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When an unmarried couple chooses to purchase a new home, there are several problems that can complicate the situation.

Unmarried Couples Buying a Home: What You Need To Know

August 31, 2019

When an unmarried couple chooses to purchase a new home, there are several problems that can complicate the situation. The largest of these is the fact that the law treats unmarried couples as individuals. Thus, you will have to think about a few problems that most homeowners never have to consider. In the end, it all comes down to ownership:...
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Beginner's Guide to Closing on Your New Home

Beginner’s Guide to Closing on Your New Home

August 5, 2019

After spending all that money for a new-built custom home, you might think that your work is done. Chances are, you had to save up for a while in order to buy this new place. However, your labors are not yet over, and it is vitally important for you to realize that fact. In this article, we will attempt to...
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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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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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The Waiting is Over…

March 27, 2013

It’s time to make a move to your new home. According to Tim Ellis of Redfinblog.com, waiting for your property value to increase before selling is a mistake. There’s a high probablity that the price of the home you’re purchasing will increase faster than the price of the home your selling. Add current low interest rates and the likelihood of rate...
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Need to Sell Your Home before you Buy New?

March 7, 2013

You’ve walked through one of the Southdown model homes and you’ve fallen in love. The home design, the floor plan, the location are all a perfect match for you, but, you have a house to sell. Why not take a cue from the model home that appealed to you? Consider hiring a staging company to maximize the positive aspects of...
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Is it Time to Sell?

February 26, 2013

Indicators are pointing to the start of a seller’s market according to Morgan Brennan of Forbes. With housing inventory at a 13 year low and a nationwide housing supply of just over four months, home prices are pushing higher. Could the end of bargain home purchases be near? Find new homes in Chester County at Southdownhomes.com.


Selling Your Home? Hold on to your Cookies and break out the Mr. Clean®

February 20, 2013

Using the sense of smell can help you sell your home. What scents move property best? Think simple, the Wall Street Journal’s Sanette Tanaka writes read more. Simple scents, such as orange, resulted in nearly a third more sales than complex orange, basil and green tea combinations in a retail research study by Eric Spangenberg, Dean of the college of...
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