You’re looking for a new home, but deciding between building a new home or buying a used one has you stumped. Does the process of building intimidate you? Does a new home cost more? What kind of financing do you need? We want to set the record straight by debunking some myths about building a new home, especially when that new home is with Atlantic Builders! Find out on our blog.
Whether you’re buying or selling a home, neighbors matter. In fact, they can make or break a sale.
Ten years ago, the Federal Reserve responded to the economic downturn by pushing interest rates to record low levels. Those very low interest rates helped the housing market get back on its feet by making it cheaper to own a home. Now that the economy is running on all cylinders, the Fed has announced its first rate hike of 2017, while hinting at additional increases throughout the remainder of the year.
Twice a year, many of us go through the process of turning our clocks forward or back. Coincidentally, there are a variety of home safety and maintenance chores throughout your Atlantic Builders home that need to be done at least twice a year, too! So doesn’t it make sense to do them at the same time? Check them out!
While new homes in general are bigger, you still need to figure out what size home fits YOUR family. Choosing a home that is either too small or too big only delays the inevitable dissatisfaction you’ll feel. Taking the time to “right size” your new home now can save you time and money in the long run. Here are some tips for choosing the right square footage for your family!
You’ve spent the summer months mowing, watering, weeding and feeding your lawn, and your hard work has really paid off. Don’t stop now! Fall in Virginia is your prime opportunity to give your lawn the boost it needs to weather the winter and come back strong in the spring.
Here in Virginia, ghosts, goblins and witches have officially started emerging from the Atlantic Builders' attics and storage. As eerie and spook-tacular as the Halloween holiday is meant to be, some decorations are better off staying packed away. Instead, check out these fun craft ideas that will make tastefully decorating your home for Halloween as easy as (pumpkin) pie!
Fall is all about enjoying the distinct flavors of the season. There’s nothing better than a homemade meal of fresh vegetables from your local farms. But why not bring some of those delicious veggies right to your door without ever leaving home!
Not all home improvements are meant to be enjoyed as a homeowner as much as they’ll benefit you as a seller. These upgrades may not be glamorous or elaborate, but they could make or break the sale of your home.
Saving energy doesn’t always mean getting new appliances, installing insulation, or replacing windows. Even if you live in a brand new, super efficient home, there are plenty of ways to lower your energy bills and protect the environment.