Building a New Home in St. George Utah
Here at www.HotHomesofStGeorge.com we strive to achieve the best service in the St. George Utah Real Estate market. By doing so, not only do we help our clients find the best priced homes for sale in Southern Utah, but we also like to provide additional options as well. Some of our clients just can't seem to find that "perfect home" that they've been searching for. In which case we suggest building instead of buying. Not only are home prices dramatically reduced from years ago in St. George Utah, but so are building costs. Many home buyers in Southern Utah assume that it's much cheaper to go out and buy a foreclosure or Short-Sale, but often that's not the case. Many of these distressed properties in St. George Utah are in pretty bad condition, and are in need of some major repairs. The price of the distressed home, and additional repair costs don't always add up to a smart buy. There are many factors when determining the value of the homes for sale in St. George Utah, and Southern Utah.
Probably the biggest factor is "location, location, location". Identical homes in different neighborhoods, or different areas of the city, can have a significant price difference just because of its location. Other obvious factors include:
Many of our clients that can't seem to find that perfect house for one reason or another elect to build instead of buy, for many of the following reasons:
When you build a new home in Southern Utah, you'll work with a builder to create a custom home that has all the features you want. Depending on your budget, you can customize every aspect of your new home down to a T or you can choose from a range of already-existing floor plans and features. The home building process can take as little as a few months or several months (depending on the size).
Home building Advantages:
Many buyers looking for homes for sale in Southern Utah are VERY suprised to learn that it's not that much more to build a home then it is to buy. Right now in the St. George Utah MLS, you can find homes anywhere from $50/sq. ft- up to $400/Sq. foot for the high end. Most of the short-sale and foreclosure properties in St. George are about $100-$110 a sq. foot. and the majority of those need a lot of repairs to get them up to par. To build a new home in St. George right now with all the upgrades (Granite, Travertine, fireplace, 3 car garage, etc) it is roughly $115 sq. foot, not including the lot. We can also help you find a great deal on the lot as well. Please feel free to contact us if you'd like to know more about building prices, and what's included in a standard home (Our affiliated builders in Southern Utah include most of the upgrades that people are looking for as a standard).
The preferred builders on our list are among the Top builders in Southern Utah (if not the best). They have proven track records, and great building reputations within the community of St. George and Southern Utah. They specialize in energy efficient single family homes, with many of the upgrades most buyers have come to expect, at a VERY competitive price (giving you the most bang for your buck). If not, we wouldn't be associated with them since our reputation is on the line as well.
Of course we understand that "seeing is believing", so click on these links below to see some of the recent homes built and sold by these builders.
If you would like additional information about building options, or building information for new homes in St. George, or Southern Utah, please call us at HotHomesofstg@aol.comor email us at