New Home Construction Articles

Why You Should Consider Buying a New Home

New homes have many benefits over older, preowned houses, including energy efficiency, safety features and opportunities for homebuyers to customize homes to their tastes. Read article

Choosing a New Home Community

In order to determine which new home community might be a good fit, homebuyers should thoughtfully consider what features they want most and spend time visiting communities. Read article

Finding a Lot

Looking for a lot for your new home can be exciting but it is also a very important part of the process requiring careful thought and research. Read article

Choosing a Builder

Selecting a builder to build your new construction home is likely the most important decision you will make during this process. Read article

Choosing a Floor Plan

Deciding on a floor plan can be a lot of fun, but also challenging and time-consuming. Begin with our Floor Plan Gallery and then customize as needed. Read article

Building Your First Home

Building a home for the first time can be both intimidating and exciting. Just take one step at a time. Start with getting a loan, then find a builder and choose a lot. Read article

Trading Up to a New Construction Home

Want to buy a new construction home, but need to sell your current home first? Try trading up. Read article

New Home Construction Loans

These loans differ from standard mortgage loans in several important ways and there are two different options available to new construction homebuyers. Read article

Building on Your Own Lot

When you own your own land, you can skip looking for a lot and focus on finding a builder, determining a budget and designing a floor plan that will fit your lot and meet your family's needs. Read article

Designing Your New Home's Floor Plan

Deciding on a layout for your new home can be a quite an involved process. Begin with the big decisions and work down from there. Read article

Choosing Colors, Flooring and Fixtures

At minimum, new construction homes give you the flexibility to choose wall colors, floor finishes and fixtures. Read article

Customizing and Personalizing Your New Home

Enjoy the process of customizing your home, consider carefully any changes to pre-existing floor plans, then choose colors, floors and finishes to match. Read article

Choosing Between New Homes and Resale Homes

Check out a new perspective on an age old competition between new homes and resale homes. - Read article

Quality Building 'Going Green'

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