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How to Get a Better Perspective on Affordability

Headlines spotlight the fact that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in more than a decade. Those headlines are accurate. Understandably, buying a home is more expensive now than immediately following one of the worst housing crashes in American history. Over the past decade, the market was [...]

By |2019-02-27T18:11:58+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing|Comments Off on How to Get a Better Perspective on Affordability

One More Time… You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy a Home

The largest obstacle renters face when planning to buy a home is saving for a down payment. This challenge is amplified by rising rents, which has eaten into the amount of money renters have leftover for savings each month after paying expenses. In combination with higher rents, survey after survey has shown that non-homeowners (renters [...]

By |2019-02-27T16:42:20+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers|Comments Off on One More Time… You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy a Home