Featured Homes

What Homebuyers Can Get, Starting in the Mid $300s

June 22, 2018
Yorktown in Florida

Housing inventory may be low and interest rates may be rising, but that doesn’t mean that your clients won’t be able to afford a new home. Here’s a look at a few of the floor plans that house hunters can find with starting prices from the mid to upper $300,000s across our markets. Loveland, Colorado: The Lapis at The Lakes at Centerra 3 to 4 bed, 2.5 bath, approx. 2,180 sq. ft. This Seasons™ Collection floor plan offers two stories of popular home features, including…

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Real Estate Runs in the Family

June 11, 2018
Anna Marquand

Colorado native Anna Marquand always knew that she would build a career in real estate. Her dad became a licensed Realtor® in 1978, and she has been passionate about the industry ever since. She began her career in corporate housing and now enjoys helping buyers discover their dream home in the Denver area. Her favorite part of being a real estate agent is the satisfaction on a client’s face when they find a place that they love. In Marquand’s experience, newly built homes appeal to…

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7 Great Outdoor Living Spaces

June 7, 2018

Outdoor living spaces can be a hot selling feature for homebuyers—especially in the spring and summer! We’ve rounded up seven of our favorites from across the country for you to browse and share. Whether your clients are looking for a bigger backyard or a lower-maintenance space with all the bells and whistles, this list could be a great conversation starter to help you narrow down their likes and dislikes. 1.  The backyard of the Perry model home in Menifee, California. 2. Pretty much anywhere outside…

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House-hunting is Better with our Summer Savings Spectacular!

June 1, 2018
Happy Couple with Moving Boxes

Selling season is heating up, and our June homebuyer event is here just in time. Special financing and extended rate lock opportunities may be available for Richmond American buyers who finance through HomeAmerican Mortgage, helping your clients’ chances of securing the ideal mortgage for their needs. During this event, you can download a copy of our guide, 8 Credit Score Management Tips, to share with your clients. This free resource makes it easy to understand a sometimes complex and confusing topic, and will help homebuyers…

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New Explainer: The Mortgage Process

May 23, 2018
new homes

Have clients with mortgage questions? Share our new infographic! It gives a very simple overview of the mortgage process from start to finish and—if your buyers want to dive deeper—a link to get our Mortgage Quick-reference Guide. Knowing what they’ll need to have on hand when they apply and throughout the processing of their loan may help your clients stay on track for a smooth closing.  

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Sneak a Peek at Our Design Center Experience

May 18, 2018

 If you’ve never sold a Richmond American home, you may not know about one of our greatest differentiators: design personalization. Where some builders may have a handful of carpet swatches and flooring tiles for buyers to browse, we have The Home Gallery™. Located in a dozen cities across the states we serve, our Home Gallery™ design centers showcase hundreds of interior options, from flooring and cabinets to backsplashes, lighting, home technology, door hardware and more. Buyers who choose to build from the ground up…

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How to Help Military Homebuyers

May 10, 2018
Military Homebuyer

Buying a home presents a few extra challenges for active-duty servicemen and women, but it also offers some unique advantages—the opportunity to build equity while using a tax-free Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH), for example. Armed with a little information, your military client’s experience doesn’t have to be much different from the average homebuyer’s.   Here’s what you can do to help: Find out how far from base your clients would like to live. For some military families, the distance from base isn’t just a…

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Events & Specials

Tight Housing Inventory? Check Out Our Gold Star Home Event!

May 3, 2018

Just in time for the heavy selling season, we’re spotlighting homes that can be ready on a faster timeline. Depending on the market, our Gold Star homes may be ready to close, nearly ready or in an earlier stage of construction (but past permitting). Check out the listings in your area, and be sure to reach out to our New Home Specialists at 888.500.7060 if you have questions, or would like to schedule a showing.   During this event, your clients can download our newly…

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Puyallup Homes: Discover 3 New Washington Communities!

April 27, 2018
The Daley

Are your clients looking for a new home in the Puyallup area, priced from the $500s? These exclusive communities offer exceptional locations and beautiful homes—and with their limited homesites already selling fast, now’s the perfect time for a showing! Fruitland Ridge Small-town charm and convenient access to WA-512 are just two of Fruitland Ridge’s appealing features. Here, you’ll find three-to-six bedroom homes with up to approximately 3,380 square feet of living space. The famous Washington State Fairground, vibrant downtown Puyallup, South Hill Mall and a…

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How One Bay Area Agent Builds Community

April 20, 2018

Repeat buyers and referrals are the bread and butter of any broker’s business. So, when we heard about an agent who can claim not just two generations of a family as clients, but three, we had to ask her: What’s your secret? Sue-San Lambright of Coldwell Banker’s Kappel Gateway Realty has been a Bay Area REALTOR® since 1989, and credits much of her success to her love of the industry. “Building a career out of making people’s dreams come true is very fulfilling,” she said.…

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