Tag: real estate search

  • What To Put On Your House Hunting Checklist

    Buying a home may be one of the most important decisions of your life and wondering how to start your search may feel a bit daunting. That’s why creating a house hunting checklist with everyone you plan to live with is a terrific first step in the homebuying process. Doing so will enable you to discuss, pinpoint and search for all the features that will make you fall in love with your new home. Read more.

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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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  • Finding a Neighborhood That Is Dog Friendly

    Finding your dream home means that it’s a good fit for everyone in the family… including your pets! Discover communities with trails, dog parks and other pet-friendly amenities. But first, check out these tips for finding your new home in a neighborhood that you and your dog will love. Read more.

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  • Bike Trails, Bike Shares & Other Amenities for Cyclists

    Whether you’re looking to stay in shape, breathe in the fresh air, care for the environment or just get from place to place, biking is a practical and affordable activity for the solo traveler or the whole family. Check out these bike-friendly neighborhoods and see how you can find a community that suits your cycling lifestyle.

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  • Best Places to Retire in the United States

    We all want to live where we’d like to retire, but many of us have yet to figure out where exactly that is. Fortunately, with over 40 years’ experience exploring (and building in!) great places to retire from coast to coast, we’ve got a few suggestions you may not have considered before.

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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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  • Explore the Top-rated Beaverton School District in Oregon

    Shopping for a new home in Beaverton, Oregon? Whether you have kids or not, knowing a little more about area schools is a good idea: living near a high-performing school could positively impact the resale value of your home down the road. We rounded up six schools from the Beaverton School District, each rated an […]

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  • 4 Signs You Picked the Perfect Home

    Choosing a new home can be challenging, especially with so much pressure to make the “right” decision. If you’re having a hard time identifying your favorite listing, the following signs might help determine if you’ve picked the perfect home for your needs.  It matches your must-haves Every homebuyer has a list of things they can’t […]

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  • Home Search Help for Frontline Workers

    If you’re thinking about buying a new home, please know that we’re here for you, too. To save you time and energy, we’ve rounded up resources to help streamline your house hunt. Thank you to those manning the frontline. To the medical professionals, first responders and other essential workers who are looking out for our […]

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  • 40 years strong. Still here for you.

    Need a new home? We’ve had your back since 1977 and we aren’t going anywhere. Explore the many ways to conduct your home search before you even reach the sales center.

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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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  • Ranch vs. Two-story Home

    Congratulations on your decision to buy a brand-new home! Now comes the hard part—determining which style of house will best meet your needs: ranch or two stories. Both single- and two-story homes offer many advantages. But which type of home design makes the most sense for your lifestyle? Read on to learn some benefits of […]

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