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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.

The 5 Best Places to Retire in Nevada

NewHomeSource found the top five cities in Nevada for retirees, so you can find the perfect place to start your next adventure!

The 5 Best Places to Retire in Texas

Explore the five best cities for retirees in Texas on NewHomeSource, and find the perfect community for your new life!

The 5 Best Places to Retire in North Carolina

Explore the best places to retire in North Carolina on NewHomeSource!

The 5 Best Places to Retire in Florida

NewHomeSource found the five best cities for retirees in Florida, so you can choose the perfect place for your dream retirement.

The 5 Best Places to Retire in Oregon

NewHomeSource found the best cities for retirees in Oregon. Find the perfect community for your ideal retirement lifestyle.

The 5 Best Places to Retire in Alabama

NewHomeSource found the top five cities to retire in Alabama, so you can find the perfect new home and community for your new life!

The 5 Best Places to Retire in South Carolina

NewHomeSource found the best cities to retire in South Carolina, so you can start your golden years off right in the perfect community!

The 5 Best Places to Retire in California

NewHomeSource found the best places to retire in California, so you can find the perfect new home for this exciting stage of your life.

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.

What You Need To Know Before Buying A New House

Knowledge is power. Find out what you need to know before buying a new house so you can avoid common mistakes and find a great home.

The Pros and Cons of Granite Countertops

Learn about the pros and cons of installing granite countertops in your new kitchen with the NewHomeSource guide to this beautiful and versatile material.

Why Condos and Townhomes are Great for Single Women

Condos and townhomes can be a great option for single women homebuyers for several reasons, including safety and affordability. Let’s take a closer look at the benefits of condos and townhomes for single women.

How Big of a Down Payment Do You Need for a New Condo or Townhome?

How much do you need to put down in order to buy a new condo or townhome? NewHomeSource is sharing its recommendations so that you can get in a new home faster.

4 Tips For Negotiating New Home Pricing & Upgrades With Your Builder

Ready to buy a new home? We’ve got some great tips on how you can get the best deal when negotiating with new construction homebuilders.

9 Tools Every New Homeowner Needs in Their Tool Box

Find out what tools every new homeowners need in their toolbox to manage general home repair and maintenance.

8 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Ready to buy a new home but not sure about your credit situation? We’re sharing 8 ways you can boost your credit score before applying for that home loan.

What Builders are Doing to Attract First-Time Buyers to New Homes

Research shows that in the coming decade, home buyers — particularly millennials — are looking for flexibility and affordability. Here’s what homebuilders are doing to meet their needs.

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.

Using Stone and Tile in Outdoor Entertainment Spaces

Use stone and tile in your outdoor entertainment areas to really make a statement! Durable, affordable, and trendy, stone and tile are showing up beyond the pool in outdoor kitchens, decks and patios, and even the yard.

Considering Resale Value When Building a Custom Home on Your Lot

When building a custom home, how much emphasis should you place on resale value? Are there options that are great for you and future buyers?

Lot and Construction Loans: What You Need to Know

Finding financing to buy a lot and build a custom home is an involved process. This article helps you quickly determine which kind of loan is best for your circumstances.

Life as Design: Planning Awesome Fish Tanks in New Homes

NewHomeSource has the tips you need to incorporate a Tanked-worthy aquarium into the design and décor of your new home.

Building a New Home on an Infill Lot

Finding a newly built home in the heart of a city can be challenging, but building a custom home on an infill lot may be the solution you’re looking for.

7 Things to Know Before Building a Log Cabin Home

Curious about log home living? Here are seven important things to know about the lifestyle before you begin constructing your custom log home.

Designing the Patio or Deck of Your Custom Home

Outdoor space deserves as much though as any other element when planning a custom home. Here are a few tips we recommend.

Should you build a custom home with two kitchens?

Find out why, or why not, you should add a second kitchen to your custom home’s layout.

Recent Manufactured Home Articles

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

Think Inside the Box: What to Know About Prefab Homes

Learn what a prefabricated home is, and why it might make a great option for your new home with NewHomeSource’s guide to prefab houses.

