When you’re ready to buy a home, one of the most important decisions to make is whether you want to buy a new home vs. resale. While buying a resale home may seem appealing, it is important to consider the possibility that you may end up paying a higher homeowners insurance premium based on the home’s history, construction and more. Read on to discover some of the potential hidden costs associated with older, foreclosed or distressed homes.
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.
Building a house from the ground up gives you the freedom to find a home floor plan that fits your lifestyle. But with so many options to choose from, where do you start? We’ve got you covered with a comprehensive guide, so you can confidently choose a floor plan that’s right for you and your loved ones.
Every homebuilder handles the construction process a little differently, so even if you’ve bought a new home before, you may be wondering what walk-through opportunities you’ll have with Richmond American. In this article, we’ll give you a general overview of the three main meetings you’ll have onsite after we’ve broken ground on your new home—plus some tips on how to make the most of your time at these appointments.
You’ve contracted on a new home and now it’s time to choose an insurance agent. After all, you’ll want to protect your investment in the event of theft or a natural disaster (e.g., flood, fire). Plus, most lenders require homeowners to maintain insurance as a condition of the loan. Following are some important questions to ask at an insurance agent interview to be sure you find an agent that’s right for you and your home. Read more.
Located near the Pennsylvania-Maryland border, the charming borough of Stewartstown affords residents an idyllic lifestyle offering equal parts excitement and tranquility. A must-see for house hunters in this region, the exciting neighborhood of Mayberry at Stewartstown has recently expanded its already impressive lineup of floor plans to include the popular Agate and Melody plans. Read more.