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Ten Easy Steps for Buying a New Custom Home with Hallmark Homes Group

Categories: Bucks County Homes, Highfield Estates, Home Buying Tips, Horsham Glen | Posted: September 21, 2017

The popularity of new custom homes is on the rise and for a good reason. Future homeowners like you are excited by the idea of choosing precise floor plans and design options that serve your unique needs.

At first glance, purchasing a new house can be overwhelming. Yet, if you are looking at new home communities in Bucks County, Lehigh County or Montgomery County — Hallmark Homes Group has outlined a step-by-step plan that helps take away the guesswork out of home buying.

Browse Hallmark Properties Online

Visit the Hallmark Homes Group website and view some of the new designs being built in a variety of locations. The Reserve at Highgate in Lehigh County features affordable luxury and 11 floor plan selections.

Highfield Estates in Bucks County and Horsham Glen in Montgomery County both offer stunning virtual tours online of “The Monroe” and “The Harding” that are sure to get your imagination humming. Plan a visit to the stunning model home at Highfield Estates to learn more about both communities.

Take a few moments to browse the five distinct home designs available at Country Ridge in Bucks County as well. Be sure to make notes on which aspects of the different communities, neighborhoods and home designs you love the most.

Make a Personal Visit

Next, take a scenic drive to one or more of the four-featured properties. Drive around the area and get a feel for the neighborhood and surrounding amenities. Stop in and tour the decorated model at Highfield Estates. See the quality and built-in value that you will experience in every Hallmark home, no matter what the size or location. (Check back for updates on other models opening soon.)

Choose Your Floor Plan

Hallmark Homes Group is known for its versatility in design. Because they know that buyers have very individualized tastes and specific needs, Hallmark provides far more choices in home layouts than many other area builders. Plus, to ensure a perfect fit, you won’t be limited by what you can’t do because they will always consider every request.

Reserve Your Ideal Homesite

Once you have found the perfect neighborhood and chosen a home design, it’s time to select the location of your home within the community. With a $1000 refundable deposit, you can reserve the lot of your choice and the home building process can be set into action.

Drafting Your Home Plan

Begin the building process by drafting a plan of your new home with the help of your Hallmark Homes Group representative. This is an exciting step where you can consider the features that will define your lifestyle in your new home. In this step, you will see your dream home outlined on paper—complete with any of your special requests.

Agree to the Sale

Once you have drafted and approved the detailed features of your new home, it is time to sign an Agreement of Sale. During this step, you will finalize all structural selections and do a thorough review with your representative. You then provide a down payment and the excitement of building begins.

Apply for Your Mortgage

Now is the time to secure financing for your new home through a reputable mortgage company. The Mortgage Financing Process section of Hallmark’s website provides detailed information to help guide you through this step.

Finalize Your Home Features

Now that construction is nearly underway, an appointment with a Hallmark Homes Group design specialist is in order. Here, your creativity and imagination can be applied to the many design finishes, options and upgrades that will express your individual style in your new home.

Let the Building Begin

Upon completion of all paperwork detailing your selections and upgrades, building begins. You will receive weekly updates from your Hallmark Representative and Community Builder, keeping you apprised of all major developments. As well, the professionals at Hallmark Homes Group are ready to answer all of your questions throughout the process.

Walk Through the Front Door

The closing process takes place once construction is complete and all inspections have been approved. At this step, final documents are signed and you are handed the keys to your new custom home … Welcome to the home of your dreams!

Connie Sweeney

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