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May 06. 2022

First-Time Homebuyer Checklist

If you're a first-time homebuyer, you probably have a lot of questions. How do I get pre-approved for a mortgage? What features should I be looking for in a home? Are home warranties important? These are all great questions. Here are some helpful steps that will take you from "Where do I start?" to a successful closing! What to Look for in a New Home Model homes can vary by site and by builder. Some models serve to inspire homebuyers and show ...

Apr 28. 2022

Protect Your Purchasing Power as Interest Rates Rise

By Jason Hill, Guest Blog Contributor Homes continue to be in high demand as people rush to take advantage of historically low-interest rates. As interest rates creep back toward pre-pandemic levels, buyers are keen to get a home under contract. According to Marketwatch, some economists are predicting home values may rise another 16% in 2022. How rates impact you during home construction The typical build timeline for a new home ranges from 2 to ...