Buying a New Construction Home

From financing options to finding a top builder, our real estate experts walk you through what you need to know as you think about buying a newly-built home.

Cities with the most new construction single-family homes in 2023
Buying a New Construction Home
Cities with the most new construction single-family homes in 2023

New builds aren't spread evenly across the US. These are the cities that have issued the most permits for new construction single-family homes in 2023 so far.

10 questions to ask the home builder when buying a new construction
Buying a New Construction Home
10 questions to ask the home builder when buying a new construction

The fact that nobody has lived in a new construction home has its pros and cons. As such, it’s up to you to ask the right questions of the builder beforehand.

Buying a new construction home with a contingent offer: what to know
Buying a New Construction Home
Buying a new construction home with a contingent offer: what to know

What is the biggest determining factor of whether a new home builder will or will not accept a contingent offer? How much you’re customizing your home.

What Is a Spec Home?
Buying a New Construction Home
What Is a Spec Home?

A spec home, also known as a move-in ready home, is a type of new construction house that could be a great fit for a new family.

Do you need a real estate agent when buying a new construction?
Buying a New Construction Home
Do you need a real estate agent when buying a new construction?

You should hire a realtor when buying a new construction home; you won't get a discount without an agent, and you won’t have anyone looking out for you either.

Thinking of buying a new construction home? Read this first
Buying a New Construction Home
Thinking of buying a new construction home? Read this first

Buying a new construction home is an exciting and unique transaction. We broke down the new construction homebuying process, along with its pros and cons.

Buying A New Construction Home With Orchard
Buying a New Construction Home
Buying A New Construction Home With Orchard

Thinking of building your next home from the ground up? Learn why Orchard’s Move First service is ideal for new construction homes.

Orchard Makes Moving into Your New Build Hassle-Free
Buying a New Construction Home
Orchard Makes Moving into Your New Build Hassle-Free

Learn how Orchard can help you buy your new construction home and sell your current home without the stress or hassle. Plus learn about new construction homes.

4 Tips for Building a House in Texas
Buying a New Construction Home
4 Tips for Building a House in Texas

While building a new house in Texas can be a great option, it does come with its own set of considerations. Here are 4 tips for building a house in Texas.