Buyer’s Journey

Road to Homeownership


Want/Need/Must Have

Purchasing a home can be a smart financial decision. Match up your wish-list, your must-haves and your budget, align that to the community you desire and take those first…


Find Your Perfect Match

Take a virtual tour, check out our photos and floorplans, come and take a tour of our community and check out the area, you’re sure to find something you love!


Declare Your Intentions!

You’ve found THE ONE! It’s time to sign the Purchase and Sale Agreement, and pay your Earnest Money fee as a deposit.


Condo Financing 101

Our lending partners are experts in navigating the nuances of Condominium financing. You’ll find helpful tips here. Shades of South Mountain community qualifies for FHA, VA and Conventional loans.


Make it Personal

Your new home should reflect your tastes and with our great selection of standard and upgrade options you’ll have lots from which to choose. These selections may impact your…


“The Build”

Your sales associate will outline the construction process. Expectations for your new home’s construction schedule can be affected by a variety of factors, including weather, city…


Do’s and Don’ts

In the timeframe between signing a purchase agreement and waiting for close of escrow your financial stability is relevant to the success of closing on your loan. Here are a few…


Progress Review

That moment you’ve been waiting for arrives, marked by a letter from your Closing Coordinator. This Move-In Information Letter should arrive approximately 30 days prior to…



They say when one door closes another door opens and this is very true when you close on your new home! Our Closing Coordinator will provide you with an explanation of…


Make Your Move!

If you’re taking out a mortgage then your lender will need to record the Warranty Deed with the County Recorder’s office shortly after the closing documents are signed. Keys…

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