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What is a Completion Mortgage and How Does it Work?

Posted by Matt D. on Wed, Aug 26, 2020

If you’ve thought about building a brand-new home, you’ve probably wondered how the mortgage process works. After all, you’ll be buying a home several months before you can actually move in. Will you be responsible for two mortgages at the same time? When do you need to apply for a mortgage for your new home? Is the process the same as it would be with a move-in ready home? 

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How Does a GFCI Outlet Work?

Posted by Customer Care on Sun, Aug 23, 2020

Every year, hundreds of Americans die due to electrical accidents called electrocution – death caused by electric shock. Sometimes electrocution happens in utility and construction incidents, but these tragic accidents happen in homes, too. Before the widespread adoption of GFCI (ground-fault circuit interrupter) outlets, around 800 people died annually in the United States. Now, thanks largely to the proliferation of GFCI technologies, particularly in areas near water, such as bathroom sinks or in places exposed to rain or standing water, that number has dropped to around 200 deaths per year.

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Draw vs Completion Mortgages: What's The Difference?

Posted by Kelsey J. on Wed, Aug 19, 2020

Mortgages for brand new homes aren’t always as straightforward as mortgages for resale homes. Builders need funding to get started on a home build, but lenders are taking on a bigger risk when there’s no physical home to act as collateral. If the buyer backs out of the loan or the builder doesn’t finish the property, the lender is out a lot of money.

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How to Clean LVP Flooring

Posted by Customer Care on Sun, Aug 16, 2020

You’ve just been handed the keys to your first real home (complete with vinyl plank throughout, of course). There’s nothing in the world that could dull your sparkle right now.

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What You're Responsible For When Building A New Home

Posted by Matt D. on Wed, Aug 12, 2020

There’s no doubt that buying a new home is a complicated process. Luckily, the builder you choose has to do most of the hard work. They need to make sure their work meets building codes, order supplies to arrive at just the right moment, and make sure the entire process goes smoothly. Still, there are some things you’ll be responsible for when you purchase a home. Learn more about what you’ll need to do.

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