The decision to build a new house or simply renovate the existing one is tough for many owners. After all, if you’ve lived in a house for a long time, you may be reluctant to raze it to the ground and start afresh. However, there are several benefits to demolishing your house and building a new one, the obvious one being a completely new structure without the accumulated structural fragility associated with old houses. By contacting the right commercial builders, you can get a modern house that caters to your needs while still being stylish.
Demolishing your house and rebuilding it is a huge undertaking. However, the benefits far outweigh the drawbacks. The benefits include:
1)Maintaining Your Current Neighborhood
By nature, most people are sentimental. You may have lived in a particular neighborhood for years or decades. With such duration comes a certain sense of belonging. Giving this up is difficult. If you’ve lived in a house long enough, relocating to another place because your current house is too old can mean leaving behind a treasured neighborhood. Most modern cities and their suburbs have limited available space for the construction of a new property. If you feel that your current house is not good enough to live in, the only other choice is to move someplace else. This would mean leaving the things you’re used to, whether the convenience of easy access to a shopping mall or a nearby recreational park. Instead of moving and starting afresh in an unfamiliar part of town or county, you can demolish your house and rebuild it. This ensures that you avoid all the hassles associated with finding a neighborhood that caters to your tastes.
2) Better Design
Home designs are a big thing now. People prefer to have more entertainment at home. This means more spacious lounging areas and more aesthetic yard designs. Demolishing your old house and rebuilding it anew means you can incorporate the design of your choice. You can take advantage of all the latest house designs to construct a house that truly reflects your values and prioritizes your comfort.
Utilizing modern house designs isn’t the only advantage of rebuilding a house. You can also incorporate the latest technology and other amenities that are more energy efficient. For example, you can choose to have smart home technology with lights that turn on automatically or are programmed to go off at specific times during the night. Similarly, you can install better insulation to account for cool winters and solar panels if you want a more eco-friendly option. All these features, and more, make rebuilding a house a better option than simply renovating an old one.
3) Saves Money
Ironically, the cost of renovating and remodeling an old house can be very high. For example, sometimes, the floors may be sagging due to issues with the house’s foundation or other crucial supporting structures. Depending on the extent of work needed to resolve such issues and the house size, you may find yourself facing a substantial renovation bill, one that is much larger than the cost of destroying and rebuilding. In such cases, it makes more sense to gut the house and build a new one.
4) Optimizing Your Plot Size
Old homes tend to have bigger plot sizes. This is because they were probably constructed decades ago when a city was not too large and the land was in abundance. These days, most cities struggle to find spare land for construction. This means that property within city limits is at a premium. Choosing to find a new house could mean giving up significant amounts of land area. Instead, choosing to demolish an old house and build a newer one in its place offers the opportunity to make as much use of the available land as possible. An old home will most likely not have modern amenities like Jacuzzi. By choosing to construct a new house, you can incorporate all such amenities to ensure you’re optimizing the land space.
5) Building Your Dream Home
For most people, living within city limits means settling for what they can get. Even when they have the money to purchase a new house, they are simply settling for what’s available on the market. Unless the house was custom-built, it was most probably constructed to the property developer’s taste. Regardless of how impressive the house is, it may not be your idea of a dream home. Destroying a house and building it from the ground up gives you the opportunity to construct a home that is pure to your liking. You can customize it to your preferences, ensuring that every last detail is exactly as you want.
6) Subdivide Your Property
Depending on your property’s size, you can choose to subdivide it and construct two or more tiny houses. By tearing down a house and rebuilding it, you get the chance to play around with different layouts. Instead of one giant house, you can choose to have a smaller one with a pool house or guest quarters separated from the main house. However, ensure that the municipality in which your property is located permits such drastic changes.
These are some of the main benefits of demolishing a house and building a new one.
Of course, a new and more modern structure means increased curb appeal and property value. You can gain as much as 20 percent on your investment if you choose to construct a new house in place of an old one. Many of the modern features like swimming pools are a huge draw to potential buyers.
Building a new house, however, comes with its challenges. In addition to having the budget, you also need the right contractors, preferably people who’ve been in the industry long enough and are familiar with all the latest trends in the construction business. At Konnect Building Solutions, we have helped many people realize their dreams of becoming homeowners. Whether for the first time or rebuilding an old property, our team has the means and expertise to construct a durable house. You can reach us at: https://www.konnectbuilding.com.au/.
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