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Selling a Home

Checklist: Knowing When it’s Time to Sell

March 19, 2019
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There are many factors involved with selling a home, and knowing when to sell is chief among them. With the aim of simplifying your decision, we’ve created the following checklist, outlining various motivators people have to sell their home. If you can check off any of the boxes below, you might be ready to put your home on the market and find something more suitable to your wish list and lifestyle needs! You need or want more space Maybe you’ve got a new bundle of…

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Packing & Moving

Senior Moving Tips

March 15, 2019
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Seniors remain an influential part of the real estate market, purchasing everything from standard single-family homes to larger multi-generational options that can accommodate additional family members. As a senior, your considerations for how to handle a move will likely differ somewhat from younger buyers. Check out these tips to help make your move as smooth as possible—or pass this article along if you’re a relative of a senior homebuyer! Transportation options If you rely on transportation services, such as the bus or paratransit, you may…

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Buying a Home

A Guide to Our Free Homebuyer Guides

January 18, 2019
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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 process, we have compiled worksheets, tools and checklists to assist you along the way. Check out (and download!) our series of FREE guides, designed to help homebuyers stay organized, informed…

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Packing & Moving

Find the Best Restaurants, Schools & More in Your New Community

January 10, 2019

Moving to a new area can leave you feeling a little lost, but it’s actually an exciting opportunity to discover all the things that make your new community uniquely appealing. Read on for three easy ways to find top-rated spots near you and build lasting ties to your new community. Get to know the neighbors Making friends with your neighbors is a great way to instantly feel more at home in your new area—and they’re bound to have plenty of can’t-miss recommendations for everything from…

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Packing & Moving

How to Stay Organized While Packing for a Move

October 15, 2018
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If you’ve got ample time to prepare for your upcoming move, an organized packing strategy is well worth the effort. You’ll arrive at your new home with the comfort of knowing just where all your most important items are and how they’re sorted, allowing you to enjoy the process of setting up your new abode with everything neatly categorized and labeled. Check out some inspiration below for how to stay organized—and stress-free!—while packing for your next move. Declutter & minimize Getting rid of items you…

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