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sold-signThere are many resources out there to help you search for your Dream Home. We have a few here that we know to be very helpful and accurate when it comes to new home searches and researching the amenities available. Give one of these a try and get on your way to better living today!

Trulia Real Estate Search
Zillow “Your Edge in Real Estate”
New Homes Guide for the Mid-Atlantic region
Great Schools a community resource to find and share information about schools

As you look for a home and try to make a decision on what type of loan you want, make sure to check all the facts. Interest rates fluctuate depending on the market, check rates before locking in. Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARM) can be troublesome down the road. Though the mortgage payment may look good at the beginning, after the initial period, those rates can increase in increments you may not have been considering before. Interest Only loans can also be a slippery slope. Before settling on the type of loan, do your research, read about each type of loan, and ask people you know.

Another thing to consider when searching for a home is the neighborhood and local resources. Are there good schools nearby? Is there a community center? How close is it to the grocery store? Make sure the amenities near your possible new home are what you’re looking for. This is one of the largest purchases you will ever make. Do your research to ensure you are purchasing a home you will be satisfied with for years to come.