How to Buy a Home With Down Payment Help

Down payment help sounds great, but how does it actually work? What process should you follow?

While down payment programs vary greatly by state and community, there are some universal steps that will help you stay on track if a homeownership program is part of your home financing plan. Let’s look at how it worked for one Florida buyer recently highlighted in Business Insider. keep reading

How Long Does It Really Take to Save For a Down Payment?

Are you willing to wait seven years to save for a down payment? According to Zillow, that’s what it will take for buyers today, making it the longest to save for a down payment since the height of the housing crisis in 2008.

We know buyers are up against rising interest rates and home values outpacing income growth. But, is seven years really the new normal? keep reading

Buying a new home? Find out if it qualifies for down payment help.

If you have your heart set on purchasing a new construction home you aren’t alone. With low inventory of existing homes for sale in many parts of the country, new construction demand is heating up.

As you consider financing a new construction home, take time to look into state and local down payment assistance programs that may help make the home more affordable. That’s right, your new home may be eligible for down payment help. keep reading