevent maintenance and replacements that can cost thousands

Floor Plan

  • Used: A layout that’s completely out of your hands (and not in sync with your lifestyle)
  • New: An innovative, contemporary floor plan chosen by you to fit your specific needs for number and location of rooms, overall space, and more

Style and Design

  • Used: Design choices that reflect another family from another time
  • New: Brand new systems and beautiful finishes that reflect your personal style, so you don’t have to spend thousands making design changes and additions down the road

Warranty Program

  • Used: Depending on its age, the home and everything in it are likely past warranty coverage, so no warranties mean large repair bills
  • New: Invaluable peace of mind for the next year and beyond (no more absurd costs that come with repairs)!

Energy Efficiency

  • Used: Missing many of the green and smart home features that you’re looking for today
  • New: Built Green® and ENERGY STAR® certified homes built with construction materials that respect the environment, decrease your utility bills, and keep you and your family comfortable year-round

The Area

  • Used: An unfamiliar location, lot, or community that you didn’t necessarily want or choose
  • New: A warm, family-friendly location complete with the contemporary amenities you love, near everything that you need (schools, recreation, hospitals, etc.)

As you compare new construction vs. resale, be sure to consider just how much a brand new home will enhance your life. Aside from saving you money in the long run, a New Tradition home in one of the best new home neighborhoods in Washington is where you’ll enjoy your greatest moments, day after day. At New Tradition Homes, we say out with the old, in with the new… here’s to 2020! 

I don't remember the first time I saw a New Tradition home, but it was MANY years ago. During the internet evolution, I have watched New Tradition evolve into a great company. I don't know why, I guess it was my dream to own one I just didn't know it yet. Years later, my husband and I decided it was time to build. After looking at all the builders and communities we stopped into a New Tradition home and he fell in love! (I was already there). 4 months later the floor plan of our dreams came available and we were hooked. 1 year later, we are now in our New Tradition home and I couldn't be happier!

Jenica and Daniel Baxter