Tips & Tools

Great at Selling Homes? Work for Us!

August 14, 2018
Realtor and Couple

If you’re ready to take your real estate career to the next level, we may the opportunity you’ve been waiting for! With homebuilding operations in 10 states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Virginia and Washington, we’re always on the lookout for talented agents to join our sales team as: New Home Specialists Sales associates-in-training Sales associates Sales managers Learn more about these essential roles and take a look at a typical day in the life of a Richmond American sales associate.…

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Decluttering for a Move: How an Agent Can Help

August 9, 2018

What do you do when a client doesn’t see the need to declutter? Here are a few great articles we found to help you navigate this potential minefield: Inman News’ 3 ways to attack client clutter with compassion What we liked: Be respectful. You never know what sentimental value may be attached to a client’s belongings. Make a list of pros—charities, self-storage facilities, organizers, estate sale companies, junk haulers—and pass along their contact info. REALTOR® Magazine’s What to Do With All That Stuff What we…

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Featured Homes

Seasons™ Floor Plans: Gems in More than Name!

August 6, 2018
Seasons Collection

Ever noticed that our Seasons™ Collection floor plans are named after gemstones? That’s not just a statement of value; it’s the color inspiration behind our model home merchandising! Our talented designers coordinate interior finishes, furnishings, artwork and more—all centered around the model’s chosen hue. As you tour our Seasons™ communities, you’ll see the forethought they (and our architects) have poured into this innovative product line, from the model experience to the space-maximizing footprint and home features today’s buyers love. Don’t let the price point fool…

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Introducing Orlando & Denver Facebook Groups for Real Estate Agents

July 31, 2018
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If you’re an agent in the Orlando or Denver area, you’re invited to join our new local Facebook groups: Orlando Real Estate Agent Network and Denver Metro Real Estate Agent Network. These groups were created to give local agents a place to: Network with other agents in your area Talk industry trends Stay on top of Richmond American products and events Post resale listings you need to move before your clients can buy new We hope you’ll join—and invite your colleagues!

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Your Clients’ Pets & You

July 23, 2018

Have you noticed that pets are playing a much bigger role in today’s housing market than they have in the past? You’re not alone. “[A 2017 SunTrust Mortgage survey] asked recent home buyers why they were buying their first home and their dog was the third most commonly cited reason, coming above children and marriage. Only more living space and the opportunity to build equity came above the furry companions.” – Money magazine Whether you’re a buyer’s or seller’s agent, your clients’ pets can pose some…

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Richmond American Homeowner Turns Agent

July 16, 2018

Cindy Greenya is always confident showing her clients Richmond American homes—after all, she bought her own 14 years ago! After starting out managing rental properties, Greenya said the natural next step was becoming an agent, and in 2007, she began selling real estate full time in Virginia.  Her industry experience and her insight into the many advantages of buying a new-construction home help her find the right fit for her clients. Clients and new builds… With so many housing markets short on inventory, Greenya said…

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Hello, Portland & Vancouver Real Estate Agents!

July 12, 2018
Portland Oregon

We look forward to working with you. Richmond American Homes is expanding into the greater Portland-Vancouver area, and we wanted you to be among the first to hear about it. In case you’re unfamiliar with our work, here’s a quick summary of our CV: Richmond American Homes companies have built single-family homes for over 40 years More than 195,000 homes sold Operations in 10 states Parent company: M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. One-stop shopping with mortgage, insurance and title affiliates Personalization is our differentiator (learn about our…

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Las Vegas Masterplan: The Sky’s the Limit at Skye Canyon

July 5, 2018
Skye Canyon monument

Equal parts natural beauty, relaxation and fun, the Skye Canyon masterplan is teeming with opportunity for your clients. An award-winning community center, a state-of-the-art fitness center, multiple parks and a trail system ensure the entire family is never lacking for an adventure to embark on. Plus, distinct floor plan selections at two Richmond American neighborhoods provide plenty of options for clients in search of the right fit at this popular masterplan. Amenities Skye Center Winner of a 2017 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) award…

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Events & Specials

Summer Savings Heat Up in July

July 2, 2018
Backyard and Fireworks

Our Sales Centers are open for business on July 4—and we hope to see you there! Bring your clients out to tour our communities and find out about all the limited-time offers available in your area. In addition to special financing and extended rate-lock opportunities through our affiliate, HomeAmerican Mortgage, you may find a move-in package, closing cost assistance or other deals, especially on homes that are ready or nearly ready to close. Just ask a sales associate! Also in July, be on the lookout…

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Moving Tips for Seniors

June 28, 2018
Senior couple packing

Do you have elderly clients relocating from out of state? If you’re in a sunbelt market, the answer is likely yes! Whether they’re moving on their own or joining local relatives (and perhaps looking for a larger, more accommodating space for their multigenerational household), here are some moving tips you can pass along to help make the transition a smooth one. Gather your medical records. Each doctor’s office should have a form for you to fill out that releases your medical records to your new…

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