Is new construction still a good option with all the great deals out there?New construction is a viable solution in any growing market, but even in a slow market builders tend to take a smaller profit margin in order to compete. So the cost of buying new construction will be comparable in most markets to buying exhisting. The one key factor is are you in a situation that will allow 70-120 days to build your new home. You will pay market value for the home, but for some this is what they want to do and it has remained a great option for many even over the past year.May 19 2010 - Kingsland00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.