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Dave Viger Explains the Power of Focus in Homebuilding

June 11, 2020

As a graduate from the Naval Academy and former NFL player, Dave Viger understands the power of focus. He started his homebuilding career as a superintendent for Richmond American Homes of Nevada, Inc. and has been on a solid trajectory within the industry ever since. Today, he oversees the operations of Richmond American Homes companies in Arizona, Utah and Northern California as Regional President. Dave’s leadership style mirrors what he appreciates about Richmond American: a culture that stays true to the company roots, yet adaptable…

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2020 Mortgage Rates = Opportunity!

May 21, 2020

2020 has had its challenges for homebuyers, but mortgage rates aren’t one of them! The rates we’re seeing this year could make it possible for more people to afford a home—and potentially a larger, better home than they may have been able to buy in the past. We’ve created the following chart to help put these rates in perspective for house hunters…

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Tools & Tips for Helping Military Buyers

May 7, 2020

At Richmond American, we love helping members of the Armed Forces achieve the American Dream of homeownership. So, any time we can do that and help our agent friends better serve their customers, we’re doubly excited! Here are just a few ideas and resources you can use to supplement your own extensive local area knowledge and real estate industry experience as you help military relocators navigate their unique needs and find their footing in a new city. Share helpful articles about military moves. Military buyers,…

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Stories to Help You Stay in Touch

April 24, 2020
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Now, maybe more than ever, it’s important to keep in contact with your clients. You may not be able to schedule as many showings as usual, but you can let clients know you’re thinking of them. Remind them you’re still a great resource as they weigh their housing options, whether they end up buying next week, next season or next year. Look to our homebuyer blog, Homeward™, for fresh content to share on your social feeds and in your emails. Here are just a few…

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40 years strong. Still here for you.

April 9, 2020

Your clients are probably looking to you for answers as they navigate today’s unique house hunting landscape. We’ve had your back since 1977 and we aren’t going anywhere. Explore the many ways we can help you guide your clients through their home search before you even get them to a sales center.

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Personalization vs. Packages in Homebuying

April 3, 2020
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Personalization is one of the many benefits of choosing a new home over of a resale. After all, who can resist the opportunity to put their own stamp on their living space? But as you may have noticed over the course of your career, “personalizing” a new home can mean different things to different homebuilders. Many builders who allow buyers to “personalize” new-construction homes only provide a few design packages to choose from. If your clients are seeking a new home that’s truly their own,…

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What 2020 Loan Limits Mean for Your Clients

January 23, 2020

Loan limits in many counties across the country increased in 2020, giving homebuyers greater access to a variety of loan programs and potentially enabling them to borrow more toward their dream homes. While not all areas experienced increases, it’s worth checking to see if your sales turf got a boost.

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Agents, We’re Thankful for You!

November 27, 2019

At Thanksgiving, it’s important to not only feel gratitude, but also express it to the people who have helped you throughout the year. That’s why we’d like to take a moment to thank all of the great real estate agents and brokers who have entrusted their buyers to us, worked hand-in-hand with us from contract to closing, and who continue to keep us in mind when we’re the right fit for their clients. So, thank you for bringing feet to our model floors. We’re honored…

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