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About NewHomesMate

Your home, stress free: a better way to buy.

At NewHomesMate we are on a mission to shake up the homebuying experience for new construction. We are bringing transparency and simplicity to the antiquated buying process and creating a journey that is exciting and successful.

Founded by industry veterans, NewHomesMate makes it easy to compare homes, review incentives, schedule tours and navigate the buying process with exceptional tools and expert support.

Why Work with Us

  • We bring together the largest collection of listings for all of the newly built homes and communities in your area
  • We negotiate special offers and incentives that are exclusive to NewHomesMate.
  • Our industry-leading search tools help you discover new homes and adjust filters to easily research and compare your options.
  • Our New Homes Experts know each community like the back of their hand. They know how to find what you are looking for.
  • Explore the homes, lots, plans and communities using virtual tours or in-person showings.
  • We provide a complete cost comparison, offering detailed information relating to available incentives, mortgage payments, closing costs, taxes, and insurance.
  • We have a clear, guided process for buying a new construction home that provides the best results while saving you time and money.
  • We are committed to being your full-time advocate when negotiating with builders and interpreting contract terms.
  • We are super cool. Not only our Moms say so.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Choose a New Construction Home?

New construction offers the latest in design, technology, and energy efficiency. New construction also presents an opportunity for customization to match your taste and lifestyle, it can be prohibitively expensive to renovate an older home. They often have better financing options and incentives making them more affordable. Finally, you get a warranty, so no looming worries about when the A/C unit might go out. Also, new homes are very rarely haunted by ghosts.

What is the Timeline for Buying and Building a New Home?

Timelines vary based on location, customizations, and construction stages. There are “move-in-ready” homes that are already complete and ready to move in now. If you customize a home, it generally ranges from a few months to a year until moving day. If you ask your builder to include a hot-air balloon launch pad, it might add some time.

Is It a Good Time To Buy a New Home?

The best time to get a new construction home is when you are ready. That said, right now builders are eager to sell and are offering attractive interest rates and plenty of incentives that make new construction much more affordable than used homes.

Do I Need an Agent if I am Buying a New Construction Home?

Well, you really should. While it's not legally necessary, having one offers many benefits and safeguards.

  1. Expertise and Guidance: Real estate agents are experienced in the homebuying process and can provide valuable guidance. They can help you navigate through the complexities of purchasing a new construction home.
  2. Comparison Knowledge: When you work with a NewHomesMate Expert, you work with an agent that has visited virtually all the communities in an area, knows the features and benefits, and can help you compare and contrast what might be best for you. When you work with the builder, you are working with a sales person that only wants to sell you on their specific property.
  3. Negotiation Assistance: Even with new construction, there may be room for negotiation. An agent can negotiate on your behalf, potentially securing better terms, upgrades, or pricing.
  4. Understanding Contracts: Real estate contracts, especially those for new construction, can be complex. An agent can help you understand the terms and conditions, ensuring you are fully aware of your rights and obligations. Nobody likes paperwork, make the Expert do it!
  5. Builder Reputation: NewHomesMate Experts are familiar with the reputations of various builders. They can provide information about the quality of construction, the builder's track record, and customer satisfaction.
  6. Assistance with Inspections: New homes undergo inspections during the construction process and having an agent can ensure that you are aware of the inspection results and how to address any concerns.
  7. Handling Paperwork: Purchasing a home involves a significant amount of paperwork. Our Experts can assist in completing and submitting the necessary documents, reducing the administrative burden on you.
  8. Coordination with Builders: Agents can communicate with builders on your behalf, addressing any issues or concerns that may arise during the construction process.

Can I Negotiate on a New Construction Home?

Of course. That said, negotiating on a new construction home and resale are very different and can be complex as builders have different obligations. It is usually most effective to negotiate for upgrades and features. Like our mothers said “It never hurts to ask”.

What Financing Options are Available?

Of course there are traditional mortgages from banks and then there are construction-specific loans. Some builders offer incentives if you use their preferred lenders, and these can change from week to week. Unless your rich Uncle is footing the bill, we recommend consulting our experts to identify the best option for you.

Can I Visit the Construction Site?

Yes, site visits during certain phases are encouraged. It’s an excellent way to see your home's progress and understand the construction process. Watch out for nails!

Are There Customization Options Available?

Yes, builders offer various customization options for finishes, layouts, appliances, and more, allowing you to personalize your space to your liking. Different communities and builders will all have options from custom outdoor cook-stations to sound-proof podcasting studios.

What Community Amenities Can I Expect?

Many communities often include amenities like parks, fitness centers, and community gathering spaces, fostering a vibrant and engaging living environment. Some even specialize in certain hobbies like sailing communities or gardening and farming! There are even communities built around runways for private pilots!

Is There Support After Moving In?

Absolutely! Our team remains available for any post-move inquiries or support needs, ensuring a smooth transition into your new home.

Our Team

Are you ready to work with the best?

We have a team of experts that just focus on one thing and one thing only: new construction homes. They are ready to guide you through the entire home buying process, from choosing a location and property all the way to getting pre-approved for a mortgage and closing the deal.

Our Sales team is comprised of local new homes experts who are licensed agents that specialize in new construction home transactions, something most real estate agents actively avoid. Our experts use their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and the potential pitfalls that can arise in the homebuying process, to help you make the best and most informed decisions every step of the way.

Our Data Quality team is a group of professionals who work day and night to ensure you always have access to the most accurate and up-to-date information about new construction homes, incentives, available inventory, and communities in your area.