Closing costs: a generic term tossed around by mortgage originators, real estate agents and even your neighbor. But what are these fees all about? Read on to learn the basics of closing costs on new construction and resale homes and how they will affect your home purchase.
Financing & Insuring February 7, 2023
Buying a Home January 31, 2023
In the market for a brand-new home? Well, you don’t have to go it alone! At Richmond American, we have a dedicated team of local New Home Specialists just waiting for your call. It’s their job to assess your new home wants and needs and help you narrow down prospective communities and floor plans. In short, they do all the legwork, so you won’t have to! Read more.
Packing & Moving January 24, 2023
Preparing to move to your dream home? Start fresh and don’t bring any current clutter with you! Paring down your possessions to only the items that “spark joy” sets you on the path to a more stress-free and satisfying move. To help you get started, we’ve listed a few decluttering tips, leaning toward the minimalist side of the spectrum, that may transform your life well after you’ve settled into your new home.
Local Stories January 17, 2023
Calling all house hunters! Looking for a neighborhood that boasts the location, homes and amenities on your wish list? You’re in luck—we’re opening exciting new communities across the country this year, each with impressive floor plans and attractive features to fit your unique lifestyle. Check out the list below to see which neighborhood is generating buzz near you!
Personalization January 10, 2023
Maintain your New Year’s resolution to “get more organized” by choosing a new home that is designed to help you succeed. Richmond American’s homes offer an array of exciting design options that can help reduce the amount of time you spend on various tasks while making it easier and more convenient to get them done.
Financing & Insuring January 3, 2023
Looking to buy a new home soon? We’ve created a handy mortgage infographic to help you understand some of the factors that affect your credit score and the ways you can improve your score—an important consideration for any lender reviewing your mortgage application. Your credit score may influence what types of loans you can qualify for and what rate lenders will offer you, so it’s best to make it a priority as soon as possible in your home search.