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Buying a new home is a major investment in your future. At Regent Homes of North Carolina, many of our new homes in the Charlotte and Triad areas cost less than what you are paying in rent each month. Click these links to learn more about the benefits of homeownership and how you can maximize your experience with your new house. To find out about our home listings, call us today at (866) 689-6655.
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If you’re used to renting but dreaming of owning a home of your own, buying is easier than you think. With a little preparation and research, you can stop paying someone else’s mortgage with your rent check and gain the security that only comes from homeownership.
This video covers the basics of buying a house. The first step is to figure out how much you can spend. The total cost for your home each month, including mortgage, insurance, and related costs, should be about one-third of your gross income. In many cases, this will be less than what you’re paying in rent. Once you’ve established your price range, set aside money for a down payment and start shopping for your home.
Charlotte’s Regent Homes makes buying a house simple and affordable. Learn about our new homes for sale in the greater Charlotte and Triad areas, offering the best in value, by calling (866) 689-6655.
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Purchasing a new home in one of Regent Homes’ beautiful neighborhoods is a major step forward. Finally, you will be free from renting and have a place of your own, with all the financial security that comes from being a homeowner. Now all you have to do is make sure moving day goes off without a hitch! Follow these steps to ensure that your move goes as smoothly as your new home purchase:
Make a Checklist
Moving into a new home isn’t done in a single day. Creating a master list of tasks to complete before, during, and after your big move will help you streamline the process and highlight a few things that you might have otherwise overlooked. Start your list as early as possible, even months before your move. Set deadlines for tasks that can be completed before you get the keys to your new house, like submitting change of address forms and setting up utilities.
You can buy all of the boxes you need from a moving company, but why would you? If you start early enough, you can collect plenty of boxes to get the job done for free by visiting stores in your area and asking for inventory leftovers. Just be sure to avoid boxes that contained frozen items, because they are likely to be weakened from water. Stores may also be willing to turn over bubble wrap from their shipments, cutting your moving costs even more.
Design Your New Rooms
Chances are you’re spending a lot of time decorating your new home in your head, so keep those visions in mind when packing your current home. If you plan on moving the lamp from your current bedroom to the living room in your new home, pack it in the living room box so it lands in the right spot.
Home ownership is within your reach with Regent Homes. We have new homes for sale across the Charlotte and Triad areas in affordable price points. Call our home builder’s office at (866) 689-6655 to learn more today.
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Have you chosen a new home from Regent Homes? If so, you probably already have a few ideas for its interior design. Decorating a new home is one of the most exciting parts of first-time homeownership. Unlike when you were renting, there are no restrictions on how you choose to put your signature on your new home. If your head is spinning with options, here are some ideas to narrow down your design plan for your new home:
Color goes a long way to setting the mood in your new home. If you want a classic and calming look, go for neutral colors. If you want to make more of a statement, choose complementary colors. Solid, bold colors can be used on accent walls or throughout a whole room for maximum impact. Remember that colors have “temperatures.” Red, yellow, and orange are warm colors that spark energy and creativity, while blue and green are cool tones that project relaxation and calmness.
Start with Versatile Furniture
You have plenty of chances to add flair to your new home, but if you’re furniture shopping, make sure your big-ticket items are classic and versatile. When you invest in a dining room set or a sofa, make sure the designs are understated enough to go with you through several decor changes. When you want something with more personality, make it a lower-cost item. Use your accessories, which can be easily swapped when you want a new look, to liven up your classics.
No matter the design style you have in mind for your new home, lighting should definitely be part of the decorating process. Put a few different sources of lighting in each room to change the mood, highlight focal points or art pieces, and create practical workspaces. For instance, a standing lamp behind a comfy chair suddenly creates a designated reading space.
Free yourself from the restrictions of renting and let your inner interior designer run wild in a new home from Regent Homes. Call us at (866) 689-6655 to learn more about our real estate listings in the greater Charlotte and Triad areas of North Carolina.