I would be very careful. If your is under list, then most of the others will be as well. Also, check on the builder. Many of them are not stable these days.
I am a big fan of buying a new home when it is 1-3 years old. Let the original owner get the headaches.
If you are buying the least expensive unit in the building and can get the reduction, perhaps. I wouldn't ask for upgrades since $24K in upgrades may only be worth $15K on resale.... more