Category: Buying a home

House hunting? From assessing floor plan needs to touring model homes, we have the expertise to guide you through your journey to homeownership.

  • The Hemingway: Redefining Open Concept Floor Plans

    When it comes to open concept floor plans with thoughtfully designed living space, it’s tough to beat Richmond American’s Hemingway plan. Consistently among our top-selling floor plans, the Hemingway offers an appealing blend of privacy and entertainment space that makes it a hit among buyers from a variety of different lifestyles.

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  • Searching for Ranch Home Floor Plans? You’ll Adore the Arlington!

    Looking for ranch home floor plans that check all the boxes on your wish list? The Arlington may be just the fit! Ease, accessibility and an airy layout reign supreme in this single-story plan, which showcases exciting features to suit any lifestyle. Keep reading to find out why the must-see Arlington has undeniable “dream home” potential!

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  • 9 Holiday Hosting Headaches Your Next Home Could Cure

    Sometimes you don’t realize what you need until you need it. This may be especially true when it comes to your home. Hosting during the holidays can be hectic enough without having to worry about where to stash your fine china—or your houseguests. If your living spaces are giving off stressful vibes instead of festive ones, you may want to consider a new home in the new year. Read on to learn about nine holiday hosting headaches your next home could cure.

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  • How to Find Your Dream Home in 10 Days

    You’ve probably heard of the movie, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. Watching that film had us thinking…what else can be done in a 10-day time period? How about finding your next home? It’s possible! We’ve broken down the process day by day to show you how. Day 1: Budget   Wake up, […]

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  • What to Expect When Buying a New Home

    Buying a new home can be one of life’s most rewarding experiences, but can also be a time filled with questions. From touring model homes to moving in and getting settled, make sure you choose a builder willing to provide personal care every step of the way. It’s important that you walk away with both […]

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  • Kitchen and Bath Design in Our Curated Homes

    At Richmond American, we take home design very seriously and our curated homes are no exception. Our team of professional designers thoughtfully selects every detail in our quick move-in homes—from paint color to flooring, and everything in between. When curating their selections, our in-house team carefully considers many factors and aims to effectively balance current design trends with timeless style. Our goal is to provide you with a beautiful home on a shorter timeline, designed for longevity.

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  • Paired Homes You May Have Missed

    You might have heard of our Urban Collection™ homes, but did you know those are not the only kind of paired homes we build? In select communities across the country, you may find paired-home versions of some of our popular Seasons™ Collection plans. Learn more about them!

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  • Benefits of Buying a Quick Move-in Home

    What is a quick move-in home? A brand new home you can move into sooner! We break down the timeline and benefits of choosing to purchase a new home that is already under construction or near completion.

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  • New Home Construction Steps at Richmond American

    Just like different builders offer different floor plans and home options, no two homebuilders follow the same new home construction steps. Here’s what you can expect from your initial house hunt through closing (and beyond!) when you build a brand-new home from the ground up with Richmond American. Read more.

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  • How to Find the Right School District for Your Child

    Finding the right school district can be an important part of your new home search. Whether you’re planning to start a family, a parent looking for the best education for your children or a savvy house hunter with resale in mind, an attractive school district may be one of your top wish list items as you shop. So, what steps do you need to take in your research process? Read on to learn how to search for homes by school district.

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  • Stop Paying for Off-site RV Storage

    Did you make a PROs and CONs list before you decided to buy a big recreational vehicle? Whether it was a camper, boat, ATV or jet ski, it’s a safe bet that this question crossed your mind: What am I going to do with it when I’m not using it? We have an answer for that!

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  • Buying a Home? Community Amenities Matter!

    From price to number of bedrooms and square footage, there are many factors that influence the search for a new home. One of the most important considerations, though, only begins after the property line ends: community amenities. We’ve highlighted some popular amenities—and some Richmond American communities where you can find them.

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