Landon Homes Blog

Expanded Tax Credit Gives You More Buying Power

If you’ve been thinking about buying a new home, stop thinking, and start acting.  Right now is a perfect time to buy – with interest rates near record lows and the federal government offering tax credits.  But don’t wait too long!  The $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers, and the $6,500 tax credit for… Read More »


If You Don’t Buy a House Now, You’re Stupid or Broke

By Marc Roth http://www.businessweek.com/lifestyle/content/dec2009/bw2009127_753974.htm Interest rates are at historic lows but cyclical trends suggest they will soon rise. Home buyers may never see such a chance again, writes Marc Roth. Well, you may not be stupid or broke. Maybe you already have a house and you don’t want to move. Or maybe you’re a Trappist… Read More »


If You Don't Buy a House Now, You're Stupid or Broke

By Marc Roth http://www.businessweek.com/lifestyle/content/dec2009/bw2009127_753974.htm Interest rates are at historic lows but cyclical trends suggest they will soon rise. Home buyers may never see such a chance again, writes Marc Roth. Well, you may not be stupid or broke. Maybe you already have a house and you don’t want to move. Or maybe you’re a Trappist… Read More »


$8,000 Homebuyers Tax Credit Extended

By Les Christie, CNNMoney.com staff writer http://money.cnn.com/2009/11/06/real_estate/tax_credit_extended/index.htm?postversion=2009110615 NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — President Obama signed an extension and expansion of the first-time homebuyers tax credit on Friday. The $8,000 credit was scheduled to lapse on Dec. 1 but will now be in effect through the end of June. Homebuyers must sign a contract before April 30… Read More »


Top 5 Things to Build Better Homes

Top 5 Things Landon Homes does to Build Better Homes in Dallas New homes today are built stronger and more energy efficient than ever. Homes can stand up against some of the worst weather and still be left standing with walls, windows and the roof intact. When comparing the homebuilders for your new home, consider… Read More »


Top 5 Energy Efficient Items

  Top 5 Things to Make Your New Home More Energy Efficient Home Today energy experts work side-by-side with homebuilders to create homes that are not only beautiful and eco-friendly, but that also create more energy efficient homes that help to minimize homeowner monthly utility costs.  Here are the top 5 innovative energy-saving practices that… Read More »


Creating Community in North Dallas

Family-friendly, Great Schools, More Things to Do at Grayhawk Estates Families and real-estate savvy homebuyers in all stages of life understand the benefits of living in communities that offer excellent homes at a great price. What’s even more important is living in a community that’s desirable for all potential future buyers when it’s time to… Read More »


DFW New Home Construction Up

The pace of new home building in Dallas-Fort Worth picked up the third quarter from the previous quarter, but is still down from last year’s level, according to the latest numbers released today by Dallas-based real estate research firm Residential Strategies.


A Bright Side to the Housing Bust

CNN Staff Writer, Les Christie, writes “Homebuying has not been this affordable in a generation.”  Falling home prices along with the $8,000 federal tax credit for home buyers is creating an incredible home buying opportunity for first time buyers.  Empty Nesters who are rethinking their current living conditions and downsizing or buying a second home… Read More »