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How to Prepare for Your Home Search in 2023

How to Prepare for Your Home Search in 2023

Consider getting a pre-approval! When you get pre-qualified with a lender, you’ll know what you can afford before you start your search. However, this isn’t required. If you see a community or home that you are interested in, you can always tour it first!

·       Hartford Homes works in partnership with Harmony Home Lending. When you use our preferred lender, you are eligible for our incentives! Want to get pre-qualified now? It’s a quick and easy process. Start HERE.

Make a list.Why are you searching for a new home in the first place? Do you need to relocate? Do you need more space? Are you dreaming of a new kitchen? What are your must haves? What issues are you experiencing with your current home/neighborhood? What are your non-negotiables? Answering these questions will guide you when browsing floorplans!

Research Neighborhoods.Hartford has a wide variety of neighborhoods in different locations with different amenities. Whether you want to be near the city and close to restaurants and breweries, or tucked away out of the hustle and bustle, we have something for everyone. Explore your options to find the best fit for your lifestyle, needs and desires!

Browse Floorplans and home types.Explore all your options! Consider the low maintenance benefit of condo/townhome living. Don’t need as much space? Check out Hartford’s single level, ranch style homes. Hoping for some separation between living space, work space and bedrooms? We have many 2-story options available to meet a wide array of lifestyles.

Inventory home/quick move in home VS. Dirt start (You pick the floorplan and finishes)Determine your timeline. Are you hoping to move sooner rather than later? Browse our diverse list of quick move in and move in ready homes and move in faster. Do you have more time and want to personalize your home? Explore the available lots and floorplans in each of our communities!


Kendall, our Online Sales Counselor is also a great resource to help you answer any questions you may have about our process, our communities or our homes! You can call or text her at anytime at