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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.

Single Home Buyers

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

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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.

Custom Homes

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

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.

11 Smart Home Features for Senior Living

Seniors can seriously benefit from user-friendly smart home technology. Here are 11 smart home features that will help aging adults live in comfort.

Multi-Gen Homes: Safe Places for Aging Parents

The safety of everyone in a multi-generational household is achievable; read up on these 10 ways to keep elderly family members safe.

6 Things to Know About Homestead Exemptions

Homestead exemptions can protect homeowners from the forced sale of their home to pay off creditors during financial hardship, keep seniors in their homes, and offset your property tax bill. Let’s look at six things you need to know about this exemption.

What You Need to Know About Granny Pods

Granny pods are growing in popularity, but what exactly are they all about? We take a closer look to understand these viable options for aging parents.

Top Retirement Communities in Dallas

Here are some of the top Dallas retirement, so you can find the perfect retirement home in your dream 55+ community.

Top 55+ Active Adult Communities of 2018

Here are the top 55+ active adult communities of 2018. Find the perfect new home to enjoy retirement.

What’s on the Horizon for 55+ and Retirement Options?

NewHomeSource explores what’s on the horizon for 55+ communities and a wide range of retirement home options.

Latitude Margaritaville is Retirement Paradise for Parrotheads

Explore Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett branded retirement communities perfect for parrotheads!

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 Programs in Connecticut

Are you a first-time homebuyer dreaming of buying a new home in Connecticut? We’ve compiled the statewide and local homeownership programs and incentives to help get you on the property ladder.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Colorado

Are you a first-time homebuyer in Colorado? Check out some of these financial assistance programs for new homebuyers by geographic region.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Arkansas

Are you dreaming of owning a home in Arkansas but you’re not sure if you can afford it? The Natural State has plenty of statewide and local homeownership assistance programs to help first-time homebuyers.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in California

If you are a first-time homebuyer in California and looking for financial assistance to make the move, check out these options for making your new California dream home a reality!

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Alabama

Are you a first-time homebuyer ready to make Alabama your sweet home? If so, there are plenty of state and local homeownership assistance programs to help you qualify for your dream home.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Alaska

Ready to buy in Alaska? Here’s your guide to first-time buyer programs to help make your dream a reality.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Arizona

Arizona is a popular location for homebuyers, and with homeownership assistance programs, the options are practically endless. Take a look at these programs to see if you may qualify for one.

First Time Home Buyer Programs in Texas

Ready to buy a new home in Texas, but need a bit of financial assistance? We’ve got details on statewide and location-specific programs to help make your dream a reality.

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.

5 Home Bar Ideas That Make the Case for Home Entertaining

Interested in home entertaining but don’t know where to start? We’ve got a checklist to help you craft the perfect home bar space!

Choosing the Right Fireplace for your New Home

Fireplaces are a great addition to cozy up the house. Read on for our guide to choosing the perfect fireplace for your new home!

9 Benefits of Rural and Suburban Housing

If you’re thinking of building a home in the suburbs or in a rural part of your state, here are nine benefits awaiting you as your construct your dream home in your low-key locale.

8 Amazing Wine Cellars to Inspire Your Inner Wine Enthusiast

Here are some amazing wine rooms that will get you inspired to design a luxurious wine room in your new home.

6 Steps to Building a Custom Home

NewHomeSource breaks down the six steps to building a custom home, so home shoppers can be fully informed about the custom home building process.

What is Single-Close Financing and Why You Should Consider It When Building New

A construction-to-permanent financing automatically switches to permanent financing once your home is completed. It’s important to choose the right builder before you take on such a loan.

Going Up: Elevators in New Homes are on the Rise

NewHomeSource makes the case for including an elevator in your new home!

Guest Quarters: Is a Guest House or Casita Right for You?

A guest house is one way that you can have guests over to visit for extended periods of time, while also giving you and your guests privacy and comfort.

