How Much You Need To Earn To Buy A Home In America Today

How Much You Need To Earn To Buy A Home In America Today ~ Getting into the market to buy your first home? Or looking to move up? Don't be discouraged. Yes, housing prices have gone up, but so have wages so chances are that you are in a better position than you think you … Continue reading How Much You Need To Earn To Buy A Home In America Today

Buy, Sell or Refinance in 2019?

What you should know about buying, selling or refinancing a home as the market gets more complicated in 2019 Buy, sell or refi: Your housing playbook for 2019   3:46 PM ET Wed, 19 Dec 2018 | 26:38 It's the most expensive purchase many of us even consider: A place to live. As we head into … Continue reading Buy, Sell or Refinance in 2019?

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

Why High-Flying U.S. Home Prices Seen Getting Another Jolt

Why High-Flying U.S. Home Prices Seen Getting Another Jolt The U.S. housing market’s storyline for the last several years has been one of steady demand and limited supply, pushing prices ever higher. Now, a new chapter has opened up for the industry and its customers: soaring costs for building materials. Reports on Tuesday underscored both … Continue reading Why High-Flying U.S. Home Prices Seen Getting Another Jolt

Did you buy a home in 1998 in these cities?

~ a little jealous that Riverside is not the list as I bought my 1st home here in 1998, but our value has tripled and we have a long term rental that will last well into our retirement 😉 ~ If You Bought a Home in 1998 in One of These 10 Cities, You Might … Continue reading Did you buy a home in 1998 in these cities?

10 Most Popular Cities for Women to Buy Homes

10 Most Popular Cities for Women to Buy Homes Women buy more homes than men in some cities. Women, and especially single women, have become a formidable force in the Real Estate market. As the number of single men who purchase declines, the number of single women purchasing homes continues to grow, despite a 20 … Continue reading 10 Most Popular Cities for Women to Buy Homes

What You Can Do in 2018 to Make Buying a Home a Reality in 2019

 ~I agree with so many of these! The homebuying process can be overwhelming with the contracts and disclosures making a seemingly endless stack of paperwork. Getting prepared beforehand so that you only need to worry about that paperwork and not the styles or home or neighborhood you would like will help ease the stress tremendously … Continue reading What You Can Do in 2018 to Make Buying a Home a Reality in 2019

Buying a Home is a Top Priority for Americans

Buying a Home is a Top Priority for Americans Americans want to buy homes and they want to buy them as an investment option. According to a study on homebuyers by NerdWallet, a personal finance website, 75 percent Americans say that buying a home was a priority for them. NerdWallet analyzed data of more than … Continue reading Buying a Home is a Top Priority for Americans

Rising mortgage rates could mean even fewer homes for sale this spring

~ Don't wait to buy if you are interested. You don't want to be priced out by rising interest rates ~ Rising mortgage rates could mean even fewer homes for sale this spring There is still plenty of snow blanketing a wide swath of the nation's neighborhoods, but the spring housing market is just around … Continue reading Rising mortgage rates could mean even fewer homes for sale this spring

The $750 Newbie Lesson We Learned Before Landing Our First Investment Property

~ Great advice and insights if you are looking to start investing ~ The $750 Newbie Lesson We Learned Before Landing Our First Investment Property If you will recall, in the last article, we had figured out our first round of funding via a HELOC on our primary residence. Now that we had that, it … Continue reading The $750 Newbie Lesson We Learned Before Landing Our First Investment Property