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Buying vs. Renting: Why Buy New With Norfolk Homes

September 15, 2022

With nearly 3 decades of experience in building top-quality homes and remarkable communities across the Greater Ann Arbor Michigan region—Norfolk Homes understands that buying new can sometimes sound intimidating to those looking for a home. Although rental properties may appear as the better deal on the surface level, the advantages of buying a new-construction home heavily outweigh any other options in the industry. To guide your decision in buying new, we’ve compiled an expert list of top reasons why buying a new home, especially from Norfolk Homes, is the best option by far. 

Make it your own

One of the best parts about buying new with Norfolk Homes is the ability to customize the look, style, feel and flow of your home to make your vision effortlessly come to life. Our team understands the importance of the creative process in achieving your dream home, and our versatile floor plans with customizable features provide dozens of design options that allow our buyers to have nearly endless possibilities when it comes to making their home uniquely theirs—especially in our widely-recognized design studio that is full of premium finishes and breathtaking materials for our homeowners to choose from. Rental properties often impose restrictions on customizations, and oftentimes, you can’t even paint a wall or hang decor without additional fees or charges. 

With a carefully-crafted new home from Norfolk Homes, we work with you to come up with a personalized layout unlike any other home out there—and we give you an array of choices to create the home you’ve always imagined in an area that fits your lifestyle, which is something that can’t be compared to renting. Our homeowners enjoy the possibilities and benefits of owning their own Norfolk home that can’t be found in any rental property—including the vast amount of outdoor space, phenomenal interiors and sizable layouts for you and your family to live, grow and thrive in for years to come. Our new appliances and advanced systems allow for a significant amount of energy efficiency compared to older rental properties, and our smart home technology guarantees 24/7 convenience in your Norfolk Home—plus, our homeowners are protected with our new home warranty for the utmost peace of mind.

Invest in your future

It’s no secret that rent prices have drastically increased in the last few months throughout the entire nation—even throughout the Ann Arbor area, where prices have skyrocketed for many renters. The majority of the population can’t afford an unreasonably expensive monthly rental, and many believe the common misconception that buying a new home is unattainable or unrealistic. The truth is—buying a new home with Norfolk Homes is far from either one of those things, and we make it our mission to make buying a new home a seamless, easy process with financing options available, especially through our limited-time offer. Right now, when you choose to buy a high-quality new home from Norfolk Homes, you can use up to $40,000 in Norfolk Money* on closing costs, your monthly payment, your loan structure or home customizations—giving you the financial freedom to enjoy the luxuries of life while maintaining the peace of mind knowing you’re making a smart, rewarding investment. 

Additionally, when you choose to buy a new home rather than rent, you’re investing in your future by increasing your financial stability—specifically in the categories of building wealth and equity, as well as better tax benefits and an overall thoughtful decision for your financial future. At Norfolk Homes, we know that financing a new home can be an intimidating concept—but with the choice to spend your Norfolk Money* as you please, we can easily help find the best financing options right for you. Eliminate the high risk of increased rent payments and the financial limitations of renting by choosing to buy a new home from Norfolk Homes—which is an extremely beneficial decision in both the present and future.

Choose Norfolk Homes

Buying new is made easy with Norfolk Homes, and we’re ready to help you start your journey today. With extensive experience in building astounding new homes throughout the areas of Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Dexter, Jackson, Marshall and Saline—we’ll be there with you every step of the way to guide you through the entire process, and we’re deeply committed to helping you find the perfect new home that is guaranteed to exceed all of your expectations. With the limitless advantages of buying new and the choices you’re given when you work with Norfolk Homes—from the financial benefits to the customization opportunities and everything in between—we can’t wait to help you find the home you’ve always imagined.

If you’re ready to explore your options for buying a new home, be sure to take a look through our highly sought-after communities and our convenient quick move-in homes for a faster process—and don’t hesitate to give us a call at (734) 336-1912 or fill out our online form today for any additional information about buying new with Norfolk Homes and our limited-time offer

*Offer valid for a limited time only. Actual amounts and value of incentive may vary. Financing options must go through our approved lenders. See on-site Sales Consultant for more details.

My husband and I are building our first home with Norfolk Homes in the Mystic Ridge community. We have had nothing but an amazing experience with Marisa and the rest of the Norfolk team. We started the entire process in December 2020 not knowing what to expect. Despite being in the middle of a global pandemic, we are so happy we've made the decision to trust Marisa (and Ralph!) to make our custom home dreams come true! We understood going in, that with COVID-19, materials and labor were going to be hard to come by, but Ralph has been working very hard to ensure our house will be built quickly and correctly within our realistic timeframe. We cannot wait to move in and in the meantime are telling all of our friends to build a home in our new neighborhood.

C.