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New Houses for Sale in Edmonton
At Sterling Homes, our mission as a home builder in Edmonton is to provide the opportunity for affordable home ownership without compromise. No matter what you and your families’ needs are, Sterling Homes can help you find the perfect home to suit your lifestyle. As a home builder who cares, we seek to understand each of our client’s unique goals. We are satisfied when we know that you are in the right home, at the right price, at the right location.
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New Home Buyers Guide
Everything you need to know about buying your new home from a home builder in Edmonton
New Home Buyers Guide
So you're ready to ditch your old home or cramped living space and graduate up to a beautiful new home or downsize into that perfectly portioned home -- or even if you're new to Canada or looking for a hot real estate opportunity -- new houses for sale in Edmonton are sure to fit every budget and consideration. But with all the possibilities, where should you start? Here at Sterling Homes Edmonton, we have the resources to help every type of home buyer find their perfect new home, whether you're a first-time home buyer or you're looking to trade in your existing home for a better fit.
First-Time Home Buyers
If you're looking to buy a new home, there's a lot to consider. New homes are being built every day, and there's no shortage of resales all across Edmonton. But if you've ever had the pleasure of buying a new car, you know that the feel of buying new just can't be equaled with a new-to-you purchase. But, unlike cars, the home and the land it sits on is unique, sharing that spot with no other place in the world. Furthermore, you don't get that crucial new home warranty with a resale, so if any major components of your new home fail anytime after the day you move in, you'll be on the hook for their repair or replacement.
With a new home, the 1-2-5-10 home warranty protects you against defects or failure of the major components of your new home. Additionally, a new home will cost you less to heat and cool, and energy efficient appliances will save you money each time you do laundry, wash the dishes or flush the toilet. And because new homes are more trendy and modern, you'll be able to easily sell it without a costly renovation if you need to relocate for any reason.
Move-Up Home Buyers
For buyers that are looking to find a better fit for themselves and their families, new houses for sale in Edmonton provide ample opportunity to move on up. But if you already own a home, odds are most of your capital is tied up in your existing home. Unless you have a significant sum of money stashed away, you'll need the equity from your existing home to help pay for a new home, and the money you still owe can't be used for something else until you sell your home and cash out.
The good thing is that you don't need to sell your current home and try to find a temporary place to live before you buy your next home -- you can include a provision in your offer that your current home must be sold prior to purchasing the new home. Under this type of agreement, you're only obligated to buy the home if your current home sells, helping you avoid the issue of two concurrent mortgages.
Home Buyers & Downsizing
When the home you've lived in for years has left you in need of a better fit, you may want to think smaller for your next home. Better yet, unlike older homes that need continuous maintenance and costly repairs and replacement when the next thing inevitably breaks, new houses for sale in Edmonton are covered with warranties that protect your new home from material, labor and structural defects for up to 10 years.
Per the New Home Buyer Protection Act, all homes in Alberta are covered by these mandatory warranties, and the small added cost more than outweighs what you'll be out of pocket for if your home has a major system fail or a structural problem after you move in. So whether you're looking to retire, cash out equity from your current home or you're just wanting a more central location close to your family and friends, a new home in Edmonton could be just what you need as you enter this next phase of your life.
New to Canada Buyers
If you're interested in new houses for sale in Edmonton but you're new to the country and our home buying process, you can rest easy knowing that it's likely similar to the process in your home country. With terms between 10 and 25 years and renewals every three to five years, a home loan or mortgage spreads out the loan amount and an interest rate over the duration of the loan, meaning you'll likely pay more in interest at the beginning of the loan than at the end. Some mortgages include property taxes, homeowners insurance and other common fees, and can add a few hundred dollars a month to your mortgage payments.
Other things to consider is whether your mortgage is open or closed and whether the interest rate is variable or fixed. Open mortgages give you greater flexibility by allowing you to make extra payments to help pay down your loan quicker, while closed loans have more restrictions. In a variable rate mortgage, the interest rate -- and what you owe each month -- changes over time, usually after a year or two. But while variable rate loans typically have a much lower introductory payment, your mortgage could increase dramatically over time and end up much higher than a fixed rate mortgage that has a locked-in interest rate and monthly payment.
Comparing us to other Home Builders in Edmonton?
Sterling Homes is a new home builder in Edmonton offering single family homes, duplexes & townhomes for sale in Edmonton. We build homes in over 20 communities in the greater Edmonton area. We are a Canadian family-owned corporation with a proven history of over 70 Years of building in Western Canada. Our mission as a home builder is to provide the opportunity for affordable home ownership, without compromising on quality.
As mortgages in Canada how only become increasingly less achievable for the everyday Canadian, we are striving to make homes more affordable for all home buyers, including first time home buyers, move-up buyers, and down-sizers alike. As one of many home builders in Edmonton, we also strive to provide superior follow-up service on all our new homes as we seek to sell a majority of our homes as a result of referrals by our satisfied customers. We believe that in choosing Sterling Homes as your home builder in Edmonton, you are making a decision that will reward you with a timely, well-built home, that you can be proud of for years to come. We would love an opportunity to connect and discuss the many reasons why Sterling Homes might be a good fit for you!
Our homes come in a variety of home styles and floorplans, including townhomes, duplexes, detached garage homes, and front attached garage homes.
Houses For Sale Edmonton
As you consider purchasing a brand-new home from a home builder in Edmonton, it’s important to understand you don’t necessarily have to start from scratch. A quick possession home may be the right solution. Some of the many perks of our quick possessions in Edmonton include: Getting an Earlier Move-In Date, Seeing Exactly What Your Money Gets You, Purchasing a Home Within Your Budget, Receiving a Warranty. Our quick possessions homes for sale in Edmonton have been built on speculation to fulfill the needs of people like you who want to move in quickly. They are either completed or are near completion. .
2022 Best Home Builder in Edmonton - Consumer Choice Award
Smart home buying decisions happen by choice, not by chance.Sterling Homes is proud to be the winner of the Consumer’s Choice Award for Best Home Builder in Edmonton in the category of Home Building for 2020, 2021, and 2022!