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5 Reasons to Buy a New Construction Home in Auburn, AL

Many Alabama home buyers today who want to escape the hustle-and-bustle of busy metropolitan areas are finding Auburn, Alabama to be a welcome alternative. Located just 60 miles from Montgomery, Auburn is a thriving college town, home of Auburn University, offering plenty of things to do and great value for the money. Lowder New Homes is pleased to be a preferred builder in Auburn’s Summerlin community. If you’re on the hunt, let’s explore five reasons why you might want to buy a new construction home in Auburn, AL.

1. Small Town Charm/City Convenience

Home to 64,000 people, Auburn is large enough to offer all the conveniences of the city yet small enough to retain its small-town charm. With great dining options, cultural events, outdoor recreation and championship golf all nearby, Auburn has everything you need for carefree suburban living — not to mention Montgomery is only an hour away.

2. Great Schools

Auburn City Schools are consistently ranked among the top school systems in the state, noted for its focus on technology and innovation and seeing increased enrollment over the past several years. For older students, Auburn is home to Auburn University, one of the most sought-after colleges in the state. Needless to say, Auburn is a coveted destination for families with children.

3. Growing Community

As word has spread about the advantages of living in Auburn, it has become one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the state, and was recently ranked one of the 10 Best Places to Live by U.S. News and World Report. With this growth has come some fantastic new subdivisions with plenty of amenities perfect for individuals and families looking to buy a new construction home. It also means an increase in amenities and services city-wide and a healthy forecast for increasing home values.

4. Things to Do

From cultural exhibits at the Jule Collins Museum of Fine Arts to nearby hiking and mountain biking at Chewacla State Park — to championship golf in nearby Opelika — the Auburn area affords many things to do during your family time or “down” time.

5. More Home for the Money

While home values are naturally on the rise in this vibrant community, Auburn is still far enough removed from larger metropolitan areas that home buyers are pleased to enjoy more value for their dollars here. Building in Auburn makes your money go farther so you can enjoy more upgrades and customization options than you would in other locations.

Lowder New Homes is proud to be a preferred builder in Summerlin, one of the most coveted new neighborhoods in Auburn, Alabama. To learn more about availability in this great community, give us a call at 334-270-6789.