|Designing your own home can be exciting, but it’s a lot more work than buying an existing house. With so many moving pieces involved, knowing what works and what doesn’t is key. Protect your home’s long-term value by sidestepping these five avoidable pitfalls of building a new home.
1. Forgetting About Storage Space
2. Skimping on Materials
3. Overlooking Energy Efficiency
4. Losing Sight of Current and Future Needs
5. Letting Someone Else Decide
In the end, building your ideal home is about identifying both what you want and what you don’t want. Choose wisely so your new abode will be comfortable, efficient and attractive to future buyers.