Southern Orange County has been hit with a plethora of new construction in areas such as Rancho Mission Viejo, San Juan Capistrano, and even Dana Point. Buying in these new communities is extremely appealing to many buyers because they do not have to spend money renovating or remodeling an existing home. Yes, they may be expensive but avoiding the headache of dealing with contractors, homeowners associations and plumbing issues is worth the cost. Or is it?
This is the question many home buyers are asking themselves. Should I buy an older home that I can put my own touch on, or should I buy a new home that does not need any renovations? Here is a list of some pros and cons of buying a new construction home or buying a fixer-upper home.
Finding your dream home is not always an easy task! Whether you decide on a move-in ready, new construction home or a fixer-upper project home, make sure you weight the pros and cons before making that decision.