Auburn is Alabama’s fastest-growing metropolitan area and has been ranked as one of the “10 Best Places to Live” by US News and World Report, making real estate and new homes for sale in Auburn very popular. Located in eastern Alabama, Auburn (within Lee County, Alabama) is a charming college town offering new construction home buyers the benefits of small-town living with the appeal of a cosmopolitan city many times its size. Award-winning restaurants, beautiful parks, top-rated schools, SEC football, and great shopping have earned Auburn its nickname, “The Loveliest Village on the Plains.” A short drive from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the town is home to Auburn University.
What to See, Do, & Eat in Auburn
Residents of Auburn enjoy everything from hiking, camping, and mountain biking in beautiful Chewacla State Park, to world-class exhibits at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art and live performance events at the new Gogue Performing Arts Center. Golfers enjoy easy access to the championship-caliber Grand National Golf Course in nearby Opelika, part of the renowned Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Kiesel Park, the city’s unofficial community hub, hosts numerous events and festivals year-round for residents to enjoy. And don’t forget SEC college football, baseball, basketball, and more!
Not only is Auburn one of Alabama’s premier college towns — it’s a center of excellent education in general. Auburn City Schools ranks among the top public school systems in the state and nation, and parents who prefer private education for their kids will appreciate top schools like The Oaks and Lee-Scott Academy. And of course, there’s Auburn University itself, one of Alabama’s largest campuses for higher education, offering more than 150 majors and enrolling 30,000 students a year.
Why Buy a New Construction Home in Auburn?
Real estate in Auburn is naturally in high demand, especially during the school year. When looking to buy an Auburn home, many people start with the typical MLS real estate listings search, checking out open houses, and working with a realtor. However, with several lovely new subdivisions springing up in the area, it makes more sense for some people to scope out new construction homes for sale in Auburn. The property values of new constructions are typically comparable to those of existing homes in this area. You can also get more square feet for the money the further you get from prime university land. Some other reasons to consider working directly with a new construction homebuilder:
From appliances to the HVAC system, from plumbing to electrical, all aspects of a new construction home are, well, new. This fact means you’ll enjoy a move-in-ready, low-maintenance home with no need for renovation. See ALL Move-in-Ready Homes.
New construction homes are built to higher codes of energy efficiency than you’ll find in older homes, so you’ll save on utility costs while protecting the environment.
Avoid unexpected costs.
With a new construction home, there’s no outdated plumbing to repair, no residual lead paint to remove, no roof to replace, and no unexpected cracks in the foundation.
With an older home, “customizing” generally means you have to pay extra to renovate the house to meet your needs. With a new construction home, you make those individual choices as you go, so you get to make it yours when you buy it — not afterward.
Lowder New Homes is pleased to be a preferred builder in Summerlin, one of Auburn’s most coveted new construction neighborhoods. Located just 10 minutes from Auburn University, Summerlin features new homes with generous modern floor plans and superior energy efficiency — all within an idyllic setting convenient to shopping, dining, parks, and more. Learn more about Summerlin.
How to Find New Homes in Auburn, Alabama
The best way to find the new construction home of your dreams in Auburn is to work with an experienced homebuilder, like Lowder New Homes. For more than 60 years, we have dedicated ourselves to building stunning, sturdy, single-family homes that stand the test of time. We use nothing but the finest, high-quality building materials and home products from the industry’s leading manufacturers. Thanks to our unbeatable warranties and high standards of customer service — both during and after the sale — we’ve earned the reputation of being a trusted homebuilder.
Why Work with Lowder New Homes?
- We have more than 60 years of residential homebuilding experience.
- We are Alabama owned and operated.
- Our new home warranty comes with our full-service Warranty Department and 24-Hour Response Line, ensuring you receive the best possible after-sales service.
- We offer exceptional interior design services to help you style and decorate your new construction home in Auburn, Alabama.
- We’re recognized by Builder magazine and the National Association of Homebuilders as one of the Top 100 Builders in the nation.
- We achieved the highest national honor and status of Diamond Builder by 2-10 Homebuilders Warranty for excellence in construction standards and customer satisfaction.
- Each new construction home undergoes a thorough, independent third party inspection.
Let Lowder New Homes help you find a new construction home in Auburn that is perfect for your needs. Call us at 334-270-6789 to speak to one of our real estate agents, or reach out to us via the Contact page on our website.
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