15

Sep
2016
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For buyers

What to expect at a new home design center

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From choosing your floor plan to selecting your homesite, there are countless benefits to building a new home. But many happy homeowners have told us time and again that the most exciting part of their homebuying journey, by far, was personalizing their brand-new living spaces. That’s why we strive to ensure every home we build …

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17

Aug
2016
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Home loans

What is an FHA loan?

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If you’re buying your first home, you’ve probably already heard that an FHA loan is THE loan for you. While it’s true that FHA-insured mortgages are an attractive option for many new buyers, it’s not the only option—and FHA loans are not just for first-time homebuyers! Check out our FHA FAQ below, then be sure …

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03

Aug
2016
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For buyers

How to design a model home

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If you’ve shopped for a new home, then you’ve likely toured professionally decorated model homes. Touring a model home decorated by a builder is one of the best ways to get a feel for how a home’s floor plan will function in real life. But do you know what goes on behind the scenes? We …

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26

Jul
2016
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For buyers

A Guide to Our Free Homebuyer Guides

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At Richmond American, we love helping new homebuyers attain the dream of homeownership. And with nearly 40 years in the industry, we’ve learned a thing or two about the process! Perhaps you’re just beginning your house hunt, or maybe you’ve already decided on a floor plan and community. Regardless of your stage in the homebuying …

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01

Jun
2016
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Insurance

Questions to ask when choosing an insurance agent

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You’ve contracted on a new home and now it’s time to choose an insurance agent. After all, you 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 …

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