New Construction Homes in Carbon County Pennsylvania

Carbon County has a lot to offer buyers of new construction homes. Located in northeastern Pennsylvania, its 387 square mile footprint includes part of the scenic Pocono Mountains. Carbon County is home to numerous beautiful rivers and lakes for outdoor recreation and enjoyment. Additionally, the county is conveniently located with easy access the metropolitan areas of New York and Philadelphia, so it is a perfect place to build a new custom dream home.

Why Get a New Home in Carbon County

Carbon County Pennsylvania continues to grow steadily as the Lehigh Valley expands outward and more people move west from the overcrowded regions along the east coast. This has put pressure on the stock of existing housing but presents a golden investment opportunity for buyers of new construction homes. If you are looking to build an affordable dream home in a stunningly scenic region with easy access to two major cities, Carbon County may be the perfect location for you.

A Taxing Issue
One thing to consider when planning new home construction is not only the cost of building the house, but the longer term property tax burden that you will incur. Carbon County’s tax rates are comfortably in the lower middle between the most expensive and least expensive counties for property taxes in Pennsylvania. A lower yearly property tax obligation can make it possible to build more house than elsewhere in Pennsylvania and still keep costs within your budget.

New Homes – Lots of choices

If you do not already own a building lot in Carbon County this will be the first big decision about your new home. You housing contractor may have lots available, but even if not, the contractor have a good idea where the best lots are located that meet your expectations and needs. Make sure to check the local real estate listings of lots-for-sale so you don’t miss the perfect opportunity.

You may prefer a house in the woods with lots of privacy and seclusion. On the other hand, if you have a growing family you may want to live in a community development with other young families and children. Some developments feature convenient community recreation facilities. Developments can be gated, if security is one of your concerns. Some include trash and snow removal which are charged as a portion of annual home owner dues. If these are amenities you are looking for, make sure the dues are reasonable for the provided services.

Although your contractor is aware of local building codes, these small housing developments often will add property deed restrictions on the type or size of home you can build. Other codicils could dictate where you can park your car, how you can put out trash, the building and location of decks or pools and countless other conditions. This is a detail of house planning that should be investigated thoroughly and not be taken lightly. Your experienced building contractor can be of immense value and save you many headaches or expensive missteps.

Your contractor consultant will work with you hand in hand throughout the new home designing and construction phases. We employ professional craftsmen who take pride in their skills that you as a new home owner can be assured you will enjoy your new home with no worries.