If your builder offers you allowances, like on flooring that you plan on purchasing elsewhere, it’s important to know the limitations of these deals.
Figuring out if you should sell your current home before you buy your new home can be stressful, unless you create a plan of action.
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.
Most people wonder why escrow accounts are necessary. An escrow account allows homeowners to pay bills, such as property taxes and homeowners insurance, over a 12-month period, rather than in one lump sum.
NewHomeSource explores Crystal Lagoons, a cutting edge amenity, poised to take new home communities by storm.
Many builders allow for a final walkthrough inspection for you to identify any issues or concerns in your new home. Do you know what to expect in yours?
Pressure from USPS has caused some new home communities to install cluster mailboxes. NewHomeSource has everything you need to know about cluster mailboxes.
NewHomeSource breaks down what the 2018 taxes mean for homeowners.
A key to successfully navigating the mortgage application process is to check your credit report to ensure it’s accurate. If it isn’t, you can take action to get it corrected.
In the process of buying your new home, have you considered purchasing some items, such as appliances, to save money on your mortgage? It might be time to reconsider that idea.
Questions about home financing options for those over 55 need not stop you from buying and building a new home.
Need a hand with your new home building process? We’ve got a simple, step-by-step guide to choosing the perfect floor plan for you.
Whether you start with seeds or lay down sod, a new lawn requires a lot of work, but the results are worth it, we show you how to get your lawn growing.
Getting pre-approved for a home loan is preferred over a pre-qualified. Why? Because pre-approval puts you one step closer to purchasing the home of your dreams.
Do you need flood insurance? NewHomeSource breaks down the factors you should consider before you get flood insurance.
If you have children, or are planning on having kids, evaluating community schools is important when shopping for a new home.
When you buy a new home, you will need homeowner’s insurance. We show you how to shop for the right homeowner’s insurance for you.
If you’re selling your house before you move into your new home, buy-in companies like Offerpad and Opendoor can help get it off the market before your move.
Changes in the tax code have some homeowners wondering what they can deduct, fortunately HELOC interest can still be deducted.
Building or repairing your credit score means learning to use credit cards responsibly. An improved credit score means better rates on mortgages.
VA Home Loan programs make it easier for our service men and women to buy homes, and they have a clear preference for newly built houses.
It’s important that you don’t take on any new debt or make other changes to your financial profile during the “quiet period” — the time between your mortgage approval and the date you actually close on your house.
NewHomeSource has some tips and tricks to get your security deposit back from your landlord as you move into your first home.
Before you decide how the title for your home will be held, you should explore all of your options and make sure you fully understand each.
Moving can mean some tax deductions, but it’s important to know when those deductions apply to you.
A recent study found that those who have a home owners association are quite happy with their community, citing HOA rules as a way to protect property values.
You’ve decided to buy a new home, NewHomeSource breaks down when is the best time to actually close on the house.
Green building is the future of the new home building industry. NewHomeSource explores why builders who don’t go green will get left behind.
If you’re a first time homebuyer, there are a wide range of down payment assistance programs that can help you get into your dream home sooner than you might have thought.
Builders expect new homes to be smaller in 2017, at about 2,400 square feet.