Be a Better Buyer: Ramp Up Your Homeownership Knowledge With These Resources

We’ve all heard it before — financial literacy and education is key to helping us become more prepared homebuyers. But, the internet is a big place. So, where do you begin? What experts should you follow?

We pulled together a short list of resources recently highlighted at an Urban Institute seminar about Barriers to Accessing Homeownership. Whether you want a person to be your guide or favor online tools, you’ll find something that fits your needs in this line up. keep reading

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

7 Things All Homebuyers Should Know About Homeownership

Do you feel overwhelmed with the process of home buying? You’re not alone. Homebuyer surveys find that more people today want to buy a home, but challenges such as saving for a down payment and student loans are keeping them sidelined.

We know the vast majority of buyers (92 percent) use online search at some point in their home buying process. Maybe that’s how you found us at Down Payment Resource!

But, before you start picking out your dream house online, take a minute to make sure you grasp these 7 key facts about homeownership. keep reading