Posts Tagged ‘buy a house’

First-Time Home Buyers Continue to Put Down Less Than 6%!

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

According to the Realtors Confidence Index from the National Association of Realtors, 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with down payments below 6% in 2017. Many potential home buyers believe that a 20% down payment is necessary to buy a home and have disqualified themselves without even trying, but in March, 71% of first-time […]

When Is a Good Time to Rent? Not Now!

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks whether or not it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands that now is NOT a good time to rent. The Census Bureau recently released their 2018 first quarter median rent numbers. According to their […]

Home-Buying Power at Near-Historic Levels

Monday, July 16th, 2018

We keep hearing that home affordability is approaching crisis levels. While this may be true in a few metros across the country, housing affordability is not a challenge in the clear majority of the country. In their most recent Real House Price Index, First American reported that consumer “home-buying power” is at “near-historic levels.” Their […]

Thinking About Buying? Know Your Credit Score

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Knowing your credit score or getting a recent copy of your credit report is one of the first steps that you can take toward knowing how ready you are to start the home buying process. Make sure all the information listed on your report is accurate and work to correct any mistakes. The higher your […]

3 Questions to Ask If You Want to Buy Your Dream Home

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

If you are debating purchasing your dream home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interest at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Ask yourself the following 3 questions to […]

Slaying the Myths about home buying

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Facts: You don’t need a perfect FICO score. To qualify for FHA Loan (typically with 3% down) a FICO score of 686 may get you qualified! Mortgage Interest Rates are still at record lows.  The typical 30 year conventional loan rate is around 3.42% The average downpayment for first time home buyers is 6%, while […]

What it will cost if you wait until next year to buy a home

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Are you one of the many Millennials (born between 1981 – 1997) who sees your friends and family diving head first into the real estate market and are wondering if now is the time for you to do the same? Should you wait until next year to buy a home? This is what it will […]

Feeling the Rent Pinch? You’re not alone!

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

People often ask whether or not now is a good time to buy a home. No one ever asks when a good time to rent is. However, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent. The Census Bureau recently released their first quarter median rent numbers. Here is […]

Build your wealth; buy a house

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

How Housing Matters is a joint project of the Urban Land Institute and the MacArthur Foundation. It is “an online resource for the most rigorous research and practical information on how a quality, stable, affordable home in a vibrant community contributes to individual and community success”. A recent story they published, The First Rung on […]

Home for Sale 3290 Molly Ln. Broomfield CO – SOLD

Friday, May 13th, 2016

SOLD! Incredible, well-maintained home for sale in Broadlands with 4 bedrooms on upper level and an additional bedroom in the basement with it’s own bathroom. TONS of extra space throughout home! Large backyard with space for gardens and/or pets with covered porch to enjoy those Colorado sunsets. Stop on by and check out this delightful […]



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