Trying to decide whether to buy a new home or a resale? In addition to obvious benefits, such as being able to choose your floor plan and homesite and personalize your living space with fixtures and finishes, purchasing a new home can also be a…
Finding a real estate agent you love is a tricky task when you have thousands of candidates at your fingertips. Should you work with a friend or referral, or go for an agent with the highest online ranking? What are the potential red flags? We put together a handy overview to help you navigate these questions and more, so you can make the right decision that gets you that much closer to your dream home.
The tight resale housing market has many prospective homebuyers considering purchasing a new home in the new year. But limited inventory and avoiding bidding wars are just a few of the advantages of buying a brand-new home. Read on for help answering the age-old question: New home or resale?
When searching for a brand-new home, did you know that there are different types of neighborhoods to consider? Large master planned communities have an overarching developer and tend to have more amenities. Smaller enclaves may also have amenities, plus an environment you may enjoy. We’re breaking down the differences in this article to give you a great starting point on your next neighborhood search.
As more and more neighborhoods are built as planned communities with shared amenities, more and more homeowners are finding themselves part of a homeowner association (HOA). Membership in an HOA requires that you pay a fee, known as an HOA fee, usually monthly or yearly. These fees often go to common area maintenance and use of facilities, such as a community pool and/or fitness center. Learn more.
Finding your dream home means that it’s a good fit for everyone in the family… including your pets! Discover communities with trails, dog parks and other pet-friendly amenities. But first, check out these tips for finding your new home in a neighborhood that you and your dog will love. Read more.