While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last? When COVID-related shutdowns began in 2020-2021, real estate brokers and clients scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates caused some lenders to call a halt to new underwriting, and homeowners debated […]
Quick Links to Content [lwptoc] 1. Save Your Down Payment Many people believe you need a 20% down payment to buy a home. There are loans available that allow buyers to put down as little as 3% or 0% with a VA or USDA Loan. 2. Know Your Credit Score Your credit score is a […]
A newly independent adult, a growing family or empty nesters are life transitions that often trigger a home purchase. Here are some housing tips for each stage in life.
Let’s take a closer look at some of the factors you should take into account when choosing between a new construction home or an existing home.
What will I do if I sell my home before I can buy the next house? Ten Tips are given in this article to help you when faced with this challenge.
Today’s Real Estate Market Unlike Any Other If you’re searching for drama, don’t limit yourself to Netflix. Instead, tune in to the real estate market, where the competition among buyers has never been fiercer. And with homes selling for record highs,1 the appraisal process—historically a standard part of a home purchase—is receiving more attention than ever. […]
If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends. Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social media posts that over-simplify the home buying process for easy entertainment. With so much information to sift through, it can be tough to […]