It can be hard to decide whether to buy or build a home. Many people assume they can’t afford to build a custom home in Ottawa and automatically discount that option for something that’s already on the market. However, it’s unlikely you’ll find a place that checks everything on your list with a pre-built home and you could spend a significant amount of money remodelling.
If you have specific criteria for your new home, a custom build is likely the better option.
Choose Your Neighbourhood
Ottawa is a big city and there are a lot of choices when it comes to where you want to live. By building a custom, you don’t have to worry about finding the perfect home in your desired location—you can build one to your specifications. Homes can be built on an empty lot or infill property.
Incorporate Wish-List Items
Searching for a home, many people have a list of must-have items and wish-list items. They usually have to make compromises because they’re unable to find a place that meets all their criteria; however, when building a custom home, you can incorporate all the items on your list. Whether it’s a wine cellar or sauna (or both), a custom home builder can ensure that every wish-list item is included.
When considering whether to buy or build a home, take into account how much time and money you’ll have to spend on remodelling a pre-built house. Often, when people buy an existing house, they can’t actually move in for months after closing because they immediately have to start renovating. With a custom home build, when you get the keys, your home is move-in ready and built to your exact specifications.
If you’re looking to move to Ottawa, let Omega Homes be your custom home builder partner. We have the knowledge and experience to build your dream home.
Our group of top architects, designers and trades are always ready to adapt to your ideas into a dream home. Their work along with our fully-trained and licensed staff will guide you through the custom build process.