Buying a Home

What to Know When Moving From an Apartment to a House

October 13, 2017
New homeowner gazing out the window

Buying your first home is an exciting event! If you’ve been renting an apartment for years, there are a few things you should know when you make the transition to homeownership. Be sure to keep these simple facts and tips in mind as you embark on this next chapter in your life. Performing general maintenance When you buy a brand-new home, it’s not likely you will be making huge repairs or renovating on the weekends, but there are still maintenance tasks you will need to…

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Buying a Home

Contracting on a New Home in the Fall

October 5, 2017

Why October is a great time to buy The leaves are falling, the telltale pumpkin spices are in the air, and homebuyers are making their moves. What makes this season a great time to take the leap into homeownership? Let’s find out now…   Avoid the holiday rush When you have a mile-long gift list and you’re facing all the normal stressors of the holiday season, there may not be room on your calendar for visiting communities and model homes with your real estate agent.…

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Local Stories

Virginia Homes for Sale Near D.C.

September 26, 2017

If you’re searching for new home in Virginia that offers a quick commute to Washington, D.C., we have you covered! Following are four notable neighborhoods near the nation’s capital to consider.   Interested in a townhome? Madison Crescent Directly off Route 15, Madison Crescent brings urban sophistication to the peaceful suburb of Gainesville, VA. The charming townhome community boasts a central fountain, park, playground and abundant green space, and shops and restaurants are conveniently located within walking distance. New townhomes at Madison Crescent feature up…

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Life at Home

Young Family Creates Their Dream Home

September 20, 2017

At ages 23 and 25, Alan and Kate knew that they were ready to own a home. With their local jobs in mining and teaching, they decided to establish roots at Westview Pointe in Tucson. The couple sought an open ranch-style floor plan that offered balanced space throughout the rooms. The Chloe turned out to be a perfect fit for them and their three-year-old daughter, Alanna. Building their dream home was an exciting process for the young family. “Working with our sales person, Cori, was…

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Buying a Home

What Do New Homes Include?

September 15, 2017
Dayton at Saddle Rock

Buying a new home is an exciting purchase! But do you know what’s included? It’s common for buyers to confuse a to-be-built “new construction home” with a “custom home.” However, there are distinct differences between the two that every informed buyer should know.   What’s included with a new construction home: When you buy a new construction home, you will likely be presented with several floor plan options. The plans aren’t created according to your exact specifications, so you won’t be shopping around for an…

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