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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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Neighborhoods

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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Featured Homes

See What Sets the Julia Floor Plan Apart

April 13, 2018
Julia model home exterior

It’s no wonder we offer the Julia in Las Vegas, NV—the spacious ranch-style floor plan truly is a show stopper! Also available in Inland Empire, CA, the three-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home is designed for entertaining with the incredible included features and open, inviting layout your clients are seeking. Other reasons your buyers will be drawn to the Julia: All of the Julia’s living and entertaining spaces are conveniently located on one level. Thoughtful features, like versatile flex space or a home management center just off the…

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Broomfield Masterplan’s Amenities Appeal to Relo and Repeat Buyers

April 9, 2018
Anthem Higlands

Located in the heart of Broomfield—recently named the third healthiest community in the country by U.S. News & World Report—Anthem offers your clients the quintessential Colorado lifestyle. In fact, the masterplan’s prime location and resort-style amenities are so compelling that many residents intent on moving simply opt to purchase another home within the coveted community! More than just an address Location and lifestyle are two key factors in any new home search, and Anthem offers both in spades. Those fortunate enough to call the community…

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Real Estate Stories to Share this Spring

April 3, 2018
Woman smiling because she's sharing our real estate stories online.

Q1 is done! Are you ready for a fast and furious Q2? Since you’ll be spending all your time showing homes and making calls, we’ve gathered some stories for you from our homebuyer blog, Homeward™. Schedule them into your social media calendar over the next few weeks to keep content flowing to your followers without the hassle of writing it. You’re welcome. Choosing Paint Colors for Resale Success 5 Ways to Help Maintain (or Improve) Your Credit Score Tips for Hiring Movers 7 Steps to…

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Meet Our Boca Broker Challenge Winner!

March 25, 2018

Richmond American at The Oaks is nearly sold out, thanks in part to Boca-based REALTOR® Ryan Greenblatt of Lang Realty. Winner of our recent Boca Broker Challenge, Ryan outsold other area agents and scored a party for up to 100 guests at The Oak Room Restaurant and—more importantly—bragging rights over his competitors! “I am proud to have sold more Richmond American homes in the Oaks than any other broker and won this award. I sold the first new home in the community and my clients…

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