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The Top 7 Myths About New Construction Homes

If you are interested in purchasing residential real estate in the Cheyenne area, you will need to determine whether to go with new construction or a resale home. When building a new house, there is no need to tour dozens of properties on the market and more opportunity to make your home your own with […]

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What Is a Mortgage Rate Buydown?

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Higher mortgage rates impact affordability by increasing buyers’ monthly payments. Spiking rates are particularly frustrating for buyers ready to purchase their first home and those who want to move up to larger, custom-built homes. With a 30-year mortgage, a change of even one percentage point can cost thousands of dollars — or save thousands, depending […]

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How to Choose a Custom Home Builder

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If you’re in the market for a brand-new home, you should shop for your builder as carefully as you shop for your home. Whether you are buying a townhouse, a home in a subdivision or a custom-built home, you want to know that you are buying a high-quality product from a reputable local builder. Here […]

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6 Reasons to Buy in Cheyenne’s New Subdivisions

The COVID-19 pandemic and a lack of existing homes on the market have had a significant impact on the home buying preferences of many Americans. According to a 2021 study released by the National Association of Home Builders, 60% of buyers indicated they would prefer to buy a newly built home over an existing home […]

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The Benefits of Building a Multi-Family Home

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As the single-family housing market slows under the weight of rising mortgage rates, multi-family construction remains a bright spot for the commercial builder. According to the National Association of Home Builders, the number of apartments and condos under construction is now at the highest level since 1986. The primary driver behind this surge? High demand […]

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Is a Spec Home Right for You?

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When you purchase a new home from a home builder, you typically choose from two options: select every feature included in the plan by building custom or purchase a new spec home with all finishes pre-selected by the builder. While there are many advantages associated with building a custom home from scratch, many buyers cannot […]

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Building a New Home vs. Buying: Key Points to Consider

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Is it better to build a new home or buy one? It’s a common question that many people ask when they are ready to move to Wyoming, and for good reason. In the U.S. in 2021, the cost of buying a new home was up nearly 17% over the previous year, with the median home […]

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Fall Home Maintenance: 12 Things to Do Every Year

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As a longtime builder of custom homes in Cheyenne, our homebuyers often ask us questions related to proper maintenance of their new Gateway Construction home. Seasonal maintenance, completed in spring and fall, is a great way to ensure that important upkeep is done on a yearly basis. Now’s the time to take care of several […]

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6 Homebuying Strategies to Combat Higher Mortgage Rates

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Inflation is a hot news topic right now, and if you’re looking to buy a new home in Cheyenne or a nearby area — or if you’re already in the homebuying process — you are likely keeping a close eye on mortgage rates. To combat inflation, the Federal Reserve is rapidly raising interest rates. The […]

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2022 Parade Home Spotlight: The Fairview at Sweetgrass

Fairview new construction in Cheyenne Parade of Homes

At Gateway Homes, LLC, our participation in the annual Cheyenne Parade of Homes is one of the highlights of our company year. We delight in the opportunity to showcase the unique design of our floor plans and the top-quality finishes executed by our craftsmen, and take pride in pointing out to visitors the details that […]

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