Posts Tagged ‘buy a home’

Do 46 Million Millennials Know They Are Mortgage Ready?

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as part of attaining the American Dream. Millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones than the generations before them, such as getting married, having kids, and buying a home. However, that does not mean that they […]

Should I Buy a Home Right Now?

Monday, April 29th, 2019

Thinking of buying a home? Doing it now instead of waiting could save you thousands of dollars! Let’s get together to discuss your options.

10 Steps to Buying a Home

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Save Your Down Payment Know Your Credit Score Find a Real Estate Agent Get Pre-approved Go Home Shopping! Make an Offer Get a Home Inspection Het a Home Appraisal Close the Sale MOVE IN!

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. Recently, it was reported that 24% of renters believe they need a 780-800 credit score to be considered for a mortgage. The reality is they are misinformed! Only 25% of the Americans have a FICO® Score between 740 and 800. Here is […]

Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

  According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $3,436 last year. Tax refunds are often thought of as ‘extra money’ that can be used toward larger goals. For anyone looking to buy […]

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying in 2019

Monday, March 18th, 2019

The latest reports indicate that homeownership is still cheaper than renting in the United States. Let’s get together to find you your dream home – it may be cheaper than you think!

Buying a Home Young is the Key to Building Wealth

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Homeowners who purchase their homes before the age of 35 are better prepared for retirement at age 60, according to a new Urban Institute study. The organization surveyed adults who turned 60 or 61 between 2003 and 2015 for their data set. “Today’s older adults became homeowners at a younger age than today’s young adults. […]

Last Chance! Homes are a Bargain Compared to Historic Norms

Friday, January 18th, 2019

A loaf of bread used to be a nickel. A movie ticket was a dime.  Not anymore. Houses were also much less expensive than they are now. Inflation raised the price of all three of those items, along with the price of almost every other item we purchase. The reason we can still afford to […]

Still Think You Need 15-20% Down to Buy a Home? Think Again!

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

According to a new study from Urban Institute, there are over 19 million millennials in 31 cities who are not only ready and willing to become homeowners, but are able to as well! Now that the largest generation since baby boomers has aged into prime homebuying age, there will no doubt be an uptick in […]

Having Trouble Saving Enough for Your Down Payment? Crowdfund It!

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

You read that right! First-time buyers across the country are getting creative when it comes to saving the necessary down payment to buy a home. Many couples are asking their wedding guests to contribute to their “Down Payment Fund” rather than fulfilling a traditional registry. This is fueled by the fact that many couples live […]



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