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How Becoming A Homeowner Changes Your Life

November 10, 2020 8:31 pm Published by

Your home is your castle. There’s a sense of security and satisfaction that comes from becoming a homeowner, especially if you’ve previously been renting. Even for previous home owners, though, there’s something special about purchasing one of the brand new Savage MN homes that Key Land Homes builds. A brand new home is built to more modern needs, and also offers the peace of mind knowing that there shouldn’t be any major problems for years to come. This is just the start of how owning your own home can change your life.

The biggest factor is the ownership and all that implies, especially when it comes to security. There’s no more worry about rising rent prices. Your own home is an investment in your future. Plus, if you stay in the home long enough, you’re likely to see some price appreciation over the years, which just adds to your home equity, giving you more money for your future. Rather than paying rent and having nothing to show at the end, you’re ultimately getting something real and solid out of each monthly mortgage payment.

There’s also the sense of pride in coming home each day to a home you’ve worked hard to purchase. It’s all yours and there’s a desire to keep your new home looking appealing and something you can be proud of each day. That also extends to the neighborhood, as you want your neighborhood to remain an inviting place to live, not only for your own immediate benefit but for the long-term value of your home. Neighbors often join together, if they don’t already have a home owners association, in order to keep the neighborhood looking its best.

Of course, there’s another financial aspect to owning a home that can come in handy each year: tax breaks. These vary, depending on interest, insurance, etc., but there’s usually some sort of tax break available for home owners, which is always appreciated each April.

You’ll also become more knowledgeable about area sales trends, neighborhood home prices, and other factors that play a part in how you maintain and upgrade your home. If you’re building from scratch, you’re probably going to be aiming to make your home appealing for you, but also appealing for future buyers through the choice of upgrades and design elements. Even once you’re in your home, you’re likely to keep an eye on trends and keep your own home in mind to maintain and increase your home’s value. This attention to financial details may spread into other areas of your life, too, from savings to investments.

Finally, if nothing else, you’ll probably gain a new appreciation for all of those home improvement and DIY shows and channels on TV and you’ll probably come to know your local hardware store much better as you take advantage of the freedom to decorate and redecorate when the mood strikes. Your home becomes a hobby as much as a roof over your head.

If you’re currently in the market for Savage MN homes, let Key Land Homes show you the variety of home designs available that will meet your needs, but also inspire you to create a home that is a true representation of yourself. If nothing else, becoming a homeowner gives you an amazing opportunity to really express yourself and have a place where you can grow and learn more about yourself. So contact us today to get you started on the path to owning a fantastic new home and starting a new chapter in your life.

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