Down Payment Programs 101: The 3 most common homebuyer programs

How do you go from dreaming of owning a home to holding your first set of keys? If you’re like most first-time buyers, the down payment is your biggest hurdle. But, it could pay off big time to know your down payment options.

There are more than 2,400 homebuyer programs available across the country–they can be as unique as the homebuyers and communities they serve. Let’s break down the basics of today’s homebuyer programs. keep reading

Becoming a First-time Buyer in America’s Least Affordable City

For millennials in America’s fastest growing cities, becoming a first-time homebuyer is more challenging because average wages can’t keep up with the rising cost of a median priced home. And, Denver takes the number one spot as the least affordable hot spot for millennial buyers, according to a new joint analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions and Down Payment Resource. keep reading

Two important steps to save on your home loan

Are you sitting on the sidelines wondering if you should take action on buying a home?

Information is power, but consumer surveys find that homebuyers aren’t evaluating all their options, potentially leaving money on the table. In fact, mortgage insurer Genworth found that 39 percent of mortgage professionals believe that first-time buyer demand is being restricted by lack of knowledge.

But, you can take two important steps to get educated and learn how to save on your home loan. Ready? keep reading