Posts tagged ‘first time home buyer’

May 16, 2017

12 Wisconsin towns on “Best Cities for First Time Home Buyers” list

12 Wisconsin towns on “Best Cities for First Time Home Buyers” list

Lendedu conducted a study of over 30,000 towns and cities across the United States and chose the top 500 for their “Best Cities for First Time Homebuyers” list.  You can view the entire list of 500 here. The rankings are based on good scores in the following areas: Median household income Median household value Mortgage success […]

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May 15, 2017

There’s never been a better time to have a Buyer Agent in your corner.

There’s never been a better time to have a Buyer Agent in your corner.

In a competitive real estate market like we are in right now – with multiple offers and buyers fighting over homes – there’s never been a better time to sign a Buyer Agency agreement. In the traditional home buying process, a real estate agent who is working with a buyer without an agency contract is, by […]

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May 9, 2017

12 reasons for homeownership

12 reasons for homeownership

  On the fence about buying a home? Not sure if it is right for you?  If you are ready to settle down in one spot for a few years, have a steady job and are a disciplined saver, homeownership would be a great option for you.   Here are 12 ways homeownership is beneficial to […]

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May 2, 2017

Four “don’ts” when buying a home in Wisconsin

Four “don’ts” when buying a home in Wisconsin

1. Don’t buy beyond your means. Just because on paper you qualify for “X” amount of a mortgage payment doesn’t mean you have to go that high. Are you comfortable with paying that amount? Borrow only what you feel comfortable taking on. 2. Don’t treat your home like a bank. Buy for your lifestyle and […]

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May 1, 2017

10 easy ways to save money for a house downpayment

10 easy ways to save money for a house downpayment

Saving money for a downpayment on a home may seem like a daunting task. But over time, some very simple ways to save money can add up to big dollars. The higher your downpayment, the less you have to borrow, so get started with your savings now.  You can do it with these simple tips. Drink […]

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