3 Year-End Steps For Every Renter

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Along with year-end parties, comes New Year goal setting, right? It’s time to look forward and envision where you see yourself this time next year. Is owning a home on your list of goals?

Before you stumble upon that dream home while out looking at holiday lights, take these three simple year-end steps that will jump start your journey to homeownership. You’ll be well on your way to a new home before that New Year’s Eve countdown begins.  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

Watch: Programs That Can Help You With a Down Payment on a Home

If you’re like most first-time homebuyers, the down payment is your biggest hurdle to getting into a home of your own. It makes sense — buying a home is likely the biggest purchase you’ve ever made and you don’t have the proceeds from a previous home sale to use for your down payment.

Down payment programs can help

Don’t overlook down payment programs that can help you buy much sooner. We helped The List TV Show highlight some of the options that can help buyers with the down payment.

Learn what resources are out there to knock down the down payment. Get the scoop on: down payment assistance, community hero programs, employer assisted housing programs, plus the real definition of a first-time homebuyer.


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