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First-time Homebuyers

Planning to purchase your first home? It can be a daunting process. We're here to help show you the way. 

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55+ Active Adult

You are in a unique stage in your life where you have more income and free time than ever and they want to enjoy it.

Single Home Buyers

More single women are buying homes everyday. Here's everything you need to know about the process.

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For The Military

We're your one-stop guide for buying a new home, even if it's sight-unseen, how to navigate VA home loans, and more.

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International Buyers

It can be difficult to buy a home in the States from another country. We're here to help you with everything you need.

Custom Homes

The process of building a custom home is less scripted because there are no pre-defined choices or menus to choose from.

Condos & Townhouses

Condos and townhouses are often overlooked by first-time homebuyers, but they come with a lot of advantages.

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Luxury Homes

Get inspired with luxury home interior ideas, luxury design ideas, and luxury home furniture recommendations.

Recent Active Adult Articles

Start your next chapter in the right 55+ community and new home for you. Articles from experts as well as inspiring videos and slideshows will guide you on your new home journey.

11 Smart Home Features for Senior Living

Seniors can seriously benefit from user-friendly smart home technology. Here are 11 smart home features that will help aging adults live in comfort.

Multi-Gen Homes: Safe Places for Aging Parents

The safety of everyone in a multi-generational household is achievable; read up on these 10 ways to keep elderly family members safe.

6 Things to Know About Homestead Exemptions

Homestead exemptions can protect homeowners from the forced sale of their home to pay off creditors during financial hardship, keep seniors in their homes, and offset your property tax bill. Let’s look at six things you need to know about this exemption.

What You Need to Know About Granny Pods

Granny pods are growing in popularity, but what exactly are they all about? We take a closer look to understand these viable options for aging parents.

Top Retirement Communities in Dallas

Here are some of the top Dallas retirement, so you can find the perfect retirement home in your dream 55+ community.

Top 55+ Active Adult Communities of 2018

Here are the top 55+ active adult communities of 2018. Find the perfect new home to enjoy retirement.

What’s on the Horizon for 55+ and Retirement Options?

NewHomeSource explores what’s on the horizon for 55+ communities and a wide range of retirement home options.

Latitude Margaritaville is Retirement Paradise for Parrotheads

Explore Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett branded retirement communities perfect for parrotheads!

Recent First Time Home Buyer Articles

Ready to start the next chapter? Our First-Time Home Buyer articles guide you through this milestone with advice, videos, graphics, and slideshows.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Maryland

Are you a first-time homebuyer in Maryland? Here are several programs that provide financial assistance for individuals and families purchasing their new home.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Iowa

Lush farmland, homes tucked away in the countryside, and hillsides along the Mississippi River – what’s not to love about living in Iowa? If you’re a first-time homebuyer in Iowa, there are plenty of statewide and local homeownership assistance programs on hand to help you with your big purchase.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Louisiana

Planning to purchase your first home in Louisiana? Be sure to check out these financial assistance programs exclusively for first-time homebuyers.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Illinois

Moving to Illinois? There are several local and statewide programs to help first-time homebuyers settle in the Prairie State.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Rhode Island

Moving to Rhode Island? Here are local and statewide first-time homebuyer programs that can provide financial assistance toward your dream home.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Idaho

If you’re dreaming of buying a house in Idaho, but you’re not sure how you’ll come up with the cash, help is on the way. Between statewide and locally-run programs, first-time homebuyers can apply for homeownership incentives.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Indiana

Are you a first-time homebuyer in Indiana? Here are several financial assistance programs to help you put your dream home within reach.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Hawaii

Planning to purchase your first home in Hawaii? Be sure to check out these financial assistance programs exclusively for first-time homebuyers.

Recent Custom Homes Articles

Our Custom Homes articles have all the information you need to get started building the custom home of your dreams, from buying a lot to furnishing your new place.

Best Barndominium Builders in Texas

We found the top barndominium builders in Texas so you can enjoy the best features of rural living in the home of your dream.

5 Home Bar Ideas That Make the Case for Home Entertaining

Interested in home entertaining but don’t know where to start? We’ve got a checklist to help you craft the perfect home bar space!

Choosing the Right Fireplace for your New Home

Fireplaces are a great addition to cozy up the house. Read on for our guide to choosing the perfect fireplace for your new home!

9 Benefits of Rural and Suburban Housing

If you’re thinking of building a home in the suburbs or in a rural part of your state, here are nine benefits awaiting you as your construct your dream home in your low-key locale.

8 Amazing Wine Cellars to Inspire Your Inner Wine Enthusiast

Here are some amazing wine rooms that will get you inspired to design a luxurious wine room in your new home.

6 Steps to Building a Custom Home

NewHomeSource breaks down the six steps to building a custom home, so home shoppers can be fully informed about the custom home building process.

