House-Buying Power at Near-Historic Levels
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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 … Read More

You DO NOT Need 20% Down to Buy Your Home NOW!
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The Aspiring Home Buyers Profile from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s … Read More

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (28.8%) … Read More

Why Home Prices Are Increasing
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There are many unsubstantiated theories as to why home values are continuing to increase. From those who are worried that lending standards are again becoming too lenient (data shows this is … Read More

Buying a Home Is Cheaper Than Renting in the Majority of the US
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The results of the 2018 Rental Affordability Report from ATTOM show that buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 54% of U.S. counties analyzed for the report. … Read More

Home Buying Myths Slayed [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Some Highlights: The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%! Despite mortgage interest rates being over 4%, rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised … Read More

Getting Pre-Approved Should Always Be Your First Step
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In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers … Read More

Boomerang Buyers: Most Qualify for Financing in 2-3 Years
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According to a new study from Lending Tree, Americans who have filed for bankruptcy may be able to rebuild enough credit to qualify for a home loan in as little … Read More

NOT Owning Your Home Can Cost You a Lot of Money!
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Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part … Read More

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying Today [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (28.9%) … Read More

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