Buying a home is an exciting time, but house hunting can be stressful and confusing. Choosing the perfect home for your lifestyle is a huge decision. New construction homes are a fantastic option, but the building process can take a few months. Move-in ready homes let you enjoy the benefits of new construction without having to wait.

With beautiful designer features and a quick move-in time, a move-in ready home might be the perfect option to simplify your search.

We’ll explain what a move-in ready home is and what the benefits of owning one are:

Characteristics of a Move-In Ready Home

Move-in ready homes can be purchased immediately, which makes the home-buying process simple. Without having to endure a construction project or a lengthy renovation, you and your family will be making new memories in your new home before you know it.

7 Benefits of a Move-In Ready Home

Depending on what’s important to you during your home search, you may find that a new construction move-in ready home is the best option to suit your lifestyle. Here are some of the top benefits of a buying a move-in ready home:

1. It’s Ready in No Time

Whether you’re about to start a new job or you’re looking to relocate before the new school year, you won’t have to compromise your schedule when you buy a move-in ready home. Although you’ll have fewer customization options, you’ll save time and have fewer decisions to make. Move-in ready homes are a great option for buyers who have a short time frame to move.

2. Beautiful Designer Finishes

When you buy a move-in ready home, you’ll enjoy the style and beauty of a new construction home without the wait. These homes feature beautiful finishes and modern layouts hand selected by interior designers. This means you won’t have to deal with the challenge of deciding whether the kitchen cabinets you chose match the backsplash, or which lighting fixtures will look the best. Once you move in, you’ll be able to spend your time making memories in your new home and entertaining family and friends, instead of tearing out shag carpets and floral wallpaper.

3. Worry Less and Spend Less.

Move-in ready homes are less expensive to maintain because they’re brand new. With modern plumbing, appliances, and heating and air conditioning, you won’t have to deal with unexpected out-of-pocket expenses after move-in. Moving is stressful, but you’ll have a few less things to worry about in your move-in ready home.

4. Move-In Ready Homes Come with Built-In Upgrades

Many of the most attractive upgrades — like stainless-steel appliances and high-end flooring and cabinets — are already installed in move-in ready homes. Walking into a move-in ready home is a bright and welcoming experience from the moment you enter the front door. The open floor plan, tall ceilings and gourmet kitchen are features you might have otherwise had to endure months of renovations for.

5. Energy Efficiency

You’ll love the modern construction and advanced technologies in your move in ready home — and so will your wallet. Because these homes are built with the latest advances in construction materials and building practices, homeowners will have lower monthly utility bills. The newly insulated walls make heating and cooling more efficient. Not only is this better for your wallet, but it helps the planet, too.

6. Location, Location, Location

K. Hovnanian® offers a line of stunning move-in ready homes, called Quick Move-In Homes. These homes are available in thirteen states, from the eastern seaboard, to Texas and California. These homes are in some of the fastest growing, safest and most desirable neighborhoods in the country. With so many options, you can choose the perfect location for your lifestyle. When life intervenes, let K. Hovnanian® help you move at the speed you need.

7. A New Community with Great Amenities

When you purchase a K. Hovnanian® Quick Move-In home, you’ll enjoy another benefit of our new construction homes: a beautiful community with top amenities. Many communities come with a fully-equipped gym, fitness classes, a pool, walking trails and tennis and pickleball courts.   Whether you’re looking to purchase your first home, find more space, relocate or downsize, move-in ready homes have something to offer everyone.