If a home comes up for sale in a mature neighborhood where there’s an established sense of community and a history of strong property values, buying a resale home can be a good choice. However, there are several reasons why buying a new home is often the wiser choice. We just don’t build homes the way they used to – and that’s a good thing! Today’s homes are built with state-of-the-art technology using low maintenance and durable building materials, to save you time and money. Homes are also now built to the 2012 IRC new building code (International Residential Code).