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Why You Need Title Insurance for Your New Home

Why You Need Title Insurance for Your New Home

June 26, 2019

Let’s begin with a little story, which takes place in Fairfax, Virginia. In the early 2000s’, this county was a hot spot for home builders, mostly because the city government was looking to expand the town. As such, they weren’t particularly diligent about enforcing the various building codes.  Years later, when they actually did begin to enforce these codes, it was...
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How Long Does it Take to Build a House

How Long Does it Take to Build a House?

June 24, 2019

Building a house is perhaps one of the most important milestones of your life. Whether this is your first time dealing with this process or not, this is an event that will affect your life for quite a few years to come. As such, it is not a process that should be rushed.  Of course, you probably don’t want to...
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How to Get a Mortgage

How to Get a Mortgage

June 19, 2019

There are many reasons that a person might need a mortgage loan (commonly called a mortgage for short). We could literally spend all day listing these reasons, but most of them come down to one basic theme: You use your property as collateral to secure a loan so that you can buy things that would otherwise be too expensive.  In this article,...
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How Much Square Footage Fits Your Family

How Much Square Footage Fits Your Family?

June 17, 2019

For you to be considering a question like this, one of two things must have happened. Either you have accumulated a number of possessions that exceed a manageable level, or your family has outgrown your home. It is always a joy to hear the sound of little feet running and echoing through the halls of your home. Often, it can...
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What's The Difference Between Custom, Tract and Production Homes

What’s The Difference Between Custom, Tract and Production Homes?

June 14, 2019

Building a home is certainly not a matter to be taken lightly. There’s a lot of money tied up in this project, not to mention your expectations and desires. Before you even think about having a home built, you need to understand these three simple terms: Custom home, speculative home, and tract home. Why do you need to know these...
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Understanding Construction Loans

Understanding Construction Loans

June 12, 2019

What Is A Construction Loan And How Does It Work? A construction loan is pretty self-explanatory. As the name implies, it is a loan that is taken for the purpose of building a home. These loans are most often obtained from banks and other financial institutions. There are relatively few of us that can actually afford to pay the cost...
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What Is an In-Law Suite

What Is an In-Law Suite?

June 7, 2019

An in-law suite is just a term that some people use when referring to a guest area. Anyone who has frequent houseguests may wish to maintain a spare bedroom, but an in-law suite is a little bit more dedicated. This kind of space is also sometimes called an accessory dwelling unit, or ADU for short. This kind of dwelling can...
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How to Get a Loan to Build a House

How to Get a Loan to Build a House

June 5, 2019

Unless you just happen to have piles and piles of cash, the construction of your new home will most likely require a home construction loan. When you start the process of actually getting that home loan, it can be pretty overwhelming. This is especially true of first-time home buyers who may not be familiar with the process or the potholes that...
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What You Need To Know About Home Construction Insurance

What You Need To Know About Home Construction Insurance

June 4, 2019

What Is Construction Insurance? Construction insurance is a form of insurance that is specifically intended to cover buildings that are under construction. It might seem strange to buy insurance on a home that is not yet constructed, but there is a lot that can go wrong during the building process. Theft, vandalism, and arson are the most extreme risks, but...
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