Recent Manufactured Home Articles

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

8 Smart Ways to Make Your Manufactured Home More Energy-Efficient

Looking to lower your costly energy bills? Here are the top eight ways to make your manufactured home more energy efficient.

Best Modular Home Builders in Pennsylvania: 2020 Edition

We found the top modular home builders in Pennsylvania so you can achieve your dream of owning a home that’s well-built, customizable, and affordable.

Innovations in Affordable and Stylish Manufactured Homes

Explore the latest innovations in manufactured and modular housing, so you can decide if this is the right home type for you.

Panelized Homes: Factory-Built Components Assembled on Site

NewHomeSource breaks down panelized homes, so you can decide if this affordable home option is right for you.

Mobile? Modular? Manufactured? What’s the Difference and How to Choose the Right One?

Learn the difference between a mobile, modular, and manufactured home, so you can pick the right one for you!

The Guide to Buying A Manufactured Home

NewHomeSource has the ultimate guide to manufactured or mobile homes, so you can decide if this affordable housing option is right for you.

Manufactured Home Glossary

Use NewHomeSource’s glossary to manufactured homes to learn common terms associated with manufactured housing.

Are Manufactured Homes Energy Efficient?

Manufactured homes have undergone changes that make them more energy efficient; and more changes are to come.

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.

Best Tiny Home Builders in Dallas-Fort Worth: 2020 Edition

We found the top tiny home builders in Dallas-Fort Worth so you can live large in the tiny home you always dreamed about!

Best Tiny Home Builders in Georgia: 2020 Edition

We found the top tiny home builders in Georgia so you can build small and go home!

Best Tiny Home Builders in Portland: 2020 Edition

NewHomeSource has compiled a list of the top tiny house builders in Portland so you can live large in the tiny home of your dreams.

Best Tiny Home Builders in Fresno: 2020 Edition

NewHomeSource has compiled a list of the top tiny home builders in Fresno to make your journey to homeownership as easy as possible.

What You Need to Know About Accessory Dwelling Units

We have the information you need to know about adding an accessory dwelling unit to your property, so you can embrace multi-gen living, have extra space, or build an income suite.

Best Tiny Home Builders in Austin: 2020 Edition

Explore the best tiny home builders in the Austin Area with the 2020 NewHomeSource Awards, so you can find the best tiny home builder for your new home.

Build Small and Go Home

NewHomeSource explores the tiny house movement, and why many new home shoppers are choosing to buy and build smaller houses.

How to Live Big in a Small Space

If you’re living in a tiny house, or just a small house, NewHomeSource has some tips to living large, and making your home feel spacious.

Most Recent Articles

8 Smart Ways to Make Your Manufactured Home More Energy-Efficient

Looking to lower your costly energy bills? Here are the top eight ways to make your manufactured home more energy efficient.

5 Home Bar Ideas That Make the Case for Home Entertaining

Interested in home entertaining but don’t know where to start? We’ve got a checklist to help you craft the perfect home bar space!

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Connecticut

Are you a first-time homebuyer dreaming of buying a new home in Connecticut? We’ve compiled the statewide and local homeownership programs and incentives to help get you on the property ladder.

Best Tiny Home Builders in Dallas-Fort Worth: 2020 Edition

We found the top tiny home builders in Dallas-Fort Worth so you can live large in the tiny home you always dreamed about!

Best Cabin Builders in Texas: 2020 Edition

NewHomeSource has compiled a list of the top 9 cabin builders in Texas after analyzing over 20 companies. Check out the full list.

What Is Passive Housing?

Learn more about passive homes, and how you can design and build an energy efficient home that saves you money and reduces your carbon footprint.

Money-Saving Solar Lighting Options for New Homes

Solar lighting offers a money-saving method for lighting both indoor and outdoor spaces in new homes located in sunny regions.

First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Colorado

Are you a first-time homebuyer in Colorado? Check out some of these financial assistance programs for new homebuyers by geographic region.