In many respects, financing a new construction home is much like getting a mortgage to purchase a resale home. There are, however, some additional financing opportunities that apply to new construction homes, which do not apply to the purchase of existing homes. For example, the construction loan and bridge loan. These can be used to fund the purchase and construction of a new home before the sale of your current home. Let’s look at each type of loan separately:
If you’re thinking about building a new home, you know one of the most exciting parts of the process is designing it! So you'll probably want to know what’s trending in new home design for 2018. Today we will focus on a number of new design trends for bathrooms from colors, to finishes, to countertop materials.
Topics: Home Design
Your home is probably your largest and most valuable investment, so it makes sense to protect it. As with all insurance, you hope to never need it, but for a relatively small amount compared to the price of your home, you are buying peace of mind in case something does happen.
Topics: Home Investment
While the price of buying a new construction home in Canton, Michigan is creeping higher and higher, there are still ways you can save when buying a new home. It’s like shopping for a new car: You need to be smart and do your homework, which means asking the right questions!
Homeowners often struggle with the dilemma of whether to renovate an existing home or build a new one. It is a tough decision and one that requires consideration of many factors, not just cost alone. There are many intangible factors to consider as well.
While some may argue that home building doesn’t change much from year to year (yep, our houses are still built with wood, hammer and nails!), we at Evergreen Homes would argue otherwise! Thanks to a raft of popular TV shows about homes, picture-gathering websites such as Instagram, Pinterest and Houzz, and websites dedicated to house plans, new home buyers have a much better idea of what they want and much higher expectations as well. And we at Evergreen Homes have been listening to our home buyers!
The Tuscany plan happens to be one of our personal favorites! As its name implies, this French Country-style home exudes rustic charm and warmth. Not only does the Tuscany have great curb appeal with its beautiful gabled roofs, eyebrow window and classic shutters, the interior is equally, if not more, appealing. With its spacious and open design, and numerous opportunities for customization, it is no wonder the Tuscany is one of our favorite plans and the featured "floor plan of the month".
Topics: Floor Plans
We won! We are thrilled to have received the prestigious “Best of Houzz 2017” award for customer service!In Houzz’s words (not ours), “ This professional was rated at the highest level for client satisfaction by the Houzz community. ” The“Best of Houzz” Customer Service honor is awarded to only the top 3% of Houzz professionals and is based on several factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2016.
Topics: Company News
First impressions are everything – especially when it comes to your home. Your home’s exterior is the very first thing anyone will see, and the only thing most people will ever see. And when it comes time to sell your home, curb appeal matters even more. According to the National Association of Realtors, 51 percent of homebuyers found the home they purchased on the internet. Without great curb appeal, your home won’t show nearly as well!
Buying a new construction home provides some exciting opportunities that often are not available when purchasing an existing home (like the ability to choose your exact cabinets, countertops, flooring and even floor plan). On the flip side, buying a new construction home also presents some different considerations that often are not present when purchasing an existing home. So what do you need to know before buying a new construction home?