There is not now, nor will there ever be, a “perfect” house.It might be the "perfect" location, the "perfect" curb appeal, the "perfect" layout and the "perfect" yard... but all homes have flaws.
It is what it is. Especially in this Minnesota climate of drastic weather, homes have flaws and develop flaws. Your new construction home will probably start "showing it's age" before you even move in. Homes need maintenance. Some maintenance is cosmetic, some may be structural. It needs to be evaluated as part of the cost of homeownership.
the inspection, ask questions, review the report thoroughly and ask more questions if necessary. Every report will have a laundry list of flaws and/or problems. It's up to you to make the final decision how they affect the value of the home.
With all that imperfection looming, can you still love the house you buy? Can you still find the "perfect" home for you? Absolutely! Just be sure you are searching with your heart and evaluating with your head.
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