TOP TEN TIPS FOR BUYING NEW CONSTRUCTION HOMES
by Cynthia S. Partrick, Buyer's Specialist, The Alan Donald Team
1. Get pre-approved by a lender BEFORE looking at homes. A Buyer’s Agent can help you shop rates and products that may be better than the builder’s preferred lender.
2. Check out the builder's reputation online. Most large builders will have both positive and negative articles about them, but make sure none of those are related to the particular community you are interested in.
3. A Buyer's Agent can show you options BEYOND what one particular builder has to offer in a community (including resales, to-be-built and "spec" homes from competing builders in the same area, speci...