Wednesday, April 19, 2017 / by Becca Scott
We are excited to announce The Yeatman Group’s newest partnership with Richard Atack Construction. Atack, a true high end custom builder and developer most recently known for its Estate Home project “Henley” which offers homes from $1 – $2 million is bringing its custom architecture and craftsmanship to the active lifestyle of townhome living. Bedford Falls, a new townhome community located in the Deep Run school district of Short Pump wlll offer homebuyers an unrivaled location and the convenience of walking to nearby restaurants, shopping, and entertainment options galore all while being minutes from the interstate. These gorgeous custom townhomes will start in the $320s and offer 3-4 bedrooms of open floorplan designs and finishes meant for royalty.
Conveniently tucked into a private setting, Bedford Fall’s location couldn’t be any closer to the action, yet, offers the quiet serenity you’d expect in a place called h ...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 / by Becca Scott
In our last blog, we discussed the top benefits of owning a home task planning tool. Now comes the question of, should I buy a brand new home, or an existing home? Do you want something with history, or a blank canvas?
Stats have shown that when buyers are given the choice of buying new or used, the majority will choose new. There’s just something about buying a home that’s not only been untouched, but can be made just the way you like it. And in today’s market, new homes are more affordable than you might think.
So to help you with this decision, we’ve listed some pros and cons of buying a new construction home.
Even if your not going for a custom home, you may be able to upgrade finishes from builder grade material and add your own personal touches before construction is complete.
New homes offer modern floorplans. Today’s buyers want an open floorplan layout which means larger l ...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 / by Becca Scott
When it comes time to put your home up for sale, many thoughts will run through your head, such as “why should I spend the extra money sprucing up the place? Won’t the buyers do that themselves?” Buyers are choosy and can afford to be choosy. In this market, buyers want the best, and a home can easily fall through the cracks if it doesn’t stand out in a buyers mind. And you don’t necessarily need to remodel your kitchen, or start a huge home improvement project to reel the buyers in. Sometimes a simple decluttering or deep clean will work wonders! With 90% of buyers searching for homes online, pictures of your home need to make a great first impression. Not only will it bring in the buyers by the numbers, but it will overall increase its value and shorten your time on the market.
To give you an idea of what you might need to do when preparing your home for the market, we’ve created a checklist to help you get start ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 / by Becca Scott
If you are absolutely serious about buying a home, it’s time to get pre-approved for a mortgage! This step in the process is recommended to be taken prior to starting your house hunt. We know that starting off with paperwork isn’t as appealing as jumping into the actual home search, but getting pre-approved will help you tremendously in your hunt! A pre-approval is basically a written statement from a lender stating the lender’s preliminary determination that a borrower would qualify for a particular loan amount. The loan amount and determination is based on income and credit information.
So why is it so important to have one of these before shopping around? Well you wouldn’t want to go to a grocery store without your wallet would you? Getting pre-approved will give you an accurate detail on how much home you can actually afford, which can help narrow down your search. You will also be a much more attractive buyer to sellers, because you have proof tha ...
Friday, October 14, 2016 / by Becca Scott
So you’ve thought about it over and over (and over) again, but you are still on the fence about whether you should continue renting, or start the process of buying your own home. Owning a home is part of the American dream, but it’s a huge step to make, we know! To help you with your decision, we’ve come up with the top 4 benefits of owning a home.
You Will Build Wealth and Equity Over Time
Equity is the amount of money you sell your home for minus what you still owe on it. The amount left over is your home equity. On each of your monthly mortgage payments, a portion of it goes towards reducing the amount you owe on your loan, which in turn increases your equity.
Over time as the interest portion of your mortgage payment decrease, the interest that you pay will eventually be lower than the rent you would have been paying. But instead of throwing money away when renting, you will be continually building wealth!