Whether you’ve lived here forever, or are considering relocating, you’ve discovered at least one or two reasons why people fall for Kalispell.
Is it the stunning natural beauty found in Big Sky Country? Maybe it’s the job opportunities or the low cost of living and housing. These things and more draw people to Kalispell every year.
New resident or seasoned citizen, you need a forever home.
While you can find plenty of gently loved homes in town, have you looked at brand new houses? You’ll enjoy a range of perks when you choose new construction.
Check out a few of the benefits you’ll enjoy when you move into a newly built home in Kalispell, Montana.
Dorothy knew it and so do you. There’s no place like home, especially when it’s brand new.
Who doesn’t love owning something new? Something no one else has worn, driven, or in this case, lived in.
The minute you move into a new home, you begin the bonding process. If you selected the finishes, you’re already emotionally invested. If not, once you start moving your family and your belongs in, you’ll bond even more with the house.
Your home should be a place designed with your needs in mind. It should instill a sense of belonging. Newly constructed homes do both.
Talking about design, new construction homes have several floorplans.
Layouts aren’t dark and maze-like—something often found in existing homes. The moment you walk through the front door of a newly built home, you’re welcomed by bright, natural light. New homes also often feature open floor plans and tall ceilings.
Buying new means you won’t walk into your new home already calculating how you can move walls, change paint colors, or fix DIY projects gone bad.
It’s not that you don’t live in a community when you buy an existing home, but when you buy in a master-planned community, you’re moving into an expertly designed mini-town. You’ll enjoy an array of amenities sometimes not found in an older neighborhood.
People who choose new construction, depending on the community where they purchase their home, buy a lifestyle.
The lifestyle enjoyed by residents of planned communities include amenities like new parks and community spaces. Schools, banks, markets, and other conveniences are usually also near-by.
Planned communities encourage people to get to know each other. Often a community will even plan social events. What better place to build new friendships than a community in Kalispell?
Buying a new home means you get all new appliances and home systems. You’ll enjoy standard conveniences such as the latest refrigerators, cooking appliances, and dishwashers. Some homes even come with extras like wine coolers.
Newly built homes usually feature spacious master bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. Some come with workouts spaces, media rooms, and home office areas.
Buyers also often enjoy the benefits of Smart Home technology with high-speed internet built into their new home.
No outdated services or leaky dishwashers in brand new houses.
New home builders use a range of innovations to make homes more energy-efficient. Areas where builders can optimize a home for energy efficiency include:
In new construction homes, you’ll often find energy-efficient windows and doors. Using energy-efficient windows which can keep your energy bills low. Builders also help homeowners reduce their carbon footprint is by installing smart thermostats, LED lighting, and dual flush toilets.
Wait! We didn’t say no maintenance, but your newly built home should require less maintenance than an older home.
The modern appliances, heating, and cooling system, and modern plumbing we mentioned earlier should let you live in your home worry-free for at least the next several years. New HVAC systems, water heaters, and roofs mean you shouldn’t need to replace most major systems for 10-20 years.
Builders design new construction homes to require less maintenance than an existing home. If you take care of it with routine maintenance, you’ll have less unexpected repairs and expenses for a brand new home than the one already built.
Buying new often means you qualify for a builder’s promotions.
Promotions depend on the builder and how much a spends on a home. For example, some builders offer a certain dollar amount in upgrades when a buyer spends above a certain price. Builders also may run a promotion where they help pay some of your closing costs.
Promotions are usually in place for a limited time, so make sure you ask when you tour the new development.
Buy a new construction home in Kalispell and you’ll get a builder’s warranty. Unlike most home warranties, which are renewable each year, builder’s warranties typically cover 1-2 years. Normal things covered on a builder’s home warranty include:
Coverage usually lasts for 1-2 years. Most coverage for a home’s mechanicals is good for 2 years. You may also have a warranty for major structural defects.
Now you know about many benefits you can enjoy when you move into a new home. Hopefully, we’ve inspired you to dream about your forever home here in Kalispell, Montana.
We have views of nature you won’t find anywhere else. Reasonable cost of living and opportunities for work and leisure. Top all the benefits off with beautiful new homes, and Kalispell is the perfect place to live.
If you’re relocating to Kalispell, or you’ve lived here for a while and need a change of scenery, we can show you a selection of brand new houses guaranteed to make you fall in love. Get in touch with us today for more information.