Four New Year Steps for Every Renter

 

Life is full of surprises. Don’t let the unexpected events of last year keep you from setting new year goals for 2021. 

It’s time to look forward and decide on your priorities for the coming year. If owning a home is on your list, these four simple steps can help jump start your journey to homeownership.
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Homebuying Success During a Pandemic

Buying a home is more challenging than ever in today’s Pandemic-driven housing market.  While mortgage rates are historically low, so is inventory.  Housing prices in the U.S. are up an average of 4% vs. last year at this time, and many markets are consistently experiencing overbids and multiple offers.  

This doesn’t mean first-time buyers should give up on buying a home, but it does take more planning, time, and effort.  Given below are some tips to help you more easily navigate the process. keep reading

The Importance of Down Payment Programs in a Pandemic

Economists agree that the real estate business has recovered faster than expected during the pandemic. A continued lack of inventory, low mortgage rates, and pent-up demand are all contributing factors to a robust market.

The good news for homebuyers is that down payment assistance is still available, with many program providers offering online and virtual support/education. With an average benefit of $13,000, these programs can help make the difference in achieving homeownership when competition is fierce. keep reading