The days of only looking at the classifieds or getting a homebuyer magazine to search for your new home are over. Technology has made shopping for a new home convenient and more efficient. So whether you’re looking for specific home builders in St. George, UT, a certain type of home or desired location, check out these tips for shopping for a new home online.
Know your budget – Before setting out on your online new home journey, know how much your can afford. Check out online mortgage calculators and don’t forget to factor in homeowners insurance and taxes.
Filter your search – Many home builders have options for you to narrow down your search on their site. Ence Homes, one of the reputable and elite home builders in St. George, UT, offers this. You can filter your new home from price range, square footage, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms and garages to the state and move-in ready homes.
Map it out – Use Google maps to figure out the distance between the office, kids schools and the perspective locations of your new home.
Use apps – If you have an iPad or smartphone, there are plenty of apps to assist you while shopping for a new home online and after you’ve purchased your home. Some are free to download while others cost. Mortgage Calculator Pro by Eamonn and Ian LLC, available on iTunes for $1.99, allows you to calculate mortgage payments for a loan, calculates the monthly costs of home ownership and even the total cost of buying a home. Another cool app to check out is, Photo Measures. It’s available on iTunes for $4.99 and allows you to save measurements on your photos that you can take photos on tours and plan your space with measurements you can refer to later.
Ence Homes website – View the Ence Homes website to check out the various communities, floor plans and Energy Star features of the home builders in St. George, UT. If you have any questions or need assistance, feel free to chat with an Ence Representative online on the website.