Tag: real estate search

  • Social Media for Homebuyers

    Social media has transformed the homebuying process in recent years, making it possible to identify, view and get advice and opinions on new homes without ever leaving the comfort of your current home. Facebook, Houzz, YouTube, GreatSchools.org… One thing is certain. There is no shortage of social media tools to help today’s homebuyers home in […]

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  • Why Retire in Tucson, Arizona?

    When it comes to retirement hotspots, Tucson, Arizona, is at the top of the list—literally. The charming city in the Sonoran Desert was recently ranked fourth among “America’s 10 best cities for retirement,” according to Bankrate.com. Active adults are hitting the big 6-5, exiting the workforce and flocking to Tucson in droves. And those who […]

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  • New Communities—Coming in 2016!

    We’re in for an exciting year with community grand openings in eight states from coast to coast! Here are just a few of the incredible neighborhoods that have recently opened, or will open this year. Arizona Cave Creek (Phoenix) Canyon Ridge Estates ~ From the mid $600s The Estates at Sunrise Vista ~ Price coming soon Marana […]

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  • Agrihoods: Returning to Our Roots

    Ever wish you were on a first-name basis with the folks who grow your food? Do you secretly long to cultivate the crops alongside the farmers? If you answered yes to either (or both!) of these questions, you might want to consider moving to an agrihood. As its name implies, an agrihood is a neighborhood […]

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  • Lesser Known Online Tools for Homebuyers

    House hunting has gone digital in recent years. In fact, an overwhelming majority of buyers turn to the web at some point during the homebuying process, according to the National Association of Realtors®. If you’re in this camp, you have probably already visited a variety of homebuilder websites, along with the usual suspects: Realtor.com, Trulia, […]

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  • Day in the Life: Moving to Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

    If you long for balmy breezes and the sound of rustling palm fronds is music to your ears, you may want to consider buying a new home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The sun, sand and surf are a way of life in this charming coastal community, located in sought-after St. Johns County, approximately 18 […]

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  • The Hunt for Great School Districts in the US

    For parents of school-age children, a great school district is probably at the top of the new home wish list. And let’s face it, even if you don’t have kids, highly-acclaimed schools can be positive for resale value in the future. For those looking to relocate, we’ve rounded up some areas boasting notable school districts. […]

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  • New Communities—Coming in 2015!

    We’re opening exciting new communities coast to coast. Here are just a few of the neighborhoods that have recently opened, or will open in the coming months. ARIZONA Green Valley Los Arroyos ~ From the upper $100s CALIFORNIA Costa Mesa Brickyard East and West ~ From the upper $600s Maple Crossing ~ From the upper […]

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  • Day in the Life: Moving to Fredericksburg, VA

    If you’re looking for historic charm and a wide range of amenities, buying a new home in Fredericksburg, Virginia might be just the ticket for you. But before you call your real estate agent, you might want to spend a day there, see the sights and get a feel for what it’s like to call […]

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  • Choosing a Website for Your New Home Search

    So you’re in the market for a new home…now what? The first step is starting your online search. It’s important to discover what homes are selling for in your area before you set up a budget and scope out potential neighborhoods. But which website do you choose? Here’s a rundown of a few of the […]

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  • Why Buy a Winter Home?

    Whether you consider yourself a winter visitor, sunseeker or proud snowbird, if you head south for the winter, you’ll need a home away from home for weeks or months at a time. RVing and renting may be popular choices, but there are significant advantages to buying a vacation home of your own. RVing If you’re […]

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  • Outdoor Fun in Southwest Vegas

    Las Vegas may rank among America’s top vacation destinations, but a growing number of folks are doubling down and settling down in the breathtaking desert oasis. Although it’s known for its casinos, hotels and over-the-top entertainment, many singles, couples and families are realizing that Vegas is, in fact, an outdoor lover’s paradise that offers a […]

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