Costs of New Manufactured Homes

Want to know more about the costs associated with a manufactured home? Check out this article that breaks down how they’re calculated and how they can be negotiated.

Are Manufactured Homes a Good Investment?

Wondering about the value of manufactured homes? Read this article to understand whether they’re the right financial investment for you.

Mobile, Manufactured or Modular? Understand the Differences

Learn the diffrence between mobile, manufactured, and modular homes, and what home type is right new home for you.

What is a modular home?

Confused about modular homes? We break down exactly what they are, as well as the advantages and drawbacks of purchasing them.

How to Finance a Manufactured Home

Learn the ins and outs of financing a manufactured home, so you can make your affordable new home a reality.

Do Manufactured Homes Last

Manufactured homes are affordable housing options that are built to last. Learn why manufactured houses are quality housing options for people in all stages of life.

How Long Does it Take to Build a Manufactured Home?

How long does it take to build a manufactured home? Learn how soon you can live in your new home and what affects the building timeline.

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.

10 Tips to Maximize Storage in a Tiny Home

Don’t downsize your entire life away. NewHomeSource’s top 10 tricks for maximizing storage in a tiny home show you how to work with the space you have to help keep your life, and stuff, organized.

6 Luxury Additions to Your Tiny House

Trying to figure out how to bring that extra touch of extravagance into your tiny home? We’ve got six ideas to help you get inspired.

Tiny Houses: An Alternative to the In-Law Suite

Tiny homes are a growing alternative to in-law suites, allowing extended family to maintain their independence and privacy in a safe and secure setting.

The Joy of Living in a Tiny Home

Tiny house advocates cite reduced expenses and eco-conscious living as reasons for going tiny but for some of them, there is real joy in downsizing their American Dream into a 500 square foot space.

4 Challenges to Tiny House Living

Interest in tiny homes is up, but practical challenges still exist to making your tiny home dreams come true. New Home Sources takes a look at 4 unexpected challenges to tiny home living that could derail your plans.

The Green Benefits of Tiny Home Living

Not only do tiny homes offer financial freedom and a simpler lifestyle, they also offer many green benefits for a better planet. And we’ve got proof!

What I Learned Building My Tiny Home

Worried about going tiny? Learn more about lifestyle from those currently in it to understand why they’re not looking back.

The Skinny on Tiny Houses on Wheels

Thinking about a tiny house on wheels? We dive into the the benefits and drawbacks to keep in mind when making your decision.

Most Recent Articles

10 Tips to Maximize Storage in a Tiny Home

Don’t downsize your entire life away. NewHomeSource’s top 10 tricks for maximizing storage in a tiny home show you how to work with the space you have to help keep your life, and stuff, organized.

Top 10 Master Planned Communities in Austin, Texas

There’s more to Austin, Texas than bat colonies and live music; check out these 10 master planned communities that offer everything from urban living to natural retreats.

6 Dog Friendly Designs for Your New Home

Designing your new home to meet your dog’s needs, without sacrificing aesthetics, can be challenging. Here are six simple ways to style your home to suit your furry best friend.

Get to Know Peninsula at Plum Creek in Kyle, Texas

Looking for the Austin experience without the crowded city? Familiarize yourself with Peninsula at Plum Creek in Kyle, Texas.

Using Stone and Tile in Outdoor Entertainment Spaces

Use stone and tile in your outdoor entertainment areas to really make a statement! Durable, affordable, and trendy, stone and tile are showing up beyond the pool in outdoor kitchens, decks and patios, and even the yard.

Home Loan Glossary

NewHomeSource has a handy glossary with the terms you need to know as you navigate financing your new home.

Landscaping For Newly Built Homes

Great landscaping adds beauty and value to homes. NewHomeSource has all the information you need to help inform the landscaping decisions for your new home.

HOA 101: What You Need to Know When Choosing a New Home Community

Now that you are settling into your new home, it’s time to learn more about your neighborhood and neighbors and your homeowners’ association. An HOA serves your community by protecting property values and helps neighbors get to know each other.

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