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

How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment?
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Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we … 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

Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!
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According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average … Read More

3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Buying A Home Come True [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Some Highlights: Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every check is one of the best ways to save without thinking too much about it. … 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

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

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

Are You Spending TOO Much on Rent?
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Chances are if you are renting you are spending too much of your income on your monthly housing expense. There is a long-standing ‘rule’ that a household should not pay … Read More

Still Think You Need 15-20% Down to Buy a Home? Think Again!
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According to a new study from Urban Institute, there are over 19 million millennials in 31 cities who are not only ready and willing to become homeowners, but are able … Read More

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