~ please don't let the unknown deter you from buying a home. I can help guide you through the process. Step, by Step ~ 4 reasons fewer Americans are buying homes While the U.S. homeownership rate has climbed slightly since reaching a 50-year low in 2016, it remains near a generational low at just 63.7%. … Continue reading 4 reasons fewer Americans are buying homes
~ I completely agree, which if you have read my blog you will see. I fully agree with homeownership where it is feasible. ~ Forget Everything You’ve Read: Buying a House is NOT For Suckers by Brandon Turner | BiggerPockets.com By Brandon Turner updated April 21, 2017 Real Estate Investing Basics Recently, one of my … Continue reading Forget Everything You’ve Read: Buying a House is NOT For Suckers
~ Are you waiting to buy? Comment below with your reasons and if I can help ~ Potential Buyers Step Back Even as Mortgage Rates Decline Author: Staff Writer in Daily Dose, Featured, News, Origination May 19, 2017 0 Potential buyers could be taking a temporary step back from the housing market as the volume … Continue reading Potential Buyers Step Back Even as Mortgage Rates Decline
Rents hit all-time highs amid job growth and low vacancy rates Now is a good time to buy. You might be surprised at what you can afford! Don't let homeownership pass you by, give me a call today!
Here’s Why It Feels Like Rent Is Eating Up Your Entire Paycheck Rents have gone up faster than incomes for decades. Way, way faster. 06/29/2016 05:20 pm ET 270 Kate Abbey-Lambertz National Reporter, The Huffington Post This is the clearest explanation for why more and more people are struggling to afford a place to live: … Continue reading Here’s Why It Feels Like Rent Is Eating Up Your Entire Paycheck
Southern California home prices surge in March; sales inch up Southern California home prices jumped 5.6% in March from a year earlier, as buyers fought over a meager supply of homes for sale and bid up values. The six-county region’s median price hit $449,000 last month, up from $425,000 a year earlier, real estate … Continue reading Southern California home prices surge in March; sales inch up
Money Minute: Should I tap my 401(k) to buy my first home? By Mandi Woodruff March 21, 2016 Yes, you can tap your IRA or 401(k) to cover a home purchase, but it's important to know the pros and cons first. Making an IRA withdrawal Typically, withdrawing funds from your IRA before age 59 … Continue reading Money Minute: Should I tap my 401(k) to buy my first home?
From Realtor.com 12/28/16 Photos: papparaffie/iStock Is it really 2016 already? For those of you who happen to be planning on buying a home in the new year—or even just trying to—there’s a whole lot to celebrate. Why? A variety of financial vectors have dovetailed to make this the perfect storm for home buyers to get out there and … Continue reading 6 Stellar Reasons to Buy a Home in 2016
Average rate on 30-year mortgages falls to 3.86% Home for sale Mark Humphrey / AP A home in a new development in Nashville, Tenn., is marked sold. Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week following the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates at record lows for now. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the … Continue reading 30 Year Mortgage Rate Falls
Why buying a home is getting easier A new Federal Reserve study finds that it’s actually getting easier to qualify for a mortgage. From Yahoo Homes 11/17/14 It’s getting easier to buy a home If you’ve gotten turned down for a mortgage in the past few years, now might be a good time to re-apply. … Continue reading Buying a home is getting easier