Is Working from Home Changing Homebuyer Needs?

Working remotely has changed how Americans spend their time at home. The home office has taken on new meaning, and homeowners are no longer looking for a house with a room like the kitchen or den that can double as a home office. Spending extra time at home and the [...]

2021-10-14T17:18:05+00:00October 11th, 2021|Home Buying|

Young Adults More Likely to Save for a Down Payment Post Pandemic

A recent Zillow survey of Millenials and Gen Zs found some interesting findings of their housing market sentiment. As economists reported, many spent their lockdown saving money and paying off loans. From April-June last year, Americans saved an incredible 25% of their disposable income, compared to 7.3% in 2019. Moreover, [...]

2021-08-17T17:13:00+00:00August 9th, 2021|Home Buying|

Top 5 Things You Must Know Before Buying a Fixer-Upper

Buying a fixer-upper often comes with many challenges, but the finished product can be rewarding! For homebuyers, buying a fixer-upper can be a great opportunity to getting their dream home. However, there are many factors homebuyers should consider when purchasing a fixer-upper. Related: Renovations that Add the Most Value to [...]

2021-06-14T19:01:21+00:00June 9th, 2021|Home Buying|

6 Basic Requirements to Finance a Home Purchase

Buying a home is one of life's most exciting experiences. However, financing a home purchase is solely fact-based, with lenders basing their decision on documentation. So, here are six basic requirements to finance your home purchase. Credit Score Many people who want to buy a home believe they need a [...]

2021-06-09T19:49:13+00:00May 11th, 2021|Home Buying|

$15,000 First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit Could Cover Entire Down Payment

Zillow’s recent analysis revealed the potential impact of President Joe Biden’s proposed tax credit for first-time buyers. According to Forbes, a $15,000 tax credit, which would be refundable and advanceable, could provide the ability for millions of renters to enter first-time homeownership. With housing affordability a concern for Congress, the [...]

2021-06-04T19:24:34+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Home Buying|

Why Buying a Home Is Harder for Millennials

According to the Urban Institute’s “Millennial Homeownership” report, Millennial homeownership is 8% lower than Gen X and Baby Boomers. With Millennials currently constituting America’s largest demographic, these lower generational ownership rates mean around 3.4 million fewer people are buying a home in the U.S. The postwar economic boom was a [...]

2021-03-24T00:14:08+00:00March 24th, 2021|Home Buying|

6 Steps to Follow When Buying a Home

Buying a home can be stressful for both first-time and experienced homebuyers. Researching the market, filling out mortgage applications, and finding the right home all take time and effort. Here are six steps to follow when buying a home. Steps to Follow When Buying a Home #1 Find the Right [...]

2021-04-06T17:34:32+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Home Buying|

Veterans are Optimistic about Homebuying in 2021

  Although housing prices are rising while the effects of COVID-19 are being felt in the market, Veterans are optimistic about homebuying in the 2021 housing market. According to the Veterans United Home Loans National Survey, approximately 1 in every 3 Veterans plans to buy a home this year. The [...]

2021-04-06T17:46:53+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Home Buying|

What to Ask a Home Inspector Before, During, and After an Inspection

Buying a home is one of the most significant decisions and investments a person can make. When an offer for a house is accepted, but before the sale is closed, a homebuyer should do their due diligence and get the home inspected. A home’s problems may not be immediately apparent [...]

2021-01-26T20:23:16+00:00January 12th, 2021|Home Buying|
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