There has been a proliferation of commercial developers offering house and lot packages. A lot of homeowners goes on this direction of buying homes from developer of housing subdivisions. Of course, there are pros and cons. If you are in dire need of a home that is decent enough for your family, of course, your recourse is to buy from developers of housing subdivisions even at a higher costs. If you lack funds to acquire a house and lot at once, these housing developers offers you an immediate home by providing in-house or outside financing and said home shall be yours literally though you have to pay in installments for a determinable period. Notwithstanding the costs, homeowners who has gone this path of acquiring a home has nothing they can do because of financial limitations and need.
But if you have enough savings, will it be much better and cheaper to hire a trusted home builder to build your dream home? Building your own dream home is better in the sense that you are able to fit your requirements and preference for your future home. Purchasing from housing developers, you are made to accept their own designs with limited features. Whereas, hiring a home builder will enable you to get what you wanted for your home particularly for added features such as a walk-in closet, service area, pantry, guest room, dirty kitchen, patio, etc. In addition, it is much cheaper to hire a trusted home builder. It is cheaper because of savings that will be realized by eliminating the developers’profit, overhead, interest expenditure and other non-building related costs plus the commission paid to a real estate agent and broker. Commercial developers hire the services of architects, engineers, contractors, finance and marketing people, agents and brokers, etc. If these are removed from the equation, these would translate to savings to the home owner.
Regardless of what path you choose in acquiring your dream home, the most imporatant thing is you are happy, satisfied and comfortable with it because that will be your abode for a very long time. Living in a place you love the most is worth it despite of the many burdens behind its acquisition.
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