As home prices rebound, rents increase and entry level inventory remains tight, more buyers—60 percent—say they are concerned about affordability, according to the National Association of Realtors 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey. But, 84 percent of Americans said that they still believe homeownership is a good investment. Do you agree? keep reading
Category: first-time homebuyers
If you’re one of the first in your crowd to buy a home, you may feel alone in your journey. Has the prospect of research, financial documents and a competitive market got you down? We know it’s not easy to comb through all the details.
The good news is that the rate of first-time homebuyers is increasing – they were responsible for 85 percent of the housing market’s sales growth over the past two years, according to a new study.
Get inspired for your own journey with these great first-time homebuyer success stories. Yes, it’s possible! keep reading
by Beth Kotz
If you’re used to living in a cramped apartment and paying rent to a landlord who never fixes anything, then you’ve probably dreamed about ending the tenant life and finding yourself a home to call your own. It doesn’t need to stop as a dream, nor does homeownership require extraordinary wealth. With some prioritizing, planning, research and smart money management, you can afford a down payment on a home. keep reading