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Buying a new home isn't the same as buying an existing home. The more you know going in, the more prepared you'll be to roll with the process - or run from the process. Everything all bright, shiny, and new No one else's taste, no one else's floorplan, no one else's germs. When you buy a brand - new home, it's built for you and hasn't been lived in by anyone but you. Decisions, decision, decisions There are those who love the idea of selecting the flooring, the cabinets, the kitchen countertops, the fi... read more
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Want to know how to build a house cheap? That's understandable, given the median price of erecting a single-family home is $289,415. That's more than it costs to buy a house that's already built (currently $270,000). Yet if your heart is set on building your own home from the ground up, rest assured that there are ways to lower the expenses entailed. Here's some advice on how to build a house cheap. 1. Expand up rather than out Start saving by simplifying the design of y... read more
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Make Shopping New Construction Easier

Posted by Marian D'Unger on February 15, 2018 in  New Construction
Buying new construction seems simple, right? Just pick out the floor plan you want, choose the perfect lot, and watch it go up. No sellers to deal with, no unexpected repairs that come up during inspection, no drawn-out negotiations. Right? Not so fast. In any real estate transaction, it’s important to have a professional on your side, even if the process seems straightforward. “Having your own agent provides a sense of security,” says Seattle-area homeowner Kristy Weaver, who has bought two new... read more
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5 Things Every Home Buyer Needs to Know About New Construction

Posted by Marian D'Unger on February 08, 2018 in  New Construction
Any buyer shopping for a home today, in any market and at any price point, is likely to come across new construction homes for sale. The sellers are both large national builders and smaller local developers. Some homes are for sale as a part of a subdivision, while others are one-off homes. But is a new-construction home the right path for you? Here are five factors you should keep in mind. New homes may not be listed in your local MLS Unlike a regular seller who lists their home with a local real... read more
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Buy A Home Built to Last

Posted by Marian D'Unger on October 25, 2017 in  Home Buying  New Construction
No matter how old you are, your new home should be built to last longer than you will. Even if you're an infant prodigy who can read before you turn one & your life span is projected to be more than 149 years, you still want your new home to last longer than you will. It makes good sense to follow that philosophy in all the decisions regarding your new home. There's an incredible amount of peace that comes with living in a home you know will last, and last, and last. Living in such a home allows you to direct y... read more
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