It’s a fact of life. Prices always go up. Year after year, the cost of building goes up. Raw material prices go up. Labor prices go up. Overhead costs go up. Not always a lot, but if you were a betting man, the odds are definitely in favor of prices going up season after season.
Lock In 2019 Prices for Your 2020 Build!
Stop me if this sounds familiar… You’ve been renting an apartment now for a few years, maybe longer. Roommates have come and gone, but now you’ve grown up, gotten a job, made some money and can now afford to have “a place of your own.” A nice two-bedroom apartment with an elevator and underground parking.
Why “Lease to Own” May Be Your Ticket to Home Ownership
Thinking about making a move? Or building a new home? If so, you’re probably also thinking about getting your home ready to be put on the market. If you were to list your home today, do you think you’d get the best price possible? Likely not, but it’s nothing to feel bad about — no
15 Weekend Projects That Will Increase the Resale Value of Your Home
I admit, I am the lucky recipient of many fortuitous circumstances that were completely out of my control. I was born in America, first and foremost, in the upper Midwest… a location that offers great educational and job opportunities, as well as a steady housing market. I was born into a middle-class family that supported
The ONE Reason I Could Afford My Dream Home at 36
You’re in the market for a new home. Perhaps you’re renting or just looking for an upgrade. Or maybe your kids have grown up and moved out, and you’ve been looking around at a bunch of unused space you no longer need. Whatever’s inspiring you to make a move, you have a couple options —
Four Big Benefits of Buying a “To-Be-Built” Home
It was early 2018 and the entire Verity Homes crew was stuffed into a small hotel conference room listening to a presentation from a business consultant we had brought in to help us focus our energy on creating a roadmap for the future success of the company, our stakeholders, our trade partners and our customers.
We Build Peace of Mind… What Does That Mean?
Whatever inspired your move — a new job, moving closer to home or closer to family, or just a fresh start — moving day will be here before you know it. And regardless of whether you’re moving across town or across the country, it’s important to prep leading up to the big move to avoid
Prepping for Your Move: 17 Tips to Make Moving Day Stress-Free
Aside from escaping the bitter cold that is our North Dakota winter, checking out your local home — both in Bismarck and Fargo — has several advantages for both the homeowner and those of you considering building a new home. For the current homeowner, you’ll find inspiration galore at the home show. If you’re in
Five Reasons to Attend This Year’s Home Show
It can be easy to greet the cold fall weather with a touch of bitterness. Some choose to lock themselves in and hibernate, only waiting for the warmth to return in the spring. But up here in the Midwest, as much as we may like to complain about the harsh winter weather, most of us
How to Crank Up the Coziness in Time for Winter
Up here in North Dakota, a lot of things tend to slow down (or come to a screeching halt) as winter approaches. That includes the idea of shopping for a new home and the inevitable moving required after closing. But fall is actually a great time to be house hunting... most notably because that’s when the deals are ripe for buyers willing to make a cold-weather move.
Why Buying a Home in the Fall Makes Good Sense