I know of one that will be for sale next spring, sellers may be willing to sell before then though if you are very interested. It is a 2 bedroom with full finished walk out basement. Will be listed around 215k. You can email me at email@example.com if you are interested :)... more
It's not new construction -- it's basically a "used" house if you want to think of it that way. Most homes on the market are resale homes. Although the builders are starting to build again and you might be able to find new homes in your area.
As far as "what's needed" -- same thing as with any house. You need to first talk to a lender to get prequalified for a mortgage (unless you're paying cash). The lender will look at debt to income ratio, credit score, job history, savings, etc. Once you find a house and put a contract on it, it's still the same process as buying new. You'll want to get it inspected, you'll need an appraisal, etc.... more
You can search sold home right on Trulia. Just enter your city, state or zip code into the search box and hit search. Then on the search results page right below the map click on the 'recently sold homes' tab and you will see properties that have sold within the past 9 months. You can also filter those properties with the filters on the left side of the page.... more