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First-time Homebuyers

Planning to purchase your first home? It can be a daunting process. We're here to help show you the way. 

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55+ Active Adult

You are in a unique stage in your life where you have more income and free time than ever and they want to enjoy it.

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Single Home Buyers

More single women are buying homes everyday. Here's everything you need to know about the process.

For The Military

We're your one-stop guide for buying a new home, even if it's sight-unseen, how to navigate VA home loans, and more.

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International Buyers

It can be difficult to buy a home in the States from another country. We're here to help you with everything you need.

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Custom Homes

The process of building a custom home is less scripted because there are no pre-defined choices or menus to choose from.

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Condos & Townhouses

Condos and townhouses are often overlooked by first-time homebuyers, but they come with a lot of advantages.

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Luxury Homes

Get inspired with luxury home interior ideas, luxury design ideas, and luxury home furniture recommendations.

Recent Active Adult Articles

Start your next chapter in the right 55+ community and new home for you. Articles from experts as well as inspiring videos and slideshows will guide you on your new home journey.

55-Plus Homebuyers Want Edgier Amenities

With amenities like community gardens and pickleball courts, 55-plus communities offer edgier amenities to help homebuyers stay active and engaged.

Want to Age in Place? Smart Home Devices Can Help

Smart homes and connected technology can help retirees and active adults age in place.

Community-Within-a-Community: 55-plus Residents Mingle With Neighbors of All Ages

If you’re considering a 55-plus community but don’t mind being around young families, a community-within-a-community might be the perfect solution. New Home Source takes a look at these neighborhoods that offer the best of both worlds.

How to Choose the Retirement Community That’s Right for You

Whether you’re looking for a place of relaxation or to socialize with people in the same stage of life as you, there’s a lot of things to consider when choosing the retirement community that’s right for you.

How to Design Bathrooms for Senior Living

If you bought your retirement home with the idea of aging in place, you need to design a bathroom that can accommodate senior living.

Should You Move to Your Children’s New City?

When you retire, should you move with your children and grandchildren? NewHomeSource breaks down if this makes sense for your life.

The Benefits of 55-Plus Communities

If you’re thinking about retirement, you might be considering living in a 55+ community. NewHomeSource explores the reasons why you might like living in one of these retirement communities.

Top Amenities That Retirees Want in Their New Communities

NewHomeSource explores some of the latest trends in 55+ communities, digging into the amenities that retirees actually want.

Recent First Time Home Buyer Articles

Ready to start the next chapter? Our First-Time Home Buyer articles guide you through this milestone with advice, videos, graphics, and slideshows.

First-Time Homebuyer Guide: Hiring Professional Help for Moving

Nobody actually likes packing up and moving. NewHomeSource has the perfect guide for first time homeowners looking to hire professionals to handle their move.

20 Creative Ways First-Time Buyers Can Save for a Down Payment

NewHomeSource has some fun ways to save up for the down payment, so you can invest in your first home.

Should Millennials Move to the Suburbs?

The suburbs are gaining in popularity among Millennials, who can find an affordable home in suburbs with a city-like feel.

Common Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make — And How to Avoid Them

As a first-time homebuyer, you may not understand the homebuying process. Before you purchase your first home, be sure to avoid common mistakes.

Simple Home Security Tips For First-Time Buyers

Before you move into your first home, be sure that it’s safe! NewHomeSource has some quick tips for home security.

When Renting Costs More Than Homeownership

If you’re renting a house, it can sometimes cost you more than buying a new home. We explore when renting can cost more than buying your home.

Which Home is Right for You: New or Resale?

If you’re thinking about buying a house, you first need to decide if you want to buy a new construction home or a resale house.

How to Use New Common Items in the Homeowner’s Toolbox

NewHomeSource teaches you how to use some common items found in the new homeowner’s toolbox like stud finders, power washers, and other power tools.

Recent Custom Homes Articles

Our Custom Homes articles have all the information you need to get started building the custom home of your dreams, from buying a lot to furnishing your new place.

Three-Bid Reality Check for Your Custom Home

NewHomeSource has three tips for getting an accurate bid from a homebuilder for your custom home.

Homebuyers Increasingly Choosing Unusual Options for New Homes

Pampering yourself with an outdoor shower or a screened porch for a newly built home personalizes your home, but some buyers use their imaginations to take customization to another level.

How to Build the Custom Home of Your Dreams

If you’re getting ready to build a custom home, NewHomeSource has your complete guide to everything from finding the right lot to designing the perfect floorplan.

Do You Have to Be Rich to Build a Custom Home?

NewHomeSource bust they myth that custom homes have to be expensive, and gives you some tricks to save money as you build.

What to Consider Before Buying a Resort Home

NewHomeSource has all the information you need to consider before you decide to invest in a resort home.

5 Common Myths About Custom Homes

Here are five common myths about custom homes that just aren’t true. Find out if building a custom home is right for you.

Custom Home or Production Home: Which is best for you?

NewHomeSource breaks down the differences between a custom home and production home so you can choose the right home type for your budget and lifestyle.

