+ You are the first occupant and the house is yours to decorate as you wish.
+ Purchase price includes colours, design features, etc. that you select, usually with negotiable upgrades.
+ Protection from construction deficiencies is usually required by Provincial Law.
+ There is often an extended period of time without lawns or paved driveways, and with dust from unsodded areas and construction traffic.
+ There can be problems with permits or trade strikes that prevent timely completion and occupancy.
+ Defects in construction may not be addressed promptly.
+ Some closing costs apply to new homes that do not exist with resales.
The key players in your purchase