What is Single-Close Financing and Why You Should Consider It When Building New

A construction-to-permanent financing automatically switches to permanent financing once your home is completed. It’s important to choose the right builder before you take on such a loan.

Going Up: Elevators in New Homes are on the Rise

NewHomeSource makes the case for including an elevator in your new home!

Recent Manufactured Home Articles

Ready to purchase a Manufactured Home? We walk you through the journey with articles, videos, and more.

8 Smart Ways to Make Your Manufactured Home More Energy-Efficient

Looking to lower your costly energy bills? Here are the top eight ways to make your manufactured home more energy efficient.

Best Modular Home Builders in Pennsylvania: 2020 Edition

We found the top modular home builders in Pennsylvania so you can achieve your dream of owning a home that’s well-built, customizable, and affordable.

Innovations in Affordable and Stylish Manufactured Homes

Explore the latest innovations in manufactured and modular housing, so you can decide if this is the right home type for you.

Panelized Homes: Factory-Built Components Assembled on Site

NewHomeSource breaks down panelized homes, so you can decide if this affordable home option is right for you.

Mobile? Modular? Manufactured? What’s the Difference and How to Choose the Right One?

Learn the difference between a mobile, modular, and manufactured home, so you can pick the right one for you!

The Guide to Buying A Manufactured Home

NewHomeSource has the ultimate guide to manufactured or mobile homes, so you can decide if this affordable housing option is right for you.

Manufactured Home Glossary

Use NewHomeSource’s glossary to manufactured homes to learn common terms associated with manufactured housing.

Are Manufactured Homes Energy Efficient?

Manufactured homes have undergone changes that make them more energy efficient; and more changes are to come.

Recent Tiny House Articles

Going tiny is a challenging but rewarding experience. Our Tiny House articles guide you through the process of downsizing, choosing a builder, furnishing your tiny home, and more.

Best Container Home Builders in Dallas-Fort Worth: 2020 Edition

We found the top container home builders in Dallas-Fort Worth so you can start your journey to homeownership today.

Best Container Home Builders in Houston: 2020 Edition

We’ve compiled a list of the top container home builders in Houston, TX, and narrowed it down to 6 award winners. Check out the full list.

Best Tiny Home Builders in Dallas-Fort Worth: 2020 Edition

We found the top tiny home builders in Dallas-Fort Worth so you can live large in the tiny home you always dreamed about!

Best Tiny Home Builders in Georgia: 2020 Edition

We found the top tiny home builders in Georgia so you can build small and go home!

Best Tiny Home Builders in Portland: 2020 Edition

NewHomeSource has compiled a list of the top tiny house builders in Portland so you can live large in the tiny home of your dreams.

Best Tiny Home Builders in Fresno: 2020 Edition

NewHomeSource has compiled a list of the top tiny home builders in Fresno to make your journey to homeownership as easy as possible.

What You Need to Know About Accessory Dwelling Units

We have the information you need to know about adding an accessory dwelling unit to your property, so you can embrace multi-gen living, have extra space, or build an income suite.

Best Tiny Home Builders in Austin: 2020 Edition

Explore the best tiny home builders in the Austin Area with the 2020 NewHomeSource Awards, so you can find the best tiny home builder for your new home.

Most Recent Articles

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Maryland

Are you a first-time homebuyer in Maryland? Here are several programs that provide financial assistance for individuals and families purchasing their new home.

Best Barndominium Builders in Texas

We found the top barndominium builders in Texas so you can enjoy the best features of rural living in the home of your dream.

Best Suburbs Surrounding Charleston

Here’s our ranking of the top 10 suburbs of Charleston, South Carolina. Each gives you the best of suburban lifestyle with access to urban amenities.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Iowa

Lush farmland, homes tucked away in the countryside, and hillsides along the Mississippi River – what’s not to love about living in Iowa? If you’re a first-time homebuyer in Iowa, there are plenty of statewide and local homeownership assistance programs on hand to help you with your big purchase.

Flooring Options That Are Literally Pet and Kid Proof

Are you considering new floors that are pet and child friendly? Check out our list of durable, easily maintainable flooring options for your new home!

Home Builders in Leadville, Colorado

NewHomeSource recognizes and celebrates local businesses across the country that provide the best services for new homebuyers and the construction industry.  We found the new home builders in Leadville, Colorado, so you can find the perfect partner to make your dream mountain retreat a reality. What Makes a Good Home Builder? A good home builder

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Louisiana

Planning to purchase your first home in Louisiana? Be sure to check out these financial assistance programs exclusively for first-time homebuyers.

Best Suburbs Surrounding Miami

Here’s our ranking of the top 10 suburbs of Miami, Florida. Each offers the best of suburban lifestyle with access to popular urban amenities.