Buying a new house has it's advantages, everything works (or should!), you can pick colors and the style/layout of the home, and when you move in, you usually have a builder warranty. However, it's not always fun and games. There are some serious disadvantages to buying a brand new home. My husband and I have bought two brand-new homes over the course of our marriage. In both cases, it was hard to get the builder to come back to fix anything. We had issues with proper landscaping and drainage as well. Check out this article from bobvila.com to read more about possible disadvantages.
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