Is Renting Right for Me?
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If you’re currently renting and have dreams of owning your own home, it may be a good time to think about your next move. With rent costs rising annually and … Read More

5 Powerful Reasons to Own Instead of Rent
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Owning a home has great financial benefits. In a recent research paper, Homeownership and the American Dream, Laurie S. Goodman and Christopher Mayer of the Urban Land Institute explained: “Homeownership … Read More

Millennials Are Increasing the Demand for Condominiums
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When deciding to buy a home, people are presented with many different options. The type of home you buy depends on your needs, budget, and in many cases, the desired … Read More

New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers
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Home prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts to conclude that first-time homebuyers are being shut out of the market due … Read More

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying This Spring [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 (27.7%) … Read More

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less
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In a recent Insights Blog, CoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage payment has actually decreased. “CoreLogic’s national rent index was up 36% in … 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

Home Buyer Demand Will Be Strong for Years to Come
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There has been a lot written about millennials and their preference to live in city centers above their favorite pizza place. Some have even gone so far as to say … Read More

Homeownership is a Cornerstone of the American Dream
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“The rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated.” The famous quote attributed to Mark Twain can apply to homeownership in the United States today. During the housing bubble of the … Read More

What are the Benefits of Becoming a Homeowner?
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Every family has a list of important dates. We celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, pet adoptions…and the list goes on. For 64.4 percent of households in the United States, this list includes … Read More

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