Finances

7 Reasons Homebuyers Prefer New Homes

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Today, new homes offer more benefits than ever before, which is making many homebuyers prefer new construction homes to pre-owned homes. From having a brand new home built with quality construction to state-of-the-art appliances that are under warranty, new construction homes offer many benefits for homebuyers. Here’s a quick list of seven reasons why today’s […]

Finances

14 Ways to Save for a Downpayment

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Moving is a huge step for any individual to take. Buying a home comes with many responsibilities, especially financial responsibilities. Not only do you have to know if you are able to afford a home, but you also have to save for other moving expenses and a downpayment. Saving money can be difficult at times, […]

Brookshire

How to Choose the Right Homesite

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Nothing compares to a new construction home being built just for you and your family! Here at Judd Builders, we want to make your dream house a reality. Building a new construction home is an exciting experience! From choosing the right floorplan for you family to choosing the design finishes you know you’ll love, there […]

Finances

Being the First Isn’t the Worst

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With many people preferring new homes to existing homes, you might be wondering if a new construction home is for you. New construction means exactly that, a brand new house that hasn’t been lived in before or homes purchased in the pre-construction phase. There is a lot of allure to new construction homes, which is […]

Finances

Home Insurance 101

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When it comes to home insurance not all policies were created equal. So how do you know if you’re getting the right home insurance? There are a lot of things to consider when it comes to home insurance. So here’s a list of some things that you should know in the future when you’re looking […]

Finances

5 Common Home Mortgage Mistakes

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There are many steps to take while buying a home, but figuring out financing is one of the most important steps of the process. Financing doesn’t get discussed as much as it should during the home buying process, which leads to common mortgage mistakes made by homebuyers. When buying a home it’s important for buyers […]

Finances

7 Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill

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With fall in full effect and the impending winter close behind its smart to start thinking about your heating bill. Heating your house in essential for these colder months, but it can get rather costly. Here are seven ways to lower your heating bill, yet still keep your home warm and cozy. 1. Use a […]

Real Estate

Mortgage Rate Trends

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According to Bankrate’s interest rate survey, mortgage rates increased this week. Information to keep in mind for the Bankrate’s survey includes, a jumbo mortgage is a loan that is at least $650,000 and a basis point is one-hundredth of 1%. Here are some statistics from the latest survey: The benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased 6 basis points to 3.93%. […]