Buying a property is a much simpler task than building a new one. When a home is already built, materials and appliances are already selected the task is almost complete. A pre-built home doesn't offer originality for the new owner; particularly if they are located in subdivisions with similar homes.
There is a chance that the property may not include all of the amenities that a buyer requires and this could result in the additional cost of renovating after the purchase. If you are considering building your dream home remember the expenses and challenges that will come with meeting the specifications. However if you are able to build, you will definitely be satisfied with creating your very own special home.