New Construction in Pensacola Offers a Variety of Incentives

Adams Homes was featured in the November issue of Pensacola Magazine. See the full issue and more on their website by clicking Here, or read the full article below. Whether you’re looking to downsize, relocate, or purchase your first home, you’ve likely seen that the housing marketing isn’t easy, it’s competitive; tough. Spending months searching for […]

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So, You’re Thinking About Buying A New Home

Written By: Mike Laquerre Maybe you’ve been looking at the existing home market and haven’t found what you want, or you’re nervous about buying a house with “pre-existing conditions”. The idea of building a new home has started to feel like the right one for you. It’s possible this is your first home or you’re […]

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Renting vs. Home-ownership

Written By: Mike Laquerre Renting vs. Home-ownership Decision time! Do you continue renting or do you purchase a new home? It’s no big secret that renting has its disadvantages. I mean, who wants to live with someone else toenail clippings, right? So why do people still consider leasing an option? There are all sorts of […]

Categories: Buying a Home

3 ways to lose a home 10 days before closing

Written By: Elizabeth Porter Imagine this: the perfect home site has been selected, a brand new beautiful home is being built for a family and and just before closing we find out they are no longer approved for their mortgage, therefore cannot close.  As a homebuilder, this is one of the toughest situations we deal […]

Categories: Buying a Home

Home Buying Lingo For First-Time Home Buyers

So you have decided to purchase your first home, congrats!  Buying a home is a major accomplishment that shouldn’t be taken lightly.  Beforehand, we suggest that you familiarize yourself with these key home buying terms. Fixed-rate mortgage: If you have a fixed-rate mortgage, this means that your mortgage has a fixed interest rate for the […]

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Moving on a Tight Budget

If you are planning to move in the near future and are on a limited budget, here are tips to help cut costs.

Finding extra savings: There are always different ways to find a little extra savings if you take the time to and are willing to make the effort. If you’re moving on a tight budget than you’ve probably realized moving supplies aren’t cheap when you account for the amount you are really going to need for […]

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3 Things to Remember Before Moving to Another City

Written by: Jaymie Chang Moving can be an overwhelming experience, but being organized and knowing what — and how — to pack ahead of time will help alleviate stress and prepare you for the transition to a new home, especially when moving to another city. Before the daunting moving process begins, we offer a few […]

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What to expect at your new home pre-closing walk-through

Tips for a successful new home walk-through

By: Elizabeth Porter       Whether you had Adams Homes build you a new home pre-construction or you purchased one of our completed homes, before you close and move-in you will have a walk-through. In reading this article, I hope to give you an idea of what to expect at your pre-closing walk-through, how long […]

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Top 10 Tips for a Smooth Closing on your New Home

10 tips to ensure a smooth closing: (on your new home):

Be honest and upfront with the sales associate when writing your sales contract– If you have a lease, disclose when you have to be out of the lease.  If you have some work to be done on your credit (maybe short-sale or bankruptcy) or if you are in the military (base housing, deployment) etc.  This […]

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Why Some Homebuilders Charge like Cruise Ships

The Homebuilding Industry

As a student of business and as a consumer, I have always enjoyed analyzing and learning about other industries. Recently, as I took a hard look at our industry, homebuilding, I realized that many homebuilders in our industry have adopted a business model that is well known in other industries such as the cruise ship industry […]

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