Tag: first-time homebuyer

  • How To Explain Closing Costs

    Have you ever had a first-time homebuyer confused about closing costs? Helping clients understand these important figures is a key component of ensuring smooth sailing on closing day—not to mention maintaining a high-quality client-agent relationship with the potential for extra referral business!

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  • Help Your Clients Find More Affordable New Construction Homes

    Are your buyers hesitant to make a move on purchasing a new home? Fluctuating interest rates can lead some house-hunters to adopt a wait-and-see approach—but we want to help your clients find more affordable new construction homes now! Our Buy New Now savings event can help them save big on their dream home this month. Read on to learn more about offer details and what to share with your clients.

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  • Questions for First Time Home Buyers

    As an agent, you’re probably well aware of the potential equity and tax benefits renters could be missing out on, but they might not understand them. That’s why some renters who could benefit today from homeownership still remain on the fence. Even when they decide to jump in the market, everything about the homebuying process is entirely new. Read on for questions for first time home buyers and other important information to help you put a plan of action together.

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  • What Your Client’s New-home Warranty Can Do For You

    A new-home warranty offers obvious advantages for your clients—and some not-so-obvious opportunities for you! If you’re used to selling resale, you’ve seen that once your clients have the keys, they’re generally stuck with the bill if they have a home problem down the road. With a new home and new appliances, not only are buyers less likely to have a problem in the first place, but they also enjoy the peace of mind a warranty affords.

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  • Meeting the Demand for More Affordable Homes—with Style!

    Do you have clients who keep getting priced out of the market? First-time buyers who are this close to owning, but price points are holding them back? Our Seasons™ Collection was designed to put homeownership within reach for a variety of buyers at many different seasons of their lives—from first-time house hunters to experienced homeowners looking to down-size. These more affordable homes cater to wallet-conscious clients while still boasting Richmond American’s signature craftsmanship, style and personalization options.

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  • Earnest Money vs. Down Payment: How to Educate Your Clients

    Buying a home is an exciting experience, but it is also a large purchase. As an agent, you likely know just how much information there is for clients to learn about the homebuying process, especially when it comes to the financial side. It’s natural for buyers, especially first-timers, to experience some confusion regarding certain topics. One concept we’ve received numerous questions about is how to differentiate between earnest money vs. down payment.

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  • Homeownership with a Low-Maintenance Lifestyle

    Do you have clients who want to own a home but also maintain a low-maintenance lifestyle they’ve enjoyed while renting? Our Urban Collection™ was designed to meet the needs of wallet-conscious house hunters also looking to avoid time-consuming tasks such as landscape maintenance.

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  • Can I Use My Tax Refund to Buy a House?

    Talking taxes with your clients can be tricky—after all, federal and state tax laws can change at any time—but that doesn’t mean you should stay mum on one of homeownership’s great financial advantages. Here are just five tax-related topics that could interest your clients. Read more.

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