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Decide Your Community Style: Tip #1 for Buying Lots and Land

You’ve decided you’d like to buy a residential lot and build  a new home – congratulations! No other option for owning your own home gives you as many ways to design and customize a home that’s all yours from the ground up. But where do you begin? You’re already discovering that the web is a great tool to help you do research, see the many choices available, make informed decisions about the type of home and community suits you and to help find a qualified builder. Earlier we gave you 8 Tips For Buying Residential Lots and Land For A…

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8 Tips for Buying Residential Lots and Land for a New Home

So you’ve decided you want to build your next home from the ground up. We’ve got eight “must-dos” before you buy that residential lot.  These are the highlights; we’ve explored each point more thoroughly in a series of posts as noted in the links. Decide your community style:  Just like buying an existing home, think up front about the kind of community and location that suits your style.  Whether you want sidewalks, bike paths, schools and shopping within walking distance or the nearest neighbor a mile away, no other path to home ownership gives you as many options as buying…

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NAHB: Neighborhoods with New Homes are Preferred

April is new homes month, and The National Association of Home Builders found that consumer preference for new homes extends beyond four walls. Owners of new homes tend to like their neighborhoods more than people who live in homes older than four years. More details from NAHB Eye on Housing.   Related articles NAHB Builder Confidence increases in May, Highest since May 2007 (woodonfire.wordpress.com) Homebuilder confidence picks up in May (bizjournals.com)

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