When you’re saving to buy a home, you want it to go as quickly as possible. Right? But, based on your current salary, how long will it really take you to save for that down payment? Realtor.com analyzed how long it would take 12 different professions to save for a 20 percent down payment on a $275,000 home. keep reading
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
If you’re considering buying a home, you’re probably in deep in research mode right now. In fact, most homebuyers do significant online research before engaging a lender or agent. And, if you’re here, you are likely researching about the down payment for your home purchase.
Home prices, along with down payments, are increasing, but down payment assistance programs can help make buying a home more affordable. We’re breaking down some of the most common myths about home financing and down payment programs. keep reading