Just like different builders offer different floor plans and home options, no two homebuilders follow the same exact process for constructing new homes. 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.
Demystify the kitchen cabinet selection process. When you buy a new home, there are many design selections to make. One of the most popular is the kitchen cabinetry. You might know if you want painted or stained doors, but that’s hardly all there is to consider. Door style can range from traditional to modern. Hardware can transform the look of any cabinet. And the function matters! Don’t forget to think about features such as soft-close hinges and drawer organizers.
Perhaps the most exciting part of building a new home from the ground up is the freedom you have to personalize it (or at least that’s what many of our customers tell us!). But how do you get from bare drywall to dream home? This is a common question, especially among first-time homebuyers and those who are new to new construction. Read more.
Stair railings may not always be top of mind when personalizing new home finishes, but perhaps they should be. In addition to enhancing safety, they can change the entire look and feel of a home. If you want a staircase that will make them stare, there are three types of railings to consider. Learn more.
An advantage of buying a brand-new home is the freedom to personalize the space. And that means floors are fair game. From carpet to tile to hardwood, the possibilities can seem endless. Your new home is a reflection of your unique personality and style, so be sure to select surfaces that you’ll enjoy looking at—and walking on—for many years to come. Learn about the latest flooring trends and tips to help you find flooring you’ll love.
Building a new home? Depending on the variety of lots available and the floor plan you’ve selected, you may have a choice of homesites. Don’t be content to simply pick your spot from a plat plan! Go out and see each homesite firsthand. You’ll likely be living in your new home for many years to come, so it’s important to love its location before planting roots.