May 8 2020
AAFMAA Mortgage Services

If you’re nearing retirement (whether from military service or your civilian job) and ready for your “forever” home, you may be deciding if you should buy or build.

There’s an obvious upside to building your own home: you choose when to build, you can have everything you’ve ever wanted (and can afford) — from the layout, cabinets and flooring to the sinks, lighting, paint colors and even doorknobs!

“You can get it exactly the way you want it, built in the exact location and manner you’ve always wanted,” explains Kevin R. Crooks, a Branch Manager for AAFMAA Mortgage Services LLC (AMS) in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Keep reading to find out more about the downsides and details of home construction, and what new homes have to offer.


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