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

No Better Time…

By Mike Laquerre You’ve seen the articles, “Now is the best time to buy a new home.” Or, “There’s never been a better time to purchase a new home.” Well, I’m here to tell you once and for all, those statements are true. It really has never been, from an historical standpoint, a better time. […]

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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Winter Selling Season: Why homebuying has never been better

By: Elizabeth Porter Why now is the best time to buy a new home If you have been contemplating buying a new home, your timing couldn’t be better.  As the fourth quarter arrives, our construction teams are full-steam ahead completing all the homes possible before the end of the year and our sales team is […]

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5 Tips To Save For Your Home Down Payment

Yay!  You’ve decided to buy a new home.  Congratulations!  You are one step closer to achieving the American dream.  With a little planning, you can save up some major cash before closing.  The larger, more substantial your down payment is, the lower your monthly payment for the years to come.  Start your savings plan as […]

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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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Mortgage Quick Tip: Escrow Explanation

Understanding Escrows

By: Elizabeth Porter    Principal and interest, taxes and insurance, closing costs and pre-paids.  These are common terms used when discussing mortgages.  Once you understand all the parts and pieces that make up your monthly payment, wrapping your mind around it becomes fairly easy. The goal of this article is to help you better understand […]

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