7 Programs That Help First-Time Home Buyers

~ know of or have used any of these? ~ 7 Programs That Help First-Time Home Buyers Programs with low down payments for first-time home buyers include FHA and VA loans and loans backed by Fannie and Freddie. Others can help you remodel or upgrade a home. At NerdWallet, we adhere to strict standards of … Continue reading 7 Programs That Help First-Time Home Buyers

Where millennials should look to become homeowner

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Buyer Mistakes to Watch Out For

~ have you made any of these? It's ok if you have ~ 8 Dumb Reasons People Can't Buy a Home akurtz/Getty Images Buying a home—especially if it’s your first—can be a lot like losing weight in the sense that people end up doing, well, some pretty dumb stuff in the process. But while desperate dieters might waste … Continue reading Buyer Mistakes to Watch Out For

The Impact Of Real Estate Seasonality

The Impact Of Real Estate Seasonality We have all heard it before: real estate is as cyclical as the day is long. In the last decade alone, we have seen the real estate market extend to both ends of the spectrum. While it’s currently firing on all cylinders at the moment, 2007 saw what would … Continue reading The Impact Of Real Estate Seasonality

Why Is Morale Declining in Homebuying Market?

~what do you think about these results?~ Why Is Morale Declining in Homebuying Market? The National Association of Realtors has released the findings for their Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey for the first quarter of 2018. According to the survey, consumers have indicated that, while a growing number of households feel more confident … Continue reading Why Is Morale Declining in Homebuying Market?

What Homebuyers Want

What Homebuyers Want Despite current market challenges, there are some housing attributes a borrower just isn’t willing to give up. In the latest ValueInsured Modern Homebuyer Survey conducted in the last week of October 2017, the survey asked potential homebuyers what they are least willing to give up in a new home. The first attribute is … Continue reading What Homebuyers Want

Infographic: Breaking Down First-Time Buyer Data

Infographic: Breaking Down First-Time Buyer Data While first-time buyers come from all different backgrounds, they do share similarities in what they buy, how much they spend and what their financial situation is. With the help of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, we can determine the following: First-time buyers … Continue reading Infographic: Breaking Down First-Time Buyer Data

Must-Have Features to Look for When Shopping for a Home

Must-Have Features to Look for When Shopping for a Home When you're in the real estate market, you may have an idea of the type of property that you're looking for in a specific area. Although most people want plenty of square footage or a stunning bathroom, there are particular home features that are often … Continue reading Must-Have Features to Look for When Shopping for a Home

A new way to buy a home

~ I love this idea. I know when I bought my first home with FHA my husband and I in our early 20s didn't have enough cash saved yet for a down payment, so my father-in law gifted us the money (only $2800 at the time), but not everyone has someone who can do the … Continue reading A new way to buy a home

How to Get a Great Deal on Your First Home

How to Get a Great Deal on Your First Home (Don't Tell Your Broker) Once you've decided to bite the bullet and decide to buy your first home, being prepared will help you avoid many of the pitfalls. The expenses related to purchasing a first home can be daunting, especially when consumers are used to … Continue reading How to Get a Great Deal on Your First Home