Is It Cheaper to Build or Buy a House?

Deciding to build or buy a house involves many variables, especially if you are beginning your first foray into homeownership. You’ll need to determine your budget, find a neighborhood that matches your standards of living, and choose whether to start from scratch or look for an existing home that meets your wants and needs.

At Legacy South, we offer you the best of both worlds – the option to customize a new build or buy a well-designed home in an existing location. With either choice, you’ll get quality craftsmanship and modern, intentional aesthetic that creates a timeless appeal.

Why Build or Buy a New Home With Legacy South?

Are you hoping to weigh in on your home’s colors and finishes but dreading the hundreds of choices required for a custom build? At Legacy South, you can add a personal touch to your new place – without the headache. We offer multiple design packages to meet your family’s needs. Choose your ideal floor plan, layout, and other finishing touches to create your perfect personal retreat. At every step of the process, our experienced professionals will help you design a beautiful, functional house. Our intentional process eliminates the age-old debate of building vs. buying.

In addition to building custom homes throughout Nashville, we have established several Legacy South Communities in the surrounding areas. For example, Hamlet at Carothers Crossing is in La Vergne, a family-friendly area that has grown rapidly in recent years. In this neighborhood, we offer spacious four-bedroom homes to fit your lifestyle.

It’s Time to Reclaim Your Weekends

One of the most significant advantages to building or buying new construction is the ability to say goodbye to your seemingly endless to-do list of repairs and maintenance. Instead of spending your weekends toiling away on household fix-it projects, you’ll have more free time to relax and enjoy activities with your loved ones in a brand-new Legacy South home built to our high standards.

What will you do with your newfound downtime? In Middle Tennessee, your imagination is the only limit. You can go boating on one of the region’s many lakes and rivers, explore cultural attractions like museums, cheer on professional sports teams, and go back in time at Civil War historical sites. Or, change your scenery by taking a trip to one of the eight states that border Tennessee.

You Only Live Once – Shouldn’t You Love Your Home?

When you choose to live in one of Legacy South’s Middle Tennessee neighborhoods, you’ll get a beautifully crafted, curated, and thoughtfully designed home without having to deal with a lengthy build process. We tailor our properties to meet and reflect your standards.

With multi-month rate locks, closing cost assistance, and competitive interest rates, there’s never been a better time to build a custom home in Nashville or buy a newly constructed house in one of our other Middle Tennessee neighborhoods. Thanks to Tennessee’s low cost of living, you might be pleasantly surprised how affordable it is to become a homeowner.

Take a virtual tour of Legacy South’s communities, learn more about using our Lender Select program to get the best mortgage rates, and contact us to inquire about our available homes or our building process.

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