Posts in Custom new home design

Should You Buy First or Buy Last in a New Home Community

Should You Buy First or Buy Last in a New Home Community?

June 28, 2019

We have already discussed some of the more common issues that face home buyers in the current market. In this article, we will delve into a slightly more advanced topic. If you have been reading our articles diligently and following their advice, you should have no problem understanding this one.  Today, we are going to address the crucial issue of...
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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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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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Southdown Homes Meet the Builder Event on Saturday, June 23

June 18, 2018

Meet the team of professionals who make your dreams come true from 11am to 5pm on Saturday, June 23. Tour models and Quick Move-in homes at the Southdown Homes Meet the Builder event. Visit Pickering Crossing in Malvern, Preserve at Hideaway Farms in West Brandywine, The Traditions and Estates at Hideaway Farms and The Estates at Bright Glade Farms in Downingtown. Pickering...
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Meet the Builder Saturday, November 11

November 7, 2017

Tour models and quick delivery homes and meet the team of Southdown Homes professionals who make your dreams come true at the Meet the Builder event from 11am to 5pm on Saturday, November 11. Visit Pickering Crossing in Malvern, Preserve at Hideaway Farms in West Brandywine, The Traditions and Estates at Hideaway Farms and The Estates at Bright Glade Farms...
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Buying and Selling a New Home; A Survival Guide

June 12, 2013

You really want a new Southdown Home. Everything about it is just right; the location, the floor plan, lots of curb appeal, the price.  But… you have house to sell. What now? Brendon DeSimone offers advice in the article How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time posted on Zillow Blog. The key is to plan in...
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Turning Your Dream Home into a Place of Your Own

May 23, 2013

One of the most exciting things about buying a new home is turning it into a reflection of your personal style and taste.  Custom and standard selections may include exterior materials and colors, structural options such as additions and extensions, appliances, cabinets, flooring, cabinetry, millwork, electrical, plumbing and more. Whew! It’s exciting and, maybe, just a little overwhelming when it’s...
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