Buying Newer or Older Home?

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 18

It used to be that new homes cost more than older homes, but that's not true across the board anymore. As land costs increase, the size of new home lots has shrunk. Especially in California, where one can practically crawl through a bedroom window and into the window of the home next door. Homes are that close in proximity.

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New Home Friday 04-14-2017

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 14

Americans are taking out the largest mortgages on record

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 11

Bigger homes, more expensive inventory, and lower down payments all add up.

For the past few years, the housing market has been unbalanced. Strong demand and lean supply keep pushing prices higher and higher.

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New Home Friday 04-07-2017

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 07

The struggle is real for Millennial homebuyers

by Builder Trade In Program Apr, 04

It's going to be an intense house-hunting season -- especially for young buyers.

After years of many experts lamenting how Millennials weren't interested in becoming homeowners, it turns out many are actually diving in. But they're facing a lot of competition.

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New Home Friday 03-31-2017

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 31

US new home sales rise despite higher mortgage rates

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 28

 

Americans responded to higher mortgage rates by snapping up new homes in February at the fastest pace since July.

New-home sales rose 6.1 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000, the Commerce Department said Thursday. That sales pace is nearly 13 percent higher than February of last year, a positive sign for the housing market that demand is robust at the start of the spring home-buying season.

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New Home Friday 03-24-2017

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 24

Common Furniture Arranging Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 21

Arranging furniture in a new home can be both daunting and exciting. The possibilities are seemingly endless, but it can be deceptively easy to get off track. Arranging furniture is an imperfect art form and you want a balanced space that is neither cluttered nor barren.

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New Home Friday 03-17-2017

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 17