Blog


Published on July 28th, 2020

Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home is equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking. If you’ve never purchased your own home before, our custom home builders in Chicago want to help make your experience as smooth as possible. Here are a few tips that we’ve compiled to make your home-buying process a success. 

Don’t Settle

One thing that many first-time buyers do is rush into the buying process. This means they haven’t sat down and considered all of the non-negotiables that are on their lists to ensure that they’re happy and content for years (or a lifetime) to come. If you’ve always wanted a waterfall island or you’ve dreamed of having a double-vanity master bathroom, don’t settle for a home that doesn’t offer these details. Our team can help you build your dream home from the ground-up, ensuring that you have everything you’ve always dreamed of. 

Choose the Right Neighborhood

There are tons of incredible neighborhoods in the Chicago area and its suburbs, but that doesn’t mean every one is the right fit for what you need. Make sure you do your research and consider the location of your future home carefully. This is especially important if you are new to the Chicago area and may not have previous knowledge of different areas of the city. 

Set a Budget

Of course, setting a budget is one of the most important parts of finding the right home for you. Have a good idea of what types of homes you are able to afford within your certain budget before you become too attached to a particular property. 

If you’ve had a difficult time finding your dream house, why not leave the task to our team? At MK Construction & Builders, Inc., we provide high-quality new construction homes in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. Contact us today if you’re interested in learning more!

BACK TO BLOG

COMING SOON...

1432-1438
NORTH
WASHTENAW

3 SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES
3400 SQ FT
DELIVERY: WINTER 2019

West Erie

2448-2456
WEST
OHIO

4 SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES
4200 SQ FT
DELIVERY: SPRING 2019

West Erie

1905
WEST
ERIE

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
3600 SQ FT
DELIVERY: FALL 2015

West Erie

1903
WEST
ERIE

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
3600 SQ FT
DELIVERY: FALL 2015

West Erie Chicago

5931-5933
NORTH
HERMITAGE

TWO SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES
3400 SQ FT
COMPLETED

1122
WEST
WOLFRAM

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
4100 SQ FT
COMPLETED

1503
NORTH
NORTH PARK

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
5600 SQ FT
DELIVERY: SUMMER 2016

North Park

4104
NORTH
DRAKE

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
3300 SQ FT
DELIVERY: SPRING 2018

                           North Park

2530
WEST
CHARLESTON

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
3800 SQ FT
DELIVERY: FALL 2017

West Charleston

4028
NORTH
HARDING

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
3900 SQ FT
DELIVERY: SPRING 2016

North Harding

2024
NORTH
WHIPPLE

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
3200 SQ FT
DELIVERY: FALL 2016

North Whipple

3913-3919
NORTH
MONTICELLO

4 SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES
3400-3800 SQ FT
DELIVERY: FALL 2017

North Monticello

2237
WEST
McLEAN

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
3200 SQ FT
COMPLETED

West Mclean

1238
WEST
WEBSTER

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
5200 SQ FT
DELIVERY: SPRING 2017

West Webster

1445
WEST
FRY

THREE FLAT
DUPLEX DOWN 3100 SQ FT
SIMPLEX 1550 SQ FT
DUPLEX UP 3100 SQ FT
DELIVERY: SPRING 2017

WestFry

2854
NORTH
DRAKE

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
2800 SQ FT
DELIVERY: FALL 2017

North Drake

1021
DEWEY
EVANSTON

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
3400 SQ FT
DELIVERY: WINTER 2017

soon

4235
NORTH
BERNARD


SINGLE FAMILY HOME
3200 SQ FT
COMPLETED

North Bernard

1513-1515
GREENLEAF
EVANSTON

TWO SINGLE FAMILY HOMES
3100 SQ FT
DELIVERY: FALL 2018

North Albany

171
LOMBARD
OAK PARK

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
4600 SQ FT
DELIVERY: FALL 2017

North Albany

3926
NORTH
FRANCISCO

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
3800 SQ FT
DELIVERY: WINTER 2017

North Albany

5409-5411
NORTH
MOBILE

TWO SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES
3600 SQ FT
COMPLETED

North Albany

3941-3943
NORTH
FRANCISCO

TWO SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES
3200 SQ FT
DELIVERY: SPRING 2018

North Albany

4628-4630
WEST
PATTERSON

TWO SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES
2600 SQ FT
DELIVERY: SPRING 2018

North Albany

2829
WEST
NELSON

SINGLE FAMILY HOME
2950 SQ FT
DELIVERY: SPRING 2018

North Albany

5220-5222
WEST
CARMEN

TWO SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES
3100 SQ FT
DELIVERY: SPRING 2018

North Albany