Tips for Getting Preapproved for a Home Purchase

Before you can make an offer on a new home, and sometimes, before a realtor will even take you to see a new home, you must have a preapproval letter from a qualified lender. Getting preapproved means preparation and an understanding of what lenders are looking for. Here are some tips to help you along … read more “Tips for Getting Preapproved for a Home Purchase”

Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving is just a few days away, which means that if you haven’t already planned your Thanksgiving menu, it’s time to sit down and figure out how to entertain your guests. This year, instead of doing the traditional turkey and mashed potatoes – or perhaps in addition to these delicious Thanksgiving staples – why not … read more “Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Ideas”

8 Tips to Help Prepare Your New Home for Winter

Caring for your home – especially a brand new home that you hope to keep in tip-top shape for years to come – is important. In the Northwest, where winters can be harsh, knowing and performing some basic winter maintenance musts is critical to the health of your home. Fortunately, winter maintenance is pretty straightforward. … read more “8 Tips to Help Prepare Your New Home for Winter”

10 Questions First-time Homebuyers Frequently Ask

If you’re in the market to buy a new home, you probably have quite a few questions about the process. Here are 10 commonly asked questions we hear from first-time homebuyers. If you have more questions, please feel free to reach out to a helpful Hayden Homes team member as we are here to make … read more “10 Questions First-time Homebuyers Frequently Ask”

Pettigrew Place New Home Community in Bend, Sells Out

Hayden Homes has finished another community in Bend, Oregon with the completion of 108 homesites at Pettigrew Place! Pettigrew Place is a quiet neighborhood in the heart of town, surrounded by Pilot Butte State Park, shopping, restaurants and some of Bend’s top schools. Homes in the community were built for families of all sizes and … read more “Pettigrew Place New Home Community in Bend, Sells Out”

15-Year vs. 30-Year Mortgages – What’s the Difference?

Buying a new home provokes all kinds of questions, many of which pertain to financing. Questions like: Which mortgage lender should I seek financing from? How much will be expected to put towards a down payment? What interest rates will I be able to qualify for? How long should I pay off my mortgage? Truth … read more “15-Year vs. 30-Year Mortgages – What’s the Difference?”

Trick-or-Treat Fun in Your New Home

Are you looking for a fun way to make Halloween more eventful this year? If so, one idea is to host a pre-trick-or-treating game night for your young trick-or-treaters. Here are some tips on how you can make the most of your new home on Halloween night. Start with a Plan (and Stick to the … read more “Trick-or-Treat Fun in Your New Home”

New Construction Homes in Medford, OR

If there is one thing that can be said about Medford, Oregon, that is indisputable, it is that the city is gorgeous, featuring a small downtown that is surrounded by a plethora of trees and greenery. Of course, the city also has numerous parks and outdoor wonders like the Klamath national forest. These attractions are … read more “New Construction Homes in Medford, OR”

Warm & Cozy Fall Essentials for Your New Home

There’s a chill in the air and the leaves are already starting to change colors. As the weather cools, now’s the time to start thinking about warm and cozy fall essentials that will not only provide a little comfort during the cooler weather, but can also contribute to the perfect home ambiance. Here are some … read more “Warm & Cozy Fall Essentials for Your New Home”

10 Ideas to Help You Store Your Summer Toys

The first day of fall has officially passed, which means that summer is over and colder months lie ahead.  It also means that if you’re a homeowner in the Northwest, it’s time to start thinking about where you’re going to store away summer equipment and toys. Here are 10 creative ideas for storing toys in … read more “10 Ideas to Help You Store Your Summer Toys”