How is buying new development different than buying a resale home? For starters, a newly built home likely includes up-to-date design (all the bells and whistles), the latest construction standards and new appliances. And since many new developed homes are sold before they are finished, you may have the opportunity to make some design choices, things like upgrading to Light Marble-Look Quartz Countertops or add a free standing bathtub. You will not be moving into a home with a honey-do list of projects and repairs.
Here is a PDF from CEShop with tips, market data, and more to help you shop for and buy new construction in the Valley of the Sun.