Production and Custom Homes: Can You Have it Both Ways?

If you love the idea of living in a custom home, but want the convenience of building a production house, a semi custom home might be the right home type for you.

Recent Manufactured Home Articles

Ready to purchase a Manufactured Home? We walk you through the journey with articles, videos, and more.

Clayton Homes’ Concept Houses Push Boundaries of Manufactured Housing

With modern features like Summit appliances, oak hardwood flooring, Delta faucets, white subway tile and more, the Clayton Homes’ houses live large.

Exterior Finishes Made of Engineered Materials Provide Quality Benefits

Engineered materials are made to look like another material, often though, with better performance than the original. For example, fiber cement siding costs about the same as cedar but will last for years without maintenance.

Plant Prefab: LivingHomes’ Groundbreaking Spinoff

LivingHomes’ groundbreaking factory is the nation’s first prefabricated home factory dedicated to sustainability.

Modular vs. SIP: Which Prefab Home Construction Method Is Right for You?

Today’s prefab homes are more sophisticated than ever, and two construction methods, modular and SIP, are giving homeowners even more choices for building quality homes. NewHomeSource looks at modular vs. SIP construction and which one is right for you.

How Energy Efficient are Manufactured Homes?

Today’s manufactured homes are sustainably built with plenty of high-end finish and customization options.

Is a Manufactured Home the Right Choice for You?

Mobile and manufactured homes have come a long way from dinky trailers. Learn if a modern mobile home is the right type of home for you.

Space-saving Ideas for Manufactured Homes

While manufactured homes do have sizable floor plans with lots of storage, you may need to explore space-saving options. Whether you have a single- or double-wide manufactured home, the first thing to know is that a clean, organized home is much more spacious than a cluttered, unorganized one. Plenty of storage solutions can help with

Think Inside the Box: What to Know About Prefab Homes

Learn what a prefabricated home is, and why it might make a great option for your new home with NewHomeSource’s guide to prefab houses.

Recent Tiny House Articles

Going tiny is a challenging but rewarding experience. Our Tiny House articles guide you through the process of downsizing, choosing a builder, furnishing your tiny home, and more.

Ready for a Tiny Home? What You Need to Know Before You Build

NewHomeSource has everything you need to know about living a tiny house before you decide to build your new home.

What We Can Learn from Tiny Homes: Tips for Maximizing Your Space

You don’t have to live in a tiny house to have great home organization. Learn how you can maximize the storage space in your new home by taking examples from tiny houses.

10 Tips to Maximize Storage in a Tiny Home

Don’t downsize your entire life away. NewHomeSource’s top 10 tricks for maximizing storage in a tiny home show you how to work with the space you have to help keep your life, and stuff, organized.

6 Luxury Additions to Your Tiny House

Trying to figure out how to bring that extra touch of extravagance into your tiny home? We’ve got six ideas to help you get inspired.

Tiny Houses: An Alternative to the In-Law Suite

Tiny homes are a growing alternative to in-law suites, allowing extended family to maintain their independence and privacy in a safe and secure setting.

The Joy of Living in a Tiny Home

Tiny house advocates cite reduced expenses and eco-conscious living as reasons for going tiny but for some of them, there is real joy in downsizing their American Dream into a 500 square foot space.

4 Challenges to Tiny House Living

Interest in tiny homes is up, but practical challenges still exist to making your tiny home dreams come true. New Home Sources takes a look at 4 unexpected challenges to tiny home living that could derail your plans.

The Green Benefits of Tiny Home Living

Not only do tiny homes offer financial freedom and a simpler lifestyle, they also offer many green benefits for a better planet. And we’ve got proof!

Most Recent Articles

What Every New Homeowner Should Know About Home Insurance

When you buy a new home, it’s important to protect it. But figuring out the right home insurance can be a challenge. NewHomeSource has a home insurance starter’s guide right here to get you started.

Tips for Making your Holiday Party Merry and Bright – and Safe

As you prepare for the first holiday in your new home, remember to take a few safety precautions to keep you – and your guests – merry and bright

Chicago Relocation Guide

Use the NewHomeSource Chicago relocation guide to figure out where you should live in this vibrant metropolitan area in the Midwest.

Modular or Stick-Built Homes: Comparing Costs

Debating between a stick-built home and a modular home? We break down the costs of each for easy comparison

Laundry Room Design Ideas Put a New Spin on This Chore

You may never look forward to doing the laundry, but today’s laundry rooms are all about making it way easier. NewHomeSource takes a look at some design ideas to help you create the perfect laundry room.

First-Time Homebuyer Guide: Hiring Professional Help for Moving

Nobody actually likes packing up and moving. NewHomeSource has the perfect guide for first time homeowners looking to hire professionals to handle their move.

A Clean, Simple Look: Cabinets Trend to “Soft Modern”

Explore the latest trends in the design of cabinets found in new construction homes.

More than Just a Blank Space: A Beginners Guide to Minimalist Home Design

If you love minimalism, or you want to decorate beautifully with less, NewHomeSource has some tips and tricks for minimalist interior design.

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