How to Get a Better Perspective on Affordability
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Headlines spotlight the fact that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in more than a decade. Those headlines are accurate. Understandably, buying … Read More

One More Time… You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy a Home
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The largest obstacle renters face when planning to buy a home is saving for a down payment. This challenge is amplified by rising rents, which has eaten into the amount … Read More

Buying a House This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!
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In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often … Read More

No Bubble Here! How New Mortgage Standards Are Helping
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Real estate is shifting to a more normal market; the days of national home appreciation topping 6% annually are over and inventories are increasing which is causing bidding wars to … Read More

Will Your Side Hustle Buy You a House This Year?
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The top concern for most first-time home buyers is their ability to save for a down payment. According to a new survey, 36% of millennials took on a second job … Read More

75% of Renters Have Been Misinformed
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Recently, multiple headlines have been written asserting that homeownership is less affordable today than at any other time in the last decade. Though the headlines are accurate, they lack context … Read More

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers
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Urban Institute recently released a report entitled, “Barriers to Accessing Homeownership: Down Payment, Credit, and Affordability,” which revealed that, “Consumers often think they need to put more money down to purchase a home than … Read More

Buying a Home Can Be Scary… Until You Know the Facts [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Some Highlights: Many potential homebuyers believe that they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home which stops many of them from … Read More

Housing Is Still Affordable in the United States!
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Lately, there have been many headlines circulating about whether or not there is an “affordability issue forming in the housing market.” If you are considering selling your current house and … Read More

Will Home Prices Continue to Increase?
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There are many unsubstantiated theories about what is happening with home prices. From those who are worried that prices are falling (data shows this is untrue), to those who are … Read More

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