First-Time Homebuyers

First-Time Homebuyers: Financial Missteps and Opportunities Single women continue to outpace single men as homebuyers in the U.S. housing market. Last year, single men only made up 8 percent of homebuyers, while single women made up a whopping 18 percent, according to the National Association of REALTORS®' (NAR) 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. Related: … Continue reading First-Time Homebuyers

This is the salary you need to afford the average home in your state

This is the salary you need to afford the average home in your state Before you buy a home, it's important to find out if you can afford the monthly mortgage payment. To do this, some financial experts recommend your housing costs — primarily your mortgage payments — shouldn't consume more than 30 percent of … Continue reading This is the salary you need to afford the average home in your state

8 insider tips to get rich in real estate

8 insider tips to get rich in real estate If your only experience investing in property involves paying your home's monthly mortgage, you might want to consider expanding your real estate portfolio. In fact, there are a number of ways to make money through real estate, and not all of them require taking out a … Continue reading 8 insider tips to get rich in real estate

5 Reasons to Love Using A Real Estate Pro

~ I wholeheartedly agree and I am not just saying that because I am a professional. There are a lot of ins and out described here, but also not listed below that we are trained to handle and maintain when you entrust us with helping you buy or sell your home ~ 5 Reasons to … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love Using A Real Estate Pro

The 10 worst things you can say to a mortgage lender

The 10 worst things you can say to a mortgage lender Don't Say These Things to a Mortgage Lender Getting a mortgage loan is an involved process that requires a full examination of your financial background. You’ll likely have to answer countless questions and complete a mountain of documentation. And you’ll probably have your own … Continue reading The 10 worst things you can say to a mortgage lender

6 Big Ways to Completely Botch Buying a Home

6 Big Ways to Completely Botch Buying a Home By Daniel Bortz | Oct 11, 2017 mevans/iStock; realtor.com We all make careless mistakes. We accidentally undertip the waiter. We lock our keys in the car. We wear white after Labor Day. We press "send all." It happens to the best of us. But some little mistakes can … Continue reading 6 Big Ways to Completely Botch Buying a Home