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NEW HOMES IN FREDERICK COUNTY MARYLAND

What could be better than moving in to your newly built home in Frederick County with your choice of flooring, kitchen appliances, external materials, and perhaps many options for the master bathroom, finished basement, fireplace surround, and more. When you buy a home from builders that offer floor plans, you will also be given certain options from which to select features or upgrades such as different counter tops, different fireplace surrounds, tile or vinyl flooring patterns, quality, brick color, roof color and more. When the Frederick County real estate new homes market was not quite so much in demand, builders would often build homes and wait for a buyer to visit the home and buy it with builder selected options and upgrades. While it is helpful for many buyers for builders to offer "inventory" or "spec homes" for sale, that option also means that the builder would have selected the flooring, countertops, brick, and all other options. The trade-off, of course, is that, when the buyer selects a floor plan, features and upgrades, you are buying a to-be-built home and will have to wait for the permits, construction and completion of the home. The home buying process is from 4 (permit in hand) to 12 months depending on the work load of the builder.

ADVANTAGES OF BUYING A NEW HOME IN FREDERICK COUNTY
You will be the first person to sleep in the master bedroom. Your children will be the first to play in the back yard. Wonderful. The American dream.

Items usually included as standard features in new homes in Frederick County:

STANDARD FEATURES

Several Floor Plans from which to choose
  • Two Story Foyer
  • Solid Oak Railings
  • Decorator Lighting Fixtures
  • Cable TV and Phone Pre-Wire Locations
  • No-Wax Vinyl Flooring for Kitchens and Baths
  • Pedestal Sink in Powder Room
  • Wall to Wall Carpeting
  • Kitchen Pantry
  • First or Second Floor Laundry Rooms
  • Basement Rough-in for future bath
 

 

HOME BUYING TIP FROM HOMEFINDERS.COM
Many of the features above are not available as "Standard" in other parts of the country. When builders substantially completed homes for sale, the buyer has no floor plans from which to select. Options such as the Two Story Foyer may make a big difference in the square feet of the upstairs bedrooms. The dramatic two story foyer is a trade-off for smaller bedrooms. But, most home buyers would select the Two Story Foyer because of the dramatic entry for guests. That's known as the "WOW" factor. Families with large bedroom furniture may have more practical needs. This is just one example of how a good Buyers Agent can help a buyer consider features in a new home in Frederick County, MD.

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It would be our pleasure to help you find your new home in Walkersville, Frederick or other locations in Frederick County, help you with the options available to you, help you through the transaction all the way to settlement. Homefinders.com new home specialists are familiar with the builders' procedures for selling new homes in Frederick County and we can make the entire process less stressful for you.

The Frederick County builders pay our fee and you'll get the benefit of our years of experience (Ryan Homes not included). We'll monitor the construction process if you are out of town while your new home in Frederick County is being built. Your homefinders.com buyers agent will accompany you to the inspections and walk-through appointments. We'll also be there at settlement to make sure everything is as written in your new home contract with your Frederick County builder.

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Frederick County New Home

New Homes in Frederick County are priced from about $300,000 for Single Family Homes (detached) to about $1,000,000 for estate lot Single Family Homes.

The average price for new homes in Frederick County is $450,000 for Single Family Homes with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, family room, gourmet kitchen (island) living room, dining room, den, breakfast nook, two story foyer and many homes have free finished basements.

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EXAMPLES OF STANDARD FEATURES, MAY VARY FROM BUILDER TO BUILDER AND HOME STYLES.

Hardwood Foyer
Fireplace
Designer Lighting
Pre-Wire for Ceiling Fans
Cable and Phone Outlets

Upgraded Plumbing Fixtures
Ceramic Tile in Baths
9' Ceilings on Main Level

Brick Front
Garage Door Opener
Security Features

Other features may apply. Some features are standard with some builders. Ask for the Standard Features list from the builder on first visit.