Don’t Let the Builder Do It For You.
The Buying Process
How Much Should I Spend on Upgrades for My New Home?
A final walk-through is your opportunity to document in writing any deficiencies in your new home with the builder prior to closing and move-in.
Steps to get ready to buy a new construction home.
Many, but not all, new home communities in California are subject to Mello-Roos taxes and the amounts will vary at each new home community.
Buying New Homes in San Diego County It’s been a challenging time to buy a home in the San Diego area for the past 6 months and where it used to be that you would show up at a new home community and have your pick of homes at competitive prices and builder incentives, times […]
Part Two. The New Home Sales Process – Selecting the Floor Plan. Now that you have been qualified by the new homes sales professional and you have shown interest in a particular floor plan, they will take the next step to totally engage you in that plan to commit you to taking the next step, […]
What You Need To Know About Your North County San Diego Home Builder. Word spreads rapidly through a community about the experiences buyers have had with a builder. It doesn’t matter if the builder is big or small, national or local. You need to research how the builder is performing in the community you’re a […]
Research The Community before You Buy A New Home In San Diego If you are planning to relocate to a new community, relocating due to a job transfer or relocating for other reasons it is important that you understand the North County San Diego community that you will be buying a newly constructed home in. […]
Your First Visit to the New Home Sales Office and How You Are “Qualified”. Most new home communities throughout the country operate their sales programs in the same manner. Buying a new home in the North County San Diego area is no different. Besides the community itself and the model homes the real sales process […]
When Looking to Buy a Newly Constructed Home in North San Diego County – It is Important That You Understand How Builders Price New Homes. Builders look at home values in a different manner then you would for resale homes (existing homes). They base their price on margins that are needed for their projects to be successful, […]
What Are the Most Common Upgrades When Buying a Newly Constructed Home? New home builders make considerable money selling upgrades which can increase the cost of your new home considerably in the amount of just a few thousand dollars to well over $100,000 or more. I will attempt to describe what the typical upgrades are […]
Home Ownerships Hidden Costs They say humans are born with only two fears: the fear of falling and the fear of loud noises. But as we get older, we learn to be afraid of lots of other things, from snakes to radio show hosts on the other end of the political spectrum from ourselves. (I […]
What You Need To Know About Your Home Inspection If you’re a first-time buyer who just nabbed your first place, you’re likely in one of the scarier places in the real estate transaction. After weeks or months of looking, your new home is becoming a reality. But before you can pick out the paint colors […]
Down payment: the mere utterance of the term strikes dread in the hearts of many a homebuyer-to-be. Coming up with a down payment often seems like an obstacle that must be overcome, as it is the biggest test of our ability to save money most of us will ever face and it’s a test that […]