Posts tagged ‘first time home buyer’

October 23, 2017

Potential home buyers overestimating credit & down payment needed to buy

Potential home buyers overestimating credit & down payment needed to buy

65% of  respondents to a recent Wells Fargo survey feel homeownership is the American Dream, an accomplishment to be proud of and something they aspire to. 72% of them feel now is a good time to buy. But the survey also showed that consumers have misconceptions about credit & downpayments as related to buying a home, […]

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October 12, 2017

Net worth difference between homeowners & renters is massive. Invest in yourself and buy a home.

Net worth difference between homeowners & renters is massive. Invest in yourself and buy a home.

You have to live somewhere and why not live somewhere that can build wealth? Look at the numbers in the image. Do you want to do something about that? Rent money that goes out the door does just that. You’ll never see it again. Mortgage payments are applied to your loan, which CAN be paid […]

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October 9, 2017

Five terms first time home buyers need to know

Five terms first time home buyers need to know

Buying a home can be an exciting time; sometimes a little scary and confusing, too.  It is definitely more involved than finding a home on the internet and making a call or a contact with a real estate agent. You’ve got to prepare yourself by learning some of the terminology involved with buying a home […]

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October 3, 2017

What buyers would do to get their dream home in a market with a shortage of homes for sale

What buyers would do to get their dream home in a market with a shortage of homes for sale

Real estate is cyclical… prices go up and down as does supply and demand. This post from several years ago also fits perfectly today: Buyers have to move fast and make some concessions. The small supply of homes on the lower price ranges does not meet demand. To what lengths will desperate house hunters go […]

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September 18, 2017

New to home buying? Make your way through the steps with this interactive buyer guide.

New to home buying? Make your way through the steps with this interactive buyer guide.

Those new to home buying will have many questions. We’re here to help answer some of them for you. Make your way through this interactive home buyers guide to discover information important to your home purchase. How does the guide work? Simply hit the yellow “start” button and then follow the numbered steps.     […]

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