Buying a Home

Quiz: Which color scheme is right for you?

November 15, 2019
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At Richmond American, color is always on our minds. From paint to carpeting to tile, we’re continually coordinating color options for our homebuyers. When you offer as many fixture and finish selections as we do, you have to keep your options organized by hue. After all, the average homebuyer doesn’t have our design experience and eye for color matching. The answer: Color Studios. When you visit a Home Gallery™, you’ll discover we’ve done the color homework for you. You don’t have to spend hours wondering…

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Financing & Insuring

How Does PMI Help Homebuyers?

November 12, 2019

If you’re familiar with private mortgage insurance (PMI), your gut reaction to that question is probably: it doesn’t. After all, the insurance is paid for by the homebuyer and it only protects the lender. Most articles about PMI focus on how to avoid paying it (have a 20% down payment ready!) or how to stop paying it (bring your loan-to-value ratio down to 80% and start the cancelation process). But, there are reasons so many people decide to go with a loan despite its PMI…

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Life at Home

Thank You, Veterans!

November 11, 2019

At Richmond American, we appreciate all you’ve done in the name of freedom. Because of you and your sacrifices, we can continue to call this country home. We salute you this Veterans Day! The MDC/Richmond American Homes Foundation lends financial assistance to many organizations that support veterans in the community. If you would like to contribute, here are just a few of the places honoring the legacy of veterans: Colorado Fallen Hero Foundation Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors Colorado State Patrol Family Foundation

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Buying a Home

Black Friday Dos & Don’ts

November 8, 2019

Thanksgiving is approaching and that means Black Friday will be nipping at its coattails, vying for your attention—and your dollars. It’s easy to get caught up in the flashy deals—and many of them are worth getting up at 2 a.m. for—but if you’re in the market for a new home, please read this article before you hit the holiday shopping circuit. Don’t: Drain Your Bank Account The Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals may be calling your name, but if you’re buying a new home,…

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Buying a Home

Which color scheme is right for you?

November 8, 2019

The hundreds of finishes available at our Home Gallery™ are divided into color schemes to make mixing and matching a breeze. We call them color studios and they take the guesswork out of selecting options and upgrades for your new home. Which color studio is speaking to your finer sensibilities? Read to find out more. Your color studio: Coastal Gray You’re a cool cat and this color scheme reflects that. Our best guess is that you tend to keep a level head under pressure. When…

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