Interest rates and the cost of waiting to buy a home has been a hot topic of discussion lately. Why? Interest rates have been climbing steadily since January, and it’s likely that the Federal Reserve will raise rates several more times this year.
Whether you’re a first-time buyer or an empty nester, finding the right builder can be a challenge. Building a new home is one of the largest investments you’ll make in your lifetime, so it’s natural that you want to find the right fit. Here are some questions you should ask before choosing a builder.
Deciding to build a new home is a big decision. Finding the right builder to construct that new home can be just as monumental. There are so many choices to make… where do you start? Well, we’ve come up with a guide for choosing a home builder in the Cedar Valley.
Thanksgiving is supposed to mean slowing down and spending time with loved ones. But if you’re hosting dinner, it’s easy to get stressed out. Check out these tips for keeping your cool on Thanksgiving Day – and hosting a calm, heartfelt dinner!
You’ve done it… made the decision to buy a new home. But now you have to get the process moving. Well, there’s no time like the present. Here are several reasons why buying a Skogman home NOW is a good idea.
One of our favorite parts of the home buying process is helping you choose the home that best fits your lifestyle. We offer so many ways to customize our new homes that no two are ever alike. Every Skogman home is an original! Check out some of our customizable features, finishes and options:
Take advantage of affordable pricing, low interest rates, and peak inventory! Homes like these won’t last forever. Come see our Move-In Ready Homes in Cedar Valley – and be all settled in by Halloween! Plus, you get a free refrigerator with the purchase of one of these homes!
It's a fact of life – the costs for everything keep going up. Food. Gas. Clothing. We in the homebuilding industry are facing similar increases. The prices for lumber and other construction materials have grown in the past few months.
With housing prices steadily climbing and mortgage rates beginning to rise, many people are ready to get off the fence about homeownership. Since buying a home remains the single biggest purchase most people will make in a lifetime, it pays to make sure you know what you’re getting into. Here are some home buying myths that can lead to confusion.
Summer is here, so we’ll all be heading outside to bask in the nice weather. What better way to enjoy the outdoors than as an extension of your new home? We have some ideas for planning the perfect outdoor living space for your family with five of the latest design trends and features.
Ten years ago, the Federal Reserve responded to the economic downturn by pushing interest rates to record low levels. Those very low interest rates helped the housing market get back on its feet by making it cheaper to own a home.
Lindsey Schuler and her family spent a long time deciding between buying an existing home or building a new home. Ultimately, Lindsey says, “It came down to having everything new and an unbeatable warranty. While some of the prices were comparable, we didn’t want any of the mechanical surprises that come with a used home.”