What Are HOAs and Why Do Communities Have Them?

A large percentage of planned unit developments and newer suburban communities have HOAs, or Homeowners’ Associations. If you’re planning on buying a new home in the Northwest, either from Hayden Homes or another homebuilder, your new community may have an HOA. Here’s a look into what an HOA does, why communities have them, how HOA … read more “What Are HOAs and Why Do Communities Have Them?”

Tips for Financing a Second Home

For many, the idea of buying a second home or a vacation home is a dream – who wouldn’t want to have a home in both of their favorite locations? But purchasing a second home can raise all sorts of questions especially when it comes to financing that purchase. If you’re thinking about buying a … read more “Tips for Financing a Second Home”

New Homes for Sale in Walla Walla, WA

For those who are looking for the charm of a small town, Walla Walla is the place. Located approximately four hours (by car) from Portland and Seattle, Walla Walla offers natural beauty, a sense of community, and brand new homes for families ready to expand and grow. Things to Do in Walla Walla Walla Walla … read more “New Homes for Sale in Walla Walla, WA”

Backyard Ideas for Your New Home

Part of the excitement of buying a brand new home is deciding how you want to decorate both inside and out. If you’ve recently purchased a new home and have big plans for your backyard but aren’t sure where to start, here are some great backyard ideas for your new home. Outdoor Dining If you … read more “Backyard Ideas for Your New Home”

New Homes for Sale in Caldwell Idaho

Located in Canyon County, Caldwell is one of the best places to relocate to in Idaho right now. With a population of just around 50,000, this small town maintains a quaint charm, while also providing access to Boise. And best of all, Hayden Homes is building brand new homes in Caldwell that are ready to … read more “New Homes for Sale in Caldwell Idaho”

6 Essential Tips for First Time Homebuyers

Buying your first home is one of the most exciting ventures of your life. Whether you’re buying an existing home or working with a builder to construct a new home, there are a lot of things you need to keep in mind to set yourself up for the smoothest, most enjoyable experience possible. 1. You’ll … read more “6 Essential Tips for First Time Homebuyers”

Honored with the #1 Best Place to work in Washington State

Who wouldn’t want to work for the best company, best of the best, cream of the crop? We are excited and humbled to announce that Hayden Homes, including Simplicity by Hayden Homes, have been selected as one of the 100 Best Companies to work for in Washington. This list is generated by the Seattle Business … read more “Honored with the #1 Best Place to work in Washington State”

Designing Your Dream Backyard

While summer is well underway, there is still plenty of time to create a magical backyard that you love to spend time in, and there is certainly enough time to start planning for next year. But unless you’re a gardener or a landscape mastermind, you may not know how to design a backyard that really … read more “Designing Your Dream Backyard”

Mortgage Insurance: What You Should Know in 2018

When home buyers are approved for a home loan, mortgage insurance may be required. Here’s a summary of what you need to know about mortgage insurance in 2018. What Is Mortgage Insurance? As explained by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, mortgage insurance (often called PMI or Private Mortgage Insurance) is a type of insurance that … read more “Mortgage Insurance: What You Should Know in 2018”

Beat the Heat with These Summer Gardening Tips

In order to get all your gardening done in your new home’s yard, you’ll need to be outside. And the we know first hand that summer days in the Pacific Northwest can be toasty! So here are 5 great tips to help you beat the heat while you provide your plants the care they need!