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What New Construction Buyers Need to Know

5 Questions to Ask Before Buying New ConstructionBuying a newly constructed home is a little different than buying one that has been lived in for years. What are the differences between a new construction home and a preowned home - and what do home buyers need to know?

It's important to note that there are generally two types of new construction homes; a custom built home and a planned builder home. A custom built home is where a home buyer chooses the floor plan and sometimes even the lot. They have a lot of freedom as to how the home is constructed, the building materials and the finishes of the home. A planned builder home is...

Home Buyer's Guide to Home Warranties

Home Warranty Information GuideOne of the nice perks of buying a new home is the home warranty. Having a home warranty policy can give homeowners assurance that if something in the home breaks down, the warranty may pay to repair or replace it. For new home owners, who are often strapped for cash, the home warranty can be a serious advantage at a crucial time. This guide will tell new homeowners everything they need to know about the home warranty.

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4 Reasons to Hire a Pro to Avoid Home Renovation Disasters

DIY or Hire a Pro? 4 Reasons to Rely on Home Renovation ExpertsWhile certain home renovation projects can be accomplished by even novice DIY'ers, most major tasks and improvements are best left in the hands of home renovation experts. Homeowners wanting to save money often ultimately discover that they have (or will need to) spend more through DIY efforts. Here are four reasons to put the tools away and hire a professional home improvement contractor to avoid renovation disasters.

1. Technical Proficiency From a Team of Tradespeople

There's a reason that only one ‘Y' appears in DIY, as most homeowners end up performing...