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Social Media for Homebuyers

August 9, 2016
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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 on their dream dwellings more quickly and efficiently than ever before. Following are some of the most popular social platforms for prospective homebuyers. Chances are, you’re already using one or…

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Buying a Home

Social Media for Homebuyers

August 6, 2014

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 a few clicks of the mouse. Since there’s such a glut of online info, you may wonder what social media could possibly contribute to your home search. Twitter probably won’t…

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A Fresh Look at Buying New

May 20, 2013

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 inspiration gallery and user polls on a variety homeownership topics. Our favorite feature is their series of (often humorous) videos highlighting some of the lesser-known perks of new home ownership.…

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Military Moves: Colorado Springs

May 13, 2013

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 in Colorado Springs should top your list: 1. VA loan eligibility is one of the perks of the job. If you qualify for a VA loan, you’ve got a head…

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Best Places to Live: Daybreak, UT

November 23, 2012

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 already earned national recognition, taking the National Association of Home Builders’ Best in American Living Community of the Year Award in 2010 and helping South Jordan rank in the top…

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