Always Bring a Realtor with You to Purchase a New Construction Home

Have you ever been to a model home? It’s one of my favorite parts of the Real Estate business. I LOVE seeing new floorplans, the incredible upgrades and features, and most of all- the decorating!

Everything is new- and- fresh- and- shiny and with all of the visual stimulation, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment and want to sign a contract right then and there. But don’t let the awe of a stunning model home distract you from getting the best deal possible- which would be with your Realtor present.

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Granite vs. Quartz vs. Marble

Not too long ago, advertising granite countertops in a home for sale was a HUGE selling point: “Kitchen boasts GRANITE countertops!” YIPPEE!

Once the gorgeous stone picked up traction in the design world, nearly every new build home or renovated home had granite somewhere- kitchen, the master bath, or the guest bath (more often chosen first because visitors would see it before they’d see the master).

Nowadays, you’ll see more homes having other stone and solid surface material countertops such as Quartz and Marble installed.

But what’s the big difference? They’re all just rocks …right?

Here’s a brief breakdown in some differences between the three top stones.

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