New Home Construction

Celebrate New Homes Month by Buying New Construction in April

Commemorated by the entire home building industry, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) dedicates the entire month of April as New Homes Month. Perfectly timed, the spring season is packed with families searching for their dream home and first-time buyers ready to enter the market. Throughout April, the NAHB educates and spreads awareness of the increasing benefits of buying a new[...]

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Benefits of Buying New Construction Homes

There are many reasons why families choose to buy new homes. From the ability to customize a floor plan to design their dream home to the safety homeowners feel when they purchase a home constructed using the latest building standards, new construction homes offer buyers a variety of benefits. Below are just some of the reasons why homeowners choose to purchase[...]

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What are the Popular Exterior Home Trends?

Peachtree Residential met with Tracey Smith, a frequent consultant on award-winning homes and owner of Rachel Remington Design. With the current dramatic shift in design choices, we wanted insight on what to expect next, the hottest trends and popular exterior home design choices. A full-service design firm, Rachel Remington Design works with both new construction and renovation. Working in tandem with homeowners, the[...]

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Davidson Homes Opens Two New East Cobb Communities

Davidson Homes is pleased to announce the official grand opening of two new Tanglewood communities, Tanglewood Enclave and Tanglewood Estates. Located in East Cobb, the two properties extend off Davidson Homes’ existing Tanglewood North. Together, the three sections create a crescent-shaped community brimming with beautiful home sites and activities. Once they’ve chosen a Tanglewood site, residents can choose from several flexible[...]

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Do Home Buyers Prefer to Buy New Construction Homes?

According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) BuilderBooks most recent addition, What Home Buyers Really Want, 60% of home buyers would prefer to buy new construction homes over existing homes. With every other factor remaining equal, today’s buyers are more interested in buying brand-new than used homes. In the NAHB BuilderBooks, new homes are categorized as both homes built[...]

Oconee Planning Commission to Discuss Slab Construction Ban

Oconee Planning Commission to Discuss Slab Construction Ban at Upcoming Meeting

The Oconee Board of Commissioners will meet Monday evening to discuss a proposed amendment to the Unified Development Code banning slab construction in Oconee County. According to the proposed change, all new single-family detached homes must be constructed with either crawlspace or basement foundations. If passed, the new building ordinance will affect current and future residents of Oconee County, as well[...]

Buying New Construction Offers Long-Term Financial Benefits

When you decide it’s time to move, determining whether you should buy a new construction home or an existing home can be a challenge. There are many advantages to each, and with every buyer’s situation being different, the benefits of buying new or existing may be different. However, the team at Keystone Homes believes that there are three unique ways[...]

Academy Mortgage Weighs Benefits of Buying New Construction

In this week’s Mortgage Minutes, Travis Evans with Academy Mortgage discusses the advantages of buying a new construction home instead of a foreclosure. During the economic downturn, foreclosures were a big ticket item because buyers felt they were getting the best deal. But now, with the Atlanta real estate market improving, foreclosures have declined. While you can purchase a foreclosed home[...]

Clayton County Approves Sprinkler Ordinance

At  a meeting last week, the Clayton County Board of Commissioners adopted an ordinance that will change the county's current fire sprinkler ordinance. The focus of the ordinance is to retrofit hotels and motels that are not currently sprinkled and multifamily dwellings, as well as substantial renovations. Additionally, the adopted version affects new construction, stating  "All new one and two family[...]