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Below, you will find a wealth of information including buyer resources, articles, and blog posts related to purchasing your New Construction home. Feel free to leave comments and feedback as you explore!

WHY PURCHASE A NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME?

Many home buyers are under the impression that buying new construction is too expensive, but you’ll be surprised at the benefits and financial incentives for buying a newly built home. In this article, we list the main benefits of purchasing a New Construction home.

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What To Expect When Working With A Builder

If you're a first-time home buyer or you've only dealt with resale homes before, working with a new home builder can seem intimidating. The good news is working with a home builder means working with an entire team who put customer satisfaction and service above all else. You should have help every step of the way, from visiting a model home or sales office to finally getting the keys to your new home, to make the entire process as worry-free, easy, and fun as possible.

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How Soon Do You Need to Be in Your New Home?

The timeline of buying new construction can be very different than buying a resale home -- but not necessarily. The stage in which you purchase your new home will affect how soon you can move in. Whether you hope to be in your home within a month or two or you can wait up to a year, it's important to understand the stages of home construction.

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When Previewing New Construction

Its important:

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ONCE YOU FIND THE HOUSE, TAKE THE NEXT STEP WITH OUR TEAM

Once you’ve decided on the perfect home and builder to work with and you’re ready to get started, what next?

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New Home Builders

As a buyer, you have options. A single neighborhood may have several builders, how can you be sure that your family is working with a reputable top-quality builder? Does the builder have a track record of great customer service during and after the buying process? How do they treat their past clients when it comes to home warranties? Here are some resources for learning how to choose the best builder for your family’s needs.

Builder’s Information

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BUILDER’S PREFERRED LENDERS

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KNOW YOUR BUILDER

Purchasing a New Construction home is a huge undertaking. Make sure
you’re trusting the future of your family with a builder that has values to match your family’s
needs.

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Lenders

Unless you’re paying cash for your home, it’s important to get connected with a great lender. Not all lenders have access to or run the same programs, so be cautious when choosing a lender.

Builder’s Preferred Lenders

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Buyer’s Process of Getting Financing

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Different Types of Loans

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New Construction Home Blogs

Below are article and informational topic that could be useful to anyone in the home buying process. If you have any suggestion for article you may like to see let us know.

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OPTION PERIOD AND EARNEST MONEY

   Buying new construction is very different than buying an existing home in many ways. One of the most misunderstood areas of buying a new home involves your earnest money deposit and the option period. Because the option period and the ways in which you…

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Should You Have a Warranty?

Why New Construction Home Warranties Are So Important The benefits of a home warranty are clear with a resale home. After all, the home itself as well as the home systems and probably even the appliances are used and there’s no way to be sure…

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How long does it take to build a house from start to finish?

Every builder is different and it also depends on where the builders is  in the building process on that particular home when you the buyer place it under-contract. So get with your straight from the builder Agent for exact detail if you have a house…

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Documents Your Lender May Need

If you're going to get a mortgage to finance your new home purchase, be prepared to submit a lot of documentation. It's a good idea to get your ducks in a row before submitting your mortgage application because you'll need to show verification for everything... Read More

Different types of Loans

What are the different types of mortgage loans available to home buyers in 2019, and what are the pros and cons of each? This is one of the most common questions we receive here at the Home Buying Institute. This page offers some basic information…

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What Are Closing Costs?

When you buy a home, it’s important to understand all of the costs you can expect. The cost of buying a home goes beyond the purchase price, down payment, and ongoing costs of ownership: you should also prepare for closing costs that are paid when…

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THE 411 ON HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE

Getting homeowner’s insurance and buying a home go hand-in-hand. Just as you probably wouldn’t want to drive your new car without insurance, you don’t want to leave your biggest investment — your home — unprotected. Homeowner’s insurance is designed to protect your home and belongings…

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WHAT DOES A TITLE COMPANY DO?

To put it in the simplest terms, a title company is in charge of ensuring that the title to the property you’re buying is legitimate for your protection and to protect the lender from potential claims to the home later. The title company also issues…

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DO YOU NEED A HOME INSPECTION?

You may assume that because you’re buying a new construction home that inspecting it won’t be necessary. Despite the fact that it was built from scratch and no one has lived there or had a chance to break anything, that’s not to say that there’s…

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5 COSTLY MISTAKES TO AVOID

Purchasing a new build home can certainly be exciting, especially with ever-improving technologies providing safety, energy efficiency and an overall greater fit to the modern way of life. Perhaps the best factor a new build has to offer is it’s incredibly easy to customize to…

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New Construction Home Questionnaire

New Construction Home Questionnaire (For Builders Sales Rep) When taking a stroll through new construction home and model home of builders, some things need to be put into consideration. One of those things worthy of note is a proper understanding of the offer and it’s…

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BUYER REPRESENTATION AGREEMENTS

Purchasing a new home is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make, and it goes without saying that it can be an incredibly daunting one. With the support of an experienced real estate agent, the whole process can be a much smoother and…

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PRE-APPROVED VS PRE-QUALIFIED

Homebuyers often confuse the terms pre-qualification with pre-approval when shopping for a home loan. The two terms are entirely different processes with one leading nowhere. Pre-qualification is more or less filling out an online form on a lender’s website with basic information. Pre-approval involves submitting…

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BUILDER WARRANTIES 101

What a New Construction Home Warranty Covers When you buy a new home, it typically comes with a builder warranty. It’s a common misconception that the builder warranty protects against all possible defects and means the builder will pay to fix anything that goes wrong….

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WHAT IS THE IABS FORM?

Click Here to See Our Information About Brokerage Services Form The Information About Brokerage Services form is used in all real estate transactions in Texas when there is at least one licensed real estate agent involved in the transaction.  Signing it ONLY acknowledges that our team has presented…

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ROLES DURING THE BUYING PROCESS

When buying a new construction home, you encounter much of the same professionals that are involved in a resale home buying process, but there are differences. It is important to understand those differences and how everyone is working for you.  This article lists and describes... Read More

Should You Use a Builder’s Preferred Lender?

  • What to expect when working with a Builder
  • Home Inspections on New Construction
  • Phase Construction (Hired buy the Buyer)
  • Builder New Constructions Warranties
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BENEFITS OF A NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME

Many home buyers are under the impression that buying new construction is too expensive, but you’ll be surprised at the benefits and financial incentives for buying a newly built home. In this article, we list the main benefits of purchasing a new construction home.

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Flood Insurance

Did you know homeowner’s insurance does not cover flood-related damage? The only way to get protection from a flood is with a separate flood insurance policy. Here’s why flood insurance is so important and how to buy the protection you need.

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NEED A HOME WARRANTY AND HOME INSURANCE?

It is more and more common for people to be offered home warranty coverage when they buy a new home. Although both home warranties and home insurance can provide you with coverage when an emergency comes up, and the two are very different, they can…

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PURCHASING A NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME

Buying a home is perhaps the largest purchase one makes in life and certainly lending such big amount of money is a risky business, it’s only natural lenders don’t hand money over to just anyone.

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