3 Interesting and Useful Upgrades in New Construction Homes
by Michael Gellert on Mar 9, 2020
With a healthy economy, people have been selling properties for record prices across the nation. Home values hit an all-time high in many states during 2019, which provides a way for people to sell their current homes and have the money to buy a better ones. In some places, there has been a new construction home boom, and builders are capitalizing on this by, creating expansive new home communities. They are created to offer value to homebuyers by providing new and innovative solutions, to everyday problems.
Many new homes are equipped with the latest technology and features, that make sense and make life better. Some of these include built-in WIFI, impact windows, metal roofs, and state-of-the-art, smart appliances.
Something that everyone needs these days if WIFI for their internet connections. Most folks use their home internet to work, browse online, go shopping, do banking, and even internet TV. It has never been more important to have a fast and secure connection to the internet.
Many new home builders have incorporated built-in WIFI into their communities’ homes. Most offer different types of routers that you can choose from that provide the ultimate in private internet browsing, with a strong, built-in connection to your devices.
The costs vary from builder too, builder. Some even offer this option included in their home’s base price. Either way, built-in WIFI is going to be a staple in homes across the nation soon.
The general upswing in the housing market allows builders to add great features to their homes and still sell them at market value. One of the best upgrades we’ve seen is metal roofs. This roofing material is a great way to provide the ultimate in weatherproofing, that will last for over 30 years or more.
Metal roofs of today are much different than those of the past. Nowadays, metal roofs are made to simulate any type of popular roof. They are not just sheets or, shingles. In fact, you can find metal roofing material that looks exactly like a Mediterranean-style roof you would find in Italy.
Since metal roofs are the best and last the longest, it is a great way to have built-in equity, right away. Plus, once you live in a home with a metal roof and experience the excellent quality and strong protection it provides, you won't ever go back to shingles again.
Quartz & Granite Countertops
A must-have option for most homebuyers is an upgraded kitchen area. Most of new construction home builders understand this fact and provide high-end finishes in the kitchen. One of the most expensive parts of any kitchen is the countertops. Especially when there is a large island as well.
Many new homes for sale these days come with either quartz or, granite countertops in the base model price. Buyers demand upgraded countertops and having high-end finishes like quartz will help them sell more quickly. Plus, the new homeowners can enjoy the look, and functionality of these types of finishes, for years to come.
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