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Tips for Creating Your Dream Home Checklist

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When everyone’s at home, you might start to pick up on things you hadn’t noticed before about where you live. And if you can’t stop thinking about the things in your home you wish you could change, it might be time for something brand-new. And lucky for you, right now is the perfect time to buy with amazing interest rates available!

To make things easier for you, we’ve put together a helpful guide with tips for you to think about as you start to create your dream home checklist.

Take note of everything you dislike about your current home

Walk through your home like it’s any other day but take note of everything that makes you unhappy or causes your family frustrations. Is there clutter in your kids’ shared room because there’s not enough space for both of them? Does your home’s layout optimize livable space or do certain spaces create traffic jams? Maybe your kitchen feels outdated and you don’t find cooking in it as enjoyable as you wish. Does your master suite actually feel like your personal retreat? Go through every room with a fine-tooth comb!

Consider your lifestyle and must haves

The last thing you want to do is compromise on your dream home, so ask yourself the important questions. How many bedrooms does your family need? Are you planning to have children in the near future or entertaining the idea of moving your parents in? An open layout and gorgeous kitchen are a must if you love to host your loved ones. Or if you’re planning on working from home, you’re going to need some flexible space. Your lifestyle and future plans are big factors to consider when creating your dream home checklist.

Start your search from the comfort of your home

Once you’ve put together a list, start your new home search online with plenty of information available digitally and virtually. Select homes offer virtual tours, so you don’t have to leave your home to tour the plans. Additionally, Lennar has beautiful new homes for families of every lifestyle, whether you’re a first-time buyer, growing family, active adult, empty-nester or multigenerational household. We offer homes at a variety of different price points and locations – and with thoughtful floorplan options at all of our communities, you can find a home that will check every box on your list.

Get the features you want without paying extra!

From luxurious countertops to home automation, many of these features are considered upgrades. But with our Everything’s Included® approach to homebuilding, your new home comes loaded with the appointments you want as standard. The program now features Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ home designs to ensure whole-home coverage with no dead spots, plus a commercial-grade network means your new Lennar home is ready for tomorrow’s innovations and technologies.

Stop waiting to make your move!

Every day you wait is another day you’re not living in the home of your dreams. Take advantage of today’s incredible interest rates and truly love where you live with Lennar! Start your new home search and learn more at

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