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Guide to Building a New Construction Home in Alabama

Between low costs and a robust housing market, it seems new construction homes are more popular in Alabama than ever. The market is especially crowded with first-time home buyers, many of whom are choosing to buy new construction homes rather than pre-existing homes. One reason for the interest in new construction (besides the economic advantages)…

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5 Reasons to Buy a New Construction Home in Prattville, AL

Located just 20 minutes from downtown Montgomery, the city of Prattville offers a near-perfect blend of small-town serenity and city convenience, combining its New England-style downtown with southern charm and hospitality. With so many great perks to living in Prattville, it’s little wonder this small-but-growing community has become one of the most popular destinations for…

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New Park’s Wilson Elementary Ranks as Top Alabama School

As a testament to the overall quality of education in Montgomery, Alabama, a new school ranking website known as The School Review has rated eight schools within Montgomery Public Schools in the top ten percent of all schools nationwide. Among those schools honorably mentioned is the new Wilson Elementary School, located within walking distance of…

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How to Buy A New Construction Home

Making the choice to become an Alabama homeowner is just the first of a long string of potential life-altering decisions you will make over the next few months, hopefully culminating with moving into your dream home. One of the first choices to make is whether to buy an existing home or to buy a new…

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Advantages Of Working With A Custom Home Builder

If you’re planning to buy your dream home, you can either hunt with a real estate agent among a variety of pre-existing homes, choose an existing new construction or work with a trusted Alabama home builder, like Lowder New Homes, to design your home with the features you want. While any of these options might…

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9 Reasons to Call Montgomery, AL Your New Hometown

We have to admit from the start: We’re a bit partial toward Montgomery, Alabama. (After all, Lowder New Homes has been building homes in Alabama’s River Region for more than 60 years!) However, we also know a thing or two about this lovely city, and if you’re thinking of moving to this area, we can…

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8 Custom Upgrades That Maximize Your Home’s Resale Value

Here at Lowder New Homes, we notice that most people choose a new construction home for the primary purpose of living in it  —  whether it be for a few years, or for a lifetime. However, real estate is always considered a sound financial investment, with property values inching upward (and sometimes shooting upward!) over…

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Why First-Time Homebuyers Should Choose New Construction

If you’re getting ready to buy your first home, you might be wondering whether it’s better for you to buy an existing home or a newly constructed home. Conventional wisdom suggests that new, younger home buyers should be looking at “starter homes” or “fixer-uppers,” but recent trends show that larger numbers of millennials are choosing…

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5 Tips for Choosing New Construction Upgrades

When buying a new construction home from a builder, deciding on upgrades can be one of the most confusing parts of the process. How do you choose which upgrades are “wants” versus “needs?” How do you decide which options are worth it and which are not? At Lowder New Homes, we do our best to…

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Why New Construction Is a Better Long-Term Investment

When you decide to buy a home, there’s more to consider than just where you’re going to live. Real estate of any kind is an investment that grows over time, but as we all know, some investments pay better dividends than others. At Lowder New Homes, with more than six decades of experience in our…

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