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Now is the Perfect Time to Buy a Home

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With life as we know it changing on a daily (sometimes hourly) basis right now, it might seem like this is not the time to think about purchasing a home. However, with interest rates at an unbelievable all-time low, right now just be the perfect time to buy a home. Not just any home, but…

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New Home Sales Highest Since 2007

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The year 2020 has started strong for the new home market. Low mortgage rates combined with a strong job market has made the new year favorable to the new home sales market. Newly constructed homes are desirable and attainable for many Americans, especially in the Midwest. In fact, the U.S. Government reported that “On an…

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What the Millennial Home Buyer Wants

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Millennials are entering the housing market full force, and they know what they want. And DON’T want. Not surprisingly, the wants of a Millennial differ from Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. A recent article from NAHBnow.com put together a list of the top 10 features millennials want in their home compared to other generations. No. 1 on…

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A Look at the Housing Market Halfway Through 2019

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Wow. Believe it or not, we are more than halfway done with 2019. With the slow start to the year, it seemed as though the housing market was not only going to slow down but could be in a turn for many in the housing industry to start panicking. With mortgage rates dropping, many people…

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How to Improve Energy Efficiency in Your Home

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How to Improve Energy Efficiency in Your Home by Angela Alupoaie Energy efficiency is both beneficial for the environment as well as your wallet, so why not try to reduce your energy bill and usage with a couple easy steps? Most of us are aware of the common and most recommended ways to save energy,…

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Why Choose a New Home? Infographic

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If you’re thinking about purchasing a home right now, you may be wondering whether you should give serious consideration to purchasing a new home instead of a resale home. Since new homes are generally believed to have a slightly higher price tag than resale homes, are the benefits of a new home purchase really worth…

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Why Choose a New Home?

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Why Choose a New Home? Earlier this month the Sacramento Bee featured a story detailing home builders’ plans to construct upwards of 10,000 new homes in the Folsom region within the next several years. Just a few days later that same journal ran a story highlighting the forecast for major new home growth all over…

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Real Estate 101: The Final Walk-Through

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Real Estate 101: The Final Walk-Through So you’ve finally come to the finish line of the home buying process. You are just a few days away from closing and getting the keys to your new home in your hot little hands. You are more ready than ever to move in and start your new life.…

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Builder Spotlight: Premier United Communities

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Builder Spotlight: Premier United Communities New home builders have faced a rocky road to economic recovery in recent years. Even now, with the housing market in a greatly improved state, builders face many obstacles – diminishing supply of lots and land, shortages of workers and building materials, and a tougher regulatory climate. And yet with…

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Getting a Quality Home Inspection

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Why Should You Get a Home Inspection? Part Four: Getting a Quality Inspection In recent weeks, we’ve been discussing the merits of home inspections – for buyers and sellers, on homes both new and old. But how can you ensure that you are getting a quality home inspection? The value of your home inspection will…

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