The Benefits of Homebuyer Education and Counseling

Homebuyer checklists can be overwhelming, especially for first-time buyers. Should you shop for a home on your own, or find an agent to help? Are your finances in order? How do you find the right lender, and how much do you need for the down payment?

If it feels like there’s a long list of obstacles standing between you and owning a home, homebuyer education or counseling may be a good first step. keep reading

The Path to Homeownership

June is National Homeownership Month, where we celebrate the important role homeownership plays in neighborhoods and communities across the country.

Owning a home has long been the American dream, and even in this competitive market, homebuyers shouldn’t be discouraged. Whether you’re hoping to buy now or planning ahead, these steps will help clear the path to homeownership. keep reading

Is down payment assistance for everyone?

Homeownership programs are available nationwide, and the average down payment assistance benefit is currently between $10,000 and $12,000. These programs can help homebuyers get into a house sooner than they may think and give them a valuable cash cushion for other expenses, like the home inspection and possible repairs.

But what does it take to qualify for down payment assistance? keep reading