BUYING A NEW HOME
Buying a home is a minefield of possibilities and with so many options to consider it’s really difficult to pin down your dream home not only in terms of style but also in terms of what you’re actually looking for at the end of the day. Redbrick or modern, country or city, apartment or duplex - the list goes on and the choice isn’t easy - so why not consider the advantages of buying a completely new home to narrow down the search?
(Churchfield, 59/60 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3, click the property for further details)
The immediate benefit of buying a new home is the ability to shape the end product to your own preferences. From choosing bathroom and kitchen tile, wall and floor covering and fittings, to your choice of interior wall colour and finish, you get the chance to put your personal touch to your home before you move in. Even something as basic as where you decide to place your electric sockets can make life a whole lot easier and cater for your particular needs.
(Marina Village, Greystones, Co. Wicklow, click the image for further details)
With most new builds your home enjoys the benefit of the latest technology in energy efficient building materials, making your house not only environmentally friendly but also financially friendly! With the latest in good insulation and double glazing typically employed, your energy bills could be significantly reduced.
(Castleknock Cross, Beechpark Avenue, Castleknock, Dublin 15, click the image for further details)
Moving into a new home means that everything has been finished to your approval with your snag list checked and completed, so that when you arrive at your freshly painted end product, everything as outlined in your contract should be in situ. No repairs or DIY jobs on the horizon for the foreseeable future – unless you’re very enthusiastic!
(The Links, Ballygossan Park, Golf Links Road, Skerries, Co. Dublin, click the image for further details)
New homes are typically built in accordance with the latest building code of practice and current safety regulations to give you peace of mind about your purchase. They often also come with fitted kitchen and bathroom appliances that are offered as an inclusive part of the overall asking price, usually under guarantee, which is one less package of expenditure to worry about.
(Scholarstown Wood, Scholarstown Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, click the image for the further details)
As the first occupants of your new home, this is your opportunity to write your own story, create memories and cherish happy moments to look back on in the years to come. A blank canvas on which start your journey with nothing as mundane as jobs around the house to cramp your style. Well, there may be the garden – landscaping isn’t always included in the contract – just saying!
(Hansfield Wood, Hansfield, Dublin 15, click the image for further details)