Is It Better to Buy a New or Used Home? Pros and Cons in Las Vegas.

The decision to buy a new vs resale home is something a lot of new home buyers ask. There are pros and cons to buying new vs used homes, especially in Las Vegas. Sometimes the best way to decide is to go over the pros and cons of both resale homes and new construction homes and decide which is better based on those factors.

Some of the pros of new Construction:
– Modern Floor plans
– Energy Efficient Homes
– New home amenities
– New home builder warranty

Cons of buying a new home in Las Vegas are:
– Living in a construction site
– Smaller lots on the outskirts of town
– They are more expensive than a resale home in Las Vegas.

Pros of buying a resale or used home in Las Vegas:
– More floorplans to choose from
– Larger lots
– Closer to amenities, restaurants, parks, shopping
– More variety in which part of town to live.

Cons of buying a used or resale home in Las Vegas:
– Dated interiors
– Functionally obsolescent floor plans
– Interior items in resale home could need more repairs

Todd Miller
Owner/Broker Nevada Realty Solutions
Las Vegas, NV

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