6 Steps for Buyers Competing in a Tight Market

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you’re the newbie buyer on the block right now, it’s tough out there. How can you be more competitive when you’re up against tight inventory and higher prices? Plus, if you’re currently renting, you don’t have equity from a home sale to help fund your down payment.

These six ideas can help you (finally!) score a home of your own. keep reading

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

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