One of the advantages of purchasing a new construction home is that you get to choose many of the features and finishes to customize the home for your lifestyle and personal preferences. This could include everything from the number of bedrooms and baths to choosing whether to add optional features such as an outdoor wet bar or built-in grill on the terrace.
New home construction or resale? This is a question many home shoppers ask when beginning their new home search. Which one is right for you can depend on many factors, including lifestyle preference and personal priorities. Here are eight reasons why new home construction may be the better choice for you.
As a homeowner, there are many things you need to keep up with and keep track of regarding your home. Luckily, there’s an app for that! Here are 13 of the best smart apps for your home that will make your life easier.
If you’re looking to live in the D.C. metro area, you may be considering whether to rent or buy. Many factors affect this decision, such as where you see yourself in five years, what type of lifestyle you prefer, the market, and of course, what you can afford. So, what are the costs of renting in D.C. vs buying in a neighboring area like Bethesda?
Whether it’s getting married, starting a family, kids going off to college, or kids moving back in, there are a range of events in life that typically impact living space needs. Does your current home offer the flexibility to meet your changing lifestyle? Do you need space for when your parents come to visit or for the college graduate who needs a place to stay before landing her first big job? All are great questions to consider.
Mortgage interest rates have climbed steadily since the first of the year. According to BankRate, the Fixed National Average for a 30-year loan has increased from 3.85 percent on January 1st, to 4.35 percent on February 21st, half a percentage point increase. Rates were last above 5 percent in 2011. To better understand these changes, we sat down with Joshua Jablonski of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage to gain his insight on what homebuyers and sellers can anticipate in the coming year. Josh has been lending to buyers in the DMV for the past 16 years.