Decisions: Should You Buy a New Construction Home or a Resale?

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 26

 

The choices are endless...should you buy new or buy a resale?  Purchasing a new construction home is very different from buying a resale home.  According to a survey by Trulia, twice as many people prefer new homes to existing homes.  Let’s look at the differences.

 

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New Home Friday 04-22-2016

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 22

Creative Ways to Save for a Down Payment on a Home

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 20

One of the biggest obstacles deterring hopeful home shoppers from buying a new home is the down payment. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Once you’ve figured out how much of a down payment you really need, the only step left is to find out how you’re going to start saving.

For those who don’t have an overflowing piggy bank, below are a few creative ways to save for a down payment.

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New Home Friday 04-15-2016

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 15

Bringing the Indoors Outside...Outdoor Living

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 12

Outdoor living has come a long way from just a stark concrete slab with lawn chairs and a barbecue grill. Decks and patios are more elaborate, as color and material choices proliferate. Manufacturers are making more products that are maintenance-free and able to weather all climates, so today’s homebuyer can select from a roster of products that includes appliances, high-definition TVs, LED lighting on deck railings, water features, fire bowls, and even pizza ovens.

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New Home Friday 04-08-2016

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 08

New home sales tick up as market improves

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 05

The housing market continues to improve with the arrival of spring. More individuals are gaining interest in applying for a U.S. home mortgage and fulfilling the American Dream.

The housing market continues to improve with the arrival of spring. More individuals are gaining interest in applying for a U.S. home mortgage and fulfilling the American Dream. The U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reported the sales of newly constructed single-family houses increased by 2% in February.

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Good News Should Travel Fast!

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 29

U.S. construction starts for 2016 will rise 6%, following gains of 9% in 2014 and an estimated 13% in 2015!

This includes Residential, Commercial and Institutional.

The expansion for the construction industry has been underway for several years now, with varying contributions from each of the major sectors. Total construction activity, as measured by the construction starts data, is on track this year to record the strongest annual gain so far advancing 13%!

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New Home Friday 03-25-2016

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 25

The Tax benefits of home ownership

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 22

 

THE TAX BENEFITS OF HOME OWNERSHIP.

It’s tax season again…..  a perfect time to review the financial benefits of owning a home.

Owning a home makes a lot of “cents” especially around tax time.   Many home-related expenses are tax deductible and, believe it or not, you can even enjoy the tax benefits when you sell your home.

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