Tag: real estate search

  • 6 Work-from-home/School-at-home Solutions

    In spring of 2020, many schools and businesses moved their operations online to help stop the spread of COVID-19, causing a huge shift in the typical American lifestyle. If you’re one of the millions feeling that pinch and looking for a new home that better fits the way you live today, there’s good news! We have a wide variety of floor plans with dedicated workspaces to help you find a more comfortable—and productive—new normal.

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  • Individual vs. Master planned communities

    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.

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  • 91 New Communities (& Counting) in 2020!

    Our Grand Opening celebrations may look a little different these days, but we’re still doing our part to meet the demand for new homes! Check out all the new communities we’ve opened so far in 2020. You may find a few you’ve missed.

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  • Ways to Jumpstart Your House Hunt Online

    Good news (and we could all use some right about now)! Not everyone can make it out to a sales center at the moment, but that doesn’t mean you have to put your home search on hold. Regardless of current circumstances, you can ramp up your house hunt right now, from the comfort of your […]

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  • Black Friday Home Tours

    Thanksgiving is coming! Avoid the crowded stores, and spend your Black Friday with us! Our Sales Centers across the country are open during normal business hours, and now is the perfect time to buy a brand-new home. What sets Richmond American Homes apart from other builders in your area? Inspired floor plans, incredible value, more included […]

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  • 5 Reasons to Become a Homeowner

    Thinking about buying a new home? Not quite sure you’re ready to commit? It’s perfectly normal to have cold feet—especially if you’re a first-time buyer. Homeownership is a big step, both emotionally and financially. But, like many other major life events, owning your own home can be an incredibly rewarding experience. And the more you […]

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  • Life in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

    When it comes to natural splendor, few regions can compare to Virginia’s breathtaking Shenandoah Valley. Nicknamed “The Big Valley,” the 200-mile basin stretches across the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains, offering an impressive array of natural wonders, historic sites and charming towns brimming with shopping, dining and cultural attractions. Those fortunate enough to call Shenandoah […]

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  • 5 Things to Do Before You Contract on a New Home

    We recommend having a checklist of things to research and do in the days and weeks leading up to your home purchase. A few simple steps can help you feel prepared, well-informed and ready to sign that contract with confidence. 1.   Scope out neighborhoods If you’re moving within the same area of town, researching the […]

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  • What is an Inventory Home?

    You might imagine the experience of buying your dream home as starting with an empty lot, picking every feature from the layout of the floor plan to the color of the drapes, and then settling in to wait while your home is built completely from scratch. It’s a time-honored process that works wonders for many, […]

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  • The Advantages of a Spec Home

    If you’ve been in the market for a brand-new home, you might have heard something about spec homes—or perhaps inventory homes, move-in ready homes or homes under construction. Our personal favorite is quick move-in homes, but they all refer to the same thing: new homes that builders begin construction on before they’re under contract to […]

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  • Getting Ahead of the Bidding War Game

    Picture this. A home goes up for sale in a sought-after neighborhood. Maybe it’s located in a well-rated school district or offers an ideal commute to work. You see that the home is in your range and try to beat the competition with a fast offer above asking price (this isn’t the first home you’ve […]

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  • Day in the Life: Longmont, CO

    Longmont—Boulder’s countryside cousin to the northeast—has officially come into its own. Remaining true to its agricultural roots, yet brimming with hip eateries and breweries, beautiful parks and open spaces, a revitalized outdoor mall and a surging Main Street (besting Boulder’s Pearl Street in sales tax revenue last year), Longmont has developed into one of Boulder […]

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