09

Aug
2016
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For buyers

Social Media for Homebuyers

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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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06

Aug
2014
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For buyers

Social Media for Homebuyers

Real estate research has never been easier for homebuyers. Looking for listings? Check Zillow or Realtor.com. Want to estimate commute times? Hello, Google Maps! Need a report card on schools? Pull up GreatSchools.org. From neighborhood income data and crime statistics to home price trends and HOA bylaws, you can probably find it online with just …

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20

May
2013
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For buyers

A Fresh Look at Buying New

If you’ve been weighing the benefits of buying a new home versus a resale home, New Home Source’s Start Fresh, Buy New website is a must-see. This free resource has loads of information about the pros of buying new homes—everything from a cost-savings calculator and fast facts on home energy efficiency to warranty info, an …

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13

May
2013
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For buyers

Military Moves: Colorado Springs

Surrounded by the Air Force Academy, Fort Carson, Peterson AFB and Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs is home to thousands of military personnel and their families. If you are one of them—or soon to be—you may be weighing your housing options. Wait for base housing? Rent? Buy? Here are four reasons we think buying a home …

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23

Nov
2012
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Local homebuying

Best Places to Live: Daybreak, UT

What do you get when you combine 4,000 acres of beautiful Utah real estate, scenic Oquirrh Lake, miles of trails and parks, swimming pools, abundant shopping and entertainment, attractive schools and other master-planned amenities? That’s the recipe for Daybreak, a live-work-play community in South Jordan, just southwest of Salt Lake City. This fast-growing community has …

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