The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment
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If you are in the market to buy a home this year, you may be confused about how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. … Read More

Slaying the Largest Homebuying Myths Today [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Some Highlights: The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%! Mortgage interest rates have been on the decline since November! Hop in now to lock in a low … Read More

The Enormous Divide Between the Headline and the Truth
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“I have observed that not the man who hopes when others despair, but the man who despairs when others hope, is admired by a large class of persons as a … Read More

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

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