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Can You Buy a Home Without a Down Payment?

Posted on 5/15/2022 by Taryn Dandurand in new homes in texas no-money-down mortgage buy a home with no money down buy a home without a down payment

With the feverish pace at which mortgage rates and home prices are rising, you may feel a sense of urgency to find a new house now, rather than wait until you’ve saved up a large down payment. Or maybe you own property somewhere else, so your down payment is actually tied up as equity until you sell an existing home.

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Buying A New Home Out of State? Make the Process More Efficient

Posted on 4/15/2022 by Taryn Dandurand in homebuying new homes in texas master-planned communities new home communities new construction homes

So you’re moving to Texas. Great choice!

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Hillwood Communities Continues Industry Awards Win Streak for Third Consecutive Year

Posted on 4/12/2022 by Taryn Dandurand

Hillwood Communities, the award-winning master-planned residential and mixed-use developer based in Dallas, was honored with 10 McSAM Awards during a ceremony hosted by the Dallas Builders Association on April 9th at the Renaissance Addison Hotel. Topping the list of awards, Hillwood Communities was selected as the Dallas-Fort Worth Developer of Year for the fourth time in seven years. In addition, the developer also achieved second consecutive year wins in the categories of Master-Planned Community of the Year, People’s Choice Community of the Year, Best Community Amenity, Lifestyle Director of the Year, and Lifestyle Program of the Year.

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Smart Home Trends Set to Take Over in 2022

Posted on 3/15/2022 by Taryn Dandurand in home automation smart home technology home technology home technology trends

Not since the introduction of appliances has there been such a buzz in new home technology. The same way automatic dishwashers and vacuums transformed life in the 1950s, smart home devices are revolutionizing the way we do everyday tasks in the 21st century, saving us time and money as well.

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How Does Your Credit Score Affect the Home Buying Process?

Posted on 2/15/2022 by Taryn Dandurand in homebuying mortgage rates credit scores

Credit scores. Like it or not they rule so much of our lives. And they’re particularly important when considering homeownership. That one three-digit number can determine whether you’re eligible to buy a home and, more importantly, how much you’ll pay for it. 

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Millennial Homebuying Trends

Posted on 1/15/2022 by Globe Runner Team in homebuying millenials new homes in texas new home communities

As of 2021, millennials made up about 37% of all homebuyers in the U.S., making them the largest percentage of buyers in the nation. On top of that, this younger generation is making a large impact on the homebuying market in terms of how they go about the process.

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Choosing a Great Lot for Your New Construction Home

Posted on 12/31/2021 by Taryn Dandurand in choosing a lot in a new home community choosing the right plot new homes in texas new home communities

You hear it all the time when buying a house: location, location, location. But that doesn’t just apply to the Texas city or suburb you’re searching in. Picking a great lot within your new home community is as important as choosing the right builder and floor plan.

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Avoid these 10 common homebuying pitfalls for new construction

Posted on 12/15/2021 by Taryn Dandurand in homebuying new homes in texas new home communities

So, you’re thinking of buying a new home. Smart move. Believe the hype when folks tell you there’s no better time. Mortgage interest rates are at historic lows, though no one knows for exactly how long. Now’s your best opportunity to take action. Whether buying your first house or fifth, you need to be on your toes. This market waits for no one and that goes double for new construction homes. 

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7 Common Myths About New Construction Homes

Posted on 11/30/2021 by Taryn Dandurand in new homes in texas master-planned communities new home communities new construction homes

When you’re planning to move, you have two primary options: buying an existing house or building a new construction home. Many people shy away from new builds because of the perceived difficulties involved. However, there are many benefits of buying a new construction home.

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How to Prepare for a Move

Posted on 11/15/2021 by Taryn Dandurand in master-planned communities new homes in texas

You’ve bought a new construction home in a master-planned community... congratulations! Now, all you can think about is getting the keys to your new place. But there will be a lot to do before you can spend that first night in your new home. You have an entire household to pack up and move! Take advantage of all that excited energy and start planning for your move.

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