New Home Buying

Whether it’s your first time or old hat, there’s a lot to navigate when buying a new home. From the search to inspections, negotiations and closing, the process can be very overwhelming. There’s also building to new or buying used to consider. Either way, we’re here to share insider tips from industry experts so you feel prepared when embarking on your journey to purchasing a home.

Recent New Home Buying Articles:

 
Building New versus Buying Used

Building a House vs Buying a Home: Key Points to Consider Before Deciding

Are you looking to own a home? If yes, chances are, you might be open to a couple of options. You may be wondering whether to build a new home or buy a new used house. Is it cheaper to build new or buy a pre-existing home? If you live in the U.S., statistics reveal that the... [Read More]

Building New versus Buying Used

 
newly built homes

7 Exponential Benefits Of Buying Newly Built Homes

In 2016 alone, more than 36.6 percent of American households rented their homes. But the times are changing! More people are looking to get out of the rental market and become homeowners. And for good reason - rent is expensive and all that money never turns into something you own outright. But when you’re shopping for a house, you’ll hav... [Read More]
newly built homes

 
how do i buy a home

How Do I Buy a Home When I Own a Home Now?

This is an important question and one that should be thought through thoroughly. Ultimately you will need to decide how to best proceed based on your circumstances and your comfort level with risk.

There are two alternatives to consider when you purchase a new home and currently own a home:

1. Selling your present home before starting construction on the new home

Selling your current home before building a home allows you to know exactly ... [Read More]
how do i buy a home

 
building a new home

Building a New Home Versus Buying an Existing Home

Recently my nephew and his wife approached me and asked my advice on whether it is better to buy an existing home or whether they should consider building. A great question, and it got my mind working on which way they should go. I asked them if they had looked at any existing houses and if they had, did they find one they were leaning more towards making an offer?  They had looked at quite a few but they all seemed to need something. They said they did like one of the houses they ... [Read More]
building a new home

 
before you buy a home

7 Steps to Take Before You Buy a Home

G. M. Filisko is an attorney and award-winning writer. A frequent contributor to publications including Bankrate, REALTOR Magazine, and the American Bar Association Journal, she specializes in real estate, personal finance, and legal topics.

By doing your homework before you buy, you’ll feel more content about your new home.

Most potential home buyers are a smidge daunted by the fact that they’re about to agree to a hefty mortgage that they’ll be paying for the n... [Read More]
before you buy a home

 
Tips for a Profitable Home Closing

7 Tips for a Profitable Home Closing

G. M. Filisko is an attorney and award-winning writer. A frequent contributor to publications including Bankrate, REALTOR Magazine, and the American Bar Association Journal, she specializes in real estate, personal finance, and legal topics. Be sure you’re walking away with all the money you’re entitled to from the sale of your home. When you’re ready to close on the sale of your home and move to your new home, you may be so close to the finish line that you coast, thinking there’s... [Read More]
Tips for a Profitable Home Closing

 

Helping Our Customers Make Wise, Informed Decisions

The foundation to our woman-centric approach is empowering our customers with the information they need to make the very best decisions when it comes to their new home.

Helping Our Customers Make Wise, Informed Decisions When you entrust our company to build your new home, please understand we view one... [Read More]

 

Keep Your Home Sale from Falling Apart

By: G. M. Filisko - Reprinted from HouseLogic.com with permission of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

After finding a buyer, all you have to do to make it to closing is to avoid these five traps.

Finding a buyer for your home is just the first step on the home selling path. Tread carefully in the weeks ahead because if you make one of these common seller mistakes, your deal may not close. ... [Read More]

 

7 Steps to Take Before You Buy or Build a Home

By: G. M. Filisko - Reprinted from HouseLogic.com with permission of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

By doing your homework before you buy or build, you’ll feel more content about your new home.

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Subdividing a Parcel of Land for Your New Home

I have quite a few clients that come in and are so excited to build because a parent is giving them a parcel of land subdivided off a portion of their property.  It is wonderful news because the land can be used as a down payment for a construction loan if the value of the land is high enough. There are only two drawbacks to subdividing a piece of property – time and money.  It can cost in the thousands to have the property surveyed and in addition there are attorney, township an... [Read More]