It might seem an odd time in the middle of a global health pandemic to release a list of the best places to live, but for the past seven years, Livability.com has released a data-driven list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America and 2020 was certainly not going to be the 2020 ‘Best Places to Live’ Report: Where Do Fargo & Bismarck Rank?
A brighter light has been shed on home life since the first wave of shelter-in-place orders surfaced in Spring 2020. This sudden transition and dependence on homebound lifestyles have caused many potential home buyers to take action and advantage of low mortgage rates to move to permanent homes that support full-time living. The coronavirus pandemic Amid the Covid Pandemic, Why Are People Still Buying New Homes?
We get this question all the time. Everyone knows that when you’re buying a home and financing it through your bank or mortgage lender, you need to put some money down to secure your loan. But how does it work when you build a home? Do you give the builder the down payment? Do you How Do Down Payments (or Earnest Money) Work with Builders?
The following post was originally published by Clayton & Clayton Realty. Baby proofing is a matter of making a home safe for your baby now and into the future as they grow. Babies begin their life at home relatively safe because their limited mobility. In early infancy, babies can barely see and have no ability How to Baby-Proof Your Home: A Complete Floor-to-Ceiling Guide
An update from Verity Homes’ CEO and Founder, Arthur Goldammer… Friends, in my more than 20 years in the home building industry, I’ve seen my fair share of strange springs. Massive floods, early thaws and more than a few April blizzards. Mother Nature always has a way of making her presence known lest we forget Where Do You Want to Celebrate Christmas?
Yes! Yes is the short answer. Even as the COVID-19 situation continues to have a huge impact on society, there are many great real estate investments to be found. So, as illogical as it may feel, now is actually a good time to buy home… and an even better time to build new. Our natural Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Home? (asking for a friend)
Here’s the truth: we’re as nervous and unsure about what lays ahead as anyone, but we’re sticking together, supporting one another and doing our part to stay positive and be a resource to anyone who may need. As part of that effort, we’ve realigned many of our priorities and as a company are focused on Covid-19 Resources, Tips & Info (Updated Regularly)
Ready for the understatement of the year? We’re in strange times, folks. Thankfully, we’re also in modern times with technology available to us that is going to make it easier for us to stay open, stay available and, more important, stay safe — both for our employees and our customers, trades, partners, etc. Our guiding Watch Now: Our “No Contact” Building Process
It’s no secret, but it’s not exactly shouted from the rooftops, either. And the fact that neither Arthur nor Sally Goldammer feel much of a need to make it known that Verity Homes is a family run business speaks volumes. It’s partly their Midwest upbringing that values humility over ego, but it’s also the fact Building a Family Business: The Brother-Sister Duo Behind Verity Homes’ Success
The following article was originally posted by Bell Bank, and we thought it was worth re-posting considering spring 2020 is quickly approaching and time is running short to prepare for the highly likely spring flooding soon to come. It’s true that not all homeowners are required to have flood insurance. But a harder truth is 5 Things You Need to Know About Flood Insurance