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If you are thinking about building a new home, it is important to check the credentials of your prospective home builder. Reading online new home builder reviews is a great way to make an educated decision.
New Home Builder Reviews Sites
Various sites offer new home builder reviews including this one. To view our home builder reviews simply click on the Home Builder Directory in the right menu. Simply click on your state, then your area, and a list of area home builders will appear. If you cannot find information about your home builder on any of the sites offering new home builder reviews, be aware that this may indicate that your builder has minimal experience. Also check the local Better Business Bureau
Negative feedback doesn’t always mean a home builder is a bad choice. Nobody’s perfect. Focus on whether or not the issue was resolved with the former client and how long it took to resolve the issue. If you see that many clients were forced into mediation with the home builder, find another builder.
New home builder reviews will generally allow clients to rate the home builder on several factors, such as dependability, courteousness, whether the job was completed on time and on budget, as well as promptness in answering questions and fixing issues after the job was completed.
There are a couple of other ways to check the satisfaction rate of your new home builder. One valuable resource is a real estate agent. When purchasing land for a new home, ask the real estate agent if he or she has had any experience in dealing with your prospective home builder.
Another way to check quality of work and customer satisfaction is to go directly to the former clients of your prospective home builder. It is common (and expected) for the home builder to provide references. If possible, tour homes built by the builder. Talk with as many references as possible. A new home is a huge investment. You don’t want to make a bad decision.
By checking new home builder reviews, meeting the home builder’s former clients and asking about the potential home builder around town, you can decrease the likelihood of a bad experience and potentially save yourself thousands of dollars in repairs after the job is complete.
What to Look For in New Home Builder Reviews Overview:
1. Reviewing home builder reviews can help you make a smart decision
2. Check for home builder reviews on our Home Builder Directory. Click on your state, then your area, and a list of area home builders will appear.
3. Ask a real estate agent what they know about the home builders you’re interested in.
4. Talk to the home builders customers.
5. Learn more about what to look for in a new home builder review by downloading the free New Home Steps Guide above on the right hand side and become savvy on the overall home building process.