New build homes guide

New Homes Guide

It is extremely interesting to buy a new build property. Whether it’s your first home, you’re upsizing for extra space, downsizing something more manageable or purchasing as an investment, there’s so much new builds to offer.

Buying a new Kent home? It’s the dream for many, Paramount Sales and Lettings can help make it a reality because of their work with local developers, we provide assistance in every step of the way from new building projects in Kent, tips for first-time buyers and guidance on help-to-buy schemes, conveyance, mortgages and survey.


Thousands of fresh innovations are taking place throughout the UK.

When you purchase a second-hand property, choosing your location is no different. Think of the local area, schools, transportation, and other amenities, and if it meets your needs.

View the property

Look at the show home to see the standard finishes of the developer and the quality of the workmanship of the developer-it should be perfect.

Your advisor will inform you of anything that does not come as standard when you visit. Often constructed in the master bedroom wardrobes are standard, but in other bedrooms they are an extra. Take a look at where the points of authority, television and telephone are and ask if the cost includes white goods.

Open days

Open days usually come with an incentive, maybe to support a specific style of property, and when the next open day is planned it is worth wondering.

Fixtures and Fittings

You may be able to choose finishes, such as kitchen work tops and tiles, and flooring choices, depending on the advancement of the plot you buy.

The sooner you decide to book, the more options you have, which can include a range of carpet and floor coverings. Be conscious, though, that not all designers include floor coverings as alternatives, this is a question that you need to know.


The sales consultant will request a deposit after deciding on your plot. The amount can vary from developer to developer and always check how much of the deposit will be returned if you cannot proceed with full purchase.

Once you have paid the deposit, your property will be removed from the market and estimated completion dates will be notified to you. You will also be added and provided a copy to the reservation list. The consultant will provide updates and invite you to the site to update meetings and, if necessary, will ask you to select your flooring and finishes.


Buying a new build comes with a guarantee and the peace of mind everything is brand new.

Check with your developer what their warranty includes and how long it lasts can differ between 5 and 10 years. When you hand over your new build home, Your developer will usually spend some time with you showing where everything is and giving you cooking appliances, boilers, etc.


We understand that while some people want a property to be challenged, many others prefer buying a brand-new home and spending their precious time on stuff other than DIY.