Neighborhoods

Los Angeles Real Estate Update

May 25, 2017
Walnut Village

Exciting things are happening at our four Los Angeles-area communities! Here’s what you need to know… The Grove in Pomona is now selling! Nestled in an established neighborhood at the heart of Pomona, The Grove offers inspired two- and three-story floor plans from the mid $400s. New homes range from approximately 1,530 to 1,850 square feet and feature popular options like covered balconies, main-floor office space and dual master suites, depending on the plan. Residents enjoy easy access to schools, commuter routes and the Pomona…

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Featured Homes

Built to Impress: the Harmon Floor Plan

May 19, 2017
The Harmon

Looking to wow a luxury-seeking buyer? The stately Harmon floor plan is sure to impress! From the dramatic curved staircase in the two-story entry to the master retreat in the second-floor suite, this home was designed for everyday elegance. Buyers who build from the ground up will have the opportunity to choose a variety of structural options, such as a main-floor bedroom and full bath, professional kitchen features, master suite upgrades and more. Models are available to tour at communities around Orlando, Denver and Aldie,…

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Tips & Tools

10 Reasons Buyers Love New Homes

May 11, 2017
New home streetscape in Southern California for New Homes Infographic

Whether you’re new to selling new homes, or just need a refresher, here’s a handy infographic to help you communicate the value of new construction to your clients. For more in-depth information, tips and tools, be sure to download our free Selling New Homes Guide, created just for agents like you!

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Tips & Tools

Student Loan Debt and Homeownership

May 4, 2017
Graduation cap with money

Having a college education is very valuable. Unfortunately, the price tag often reflects this, and navigating post-graduation financial waters can be tricky. That being said, student loan debt shouldn’t be a barrier to homeownership. There are ways to balance the responsibility of paying off student loans and still enjoy homeownership. Here are a few concerns these buyers may have about buying a home, and some ways you can address them. “I can’t save up for a down payment while making student loan payments.” Saving for…

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Neighborhoods

Explore Heritage at Meridian in Queen Creek

May 2, 2017
The Ryder

Our newest community in Queen Creek, Arizona, is also home to three of our latest floor plans! Heritage at Meridian brings together a small-town atmosphere and the convenience of nearby shopping, dining, schools and top-notch medical services. All homes are single story and currently start from the mid $400s. Your clients will love the luxurious features such as granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances, covered patios and 3- or 4-car garages, as well as exciting options like gourmet or professional kitchen packages, walk-in showers, free-standing tubs and…

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Tips & Tools

Prepare Your Buyers for a Seller’s Market

April 27, 2017
Homebuying in a Competitive Market Guide

Your clients (especially first-time buyers) may not be prepared for the fast-paced, competitive nature of buying a home in a seller’s market. Fortunately, we’ve got a new guide for that! Homebuying in a Competitive Market is free to download and includes tips to help buyers: Get ready to act quickly Optimize their home search Boost an offer on a resale home And more Share it with your clients today or get your own copy and use it as a refresher! You may find that it’s…

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Floor Plan Spotlight: The Onyx

April 20, 2017
Onyx model home

A flagship floor plan of our popular Seasons™ Collection, the Onyx combines the features that homebuyers are looking for in a new home at a price point that’s appealing for a broad range of budgets. First launched in Phoenix, the plan is also available now in Denver, Northern Colorado, Orlando and Jacksonville. Onyx video tour The Onyx Floor Plan by Richmond American Richmond American is proud to introduce the Onyx. Part of the Seasons Collection, this exciting new home is designed to put your dream…

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Tips & Tools

Myths About Working with a Homebuilder

April 12, 2017
Disguise nose, glasses and mustache

Ahem. Let’s take a moment to clear up a few things you (or your clients) might have heard about working with a homebuilder. Builders “steal” customers. FALSE. Homebuilders understand and appreciate that real estate agents are vital to bringing traffic into their communities and buyers to the closing table. It’s a win-win relationship, and we’re just as interested in earning referrals and repeat business as you are. When agents are successful, builders are successful too! At Richmond American, we even have an easy client registration…

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Tips & Tools

How to Write Better House Listings

April 6, 2017
Peridot model home in Laveen, Arizona

The photography’s on point. The asking price is right. All you need now is a killer property description. Boost your house listings from good to great with the following tips! Be selective. Your description doesn’t have to encompass everything and the kitchen sink (though, if it’s a farmhouse sink, definitely mention that!). Focus on what’s most important and leave the rest for a phone call or scheduled showing. Before you even start writing, make a list of the home’s most powerful selling points. What sets…

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Convert Renters to Homebuyers this Season!

April 4, 2017
Amethyst model home in Aurora

They have the credit score. They have the down payment and income. They have the desire to put down roots. What’s keeping qualified renters from buying a home? They’re intimidated. Buying a home for the first time can be scary if you don’t know what to expect. There’s a lot of money involved, as well as a lot of paperwork, regulations and people—from the home inspector to the title agent to the loan processor. So, make it less intimidating! Reach out to commitment-shy prospects with…

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