The Advantages of Buying a New Home from a Local Builder

There will be many opinions as to whether a new home or a resale home is better or whether to buy a home from a national new home builder or a local builder. Here is a list of some of the benefits of buying a new construction home from a local builder: New Homes • […]

One Way You Could Save for a Down Payment On Your Dream New Home

Buying your first new home in Washington conjures up all kinds of warm and fuzzy emotions: pride, joy, contentment. But before you get to the good stuff, you’ve got to cobble together a down payment, a daunting sum if you follow the textbook advice to squirrel away 20% of a home’s cost. Consider this option: […]

Rob Rice Homes Chosen Best of South Sound for Third Time

“Third time’s a charm” may be true for some, but luck has nothing to do with why South Sound voters pick Rob Rice as the area’s top new home builder year after year. For the third year in a row, Rob Rice Homes was recognized as the Best of South Sound Contractor for New Construction […]

How To Compete With All-Cash Buyers

To some of us, all-cash buyers are the scourge of the superhot housing market: They swoop in, supervillain-like, and snatch up the most beloved and valuable properties from under our noses. Or at least the ones you might have loved, had you not been stuck with that pesky mortgage contingency. Competing with cash buyers isn’t impossible, […]

Mortgage Rates Inch Up As Housing Thrives

This month, mortgage interest rates jumped over the 4.00% (APR 4.238%, based on a 30 year, fixed-rate mortgage) mark hitting their highest levels since November 2014. If you are thinking of buying your first home or are considering a move up to the house of your family’s dreams, now may be the best time to […]

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