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Matt McAlister
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Buying your first home can be overwhelming. Sure, there are lots of decisions to make and it's a big financial commitment, but one of the things we often hear first-time homebuyers say is that they just get so confused by the unfamiliar house building terms they hear.

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Matt McAlister
Monday, February 25, 2019

These days, there's an app to help with practically every one of life's needs — and home design is no exception. As the number of options can be overwhelming, however, we've selected what we believe to be the best apps in the industry, including the best apps for new homeowners, home design and home renovation.

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Matt McAlister
Saturday, January 26, 2019

Of course, buying new homes and previously owned homes have much in common as well: For both, you have to calculate how much you can spend and get financing before your house hunt even begins. You also need to get pre-approved by a mortgage lender or bank and figure out how much you want to put into a new house. Don't forget about the little extras — like insurance, furniture, landscaping, maintenance and property taxes — which can end up draining your bank account.

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Matt McAlister
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Homeownership brings many pleasures, but also a lot of responsibility. As a new homebuyer, you're probably wondering how to buy your first house, and you might feel overwhelmed. Buying or building your first home is a significant commitment, so you want to do things right. At SK Builders, we're excited to help you from start to finish.

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Matt McAlister
Thursday, July 19, 2018

You may know that when buying a new home, you need to have title insurance to protect you in case the seller does not have a free and clear title to the home they're selling. But what about title insurance on new construction? If you’re buying a new build, you might be wondering, “Why do I need title insurance for new construction?” After all, there’s no previous home that a seller needs to have a title on. So is owner title insurance necessary on new constructions? Here’s what you need to know.

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