4 Major Costs A First Time Home Buyer May Overlook



If you’re  a first time home buyer, you’ve probably already learned a lot about mortgages, down payments, insurance, and the like. However,

Real estate pros report growing demand for home buyer workshops



The growing complexity of real estate transactions is leading to a rise in the number of real estate agents offering so-called “home buyer workshops” that aim to educate consumers about the process.

Advice on How to Get on the Property Ladder for First Time Buyers



The traditional aspirations of buying a house that you can call home have become harder to achieve for first-time buyers in the current market conditions but there are still plenty of ways and means to turn that dream into a reality.

2017 Home Ownership Rate Bounces Upward



News from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has revealed that the share of Americans who own homes is steadily climbing. Home ownership has increased in the second quarter, seemingly reversing a sharp downward trend that began back in 2008.

First-Time Buyers How to Make Sure You Have a Great Home Hunting Experience



One of the most exciting times for many people is purchasing a new home. Many people spend years preparing for buying a home and look forward to making the investment. For first-time buyers, there are a few ways to make sure you

3 million young people were shut out of the housing market in the last 10 years



A new study from Genworth Mortgage Insurance has revealed that around three million potential first time home buyers were shut out of the real estate markets in the last decade.

Zillow names Orlando as top market for first-time home buyers



Orlando and Tampa top the list as the best markets for first-time buyers, with more affordable homes and relatively more inventory than other markets

New research shows 35,000 1st time buyers don’t know what a mortgage is



Buying a home for the first time can be a daunting experience, as the world of credit scores and mortgages is pretty unfamiliar to most of us. Just how unfamiliar it is was revealed in a new study by U.K.-based real estate firm Strata Homes that shows how often consumers turn to Google for answers […]

Zillow launches RealEstate.com for first-time buyers



Zillow is launching another new real estate-focused website tailored specifically for first-time buyers, many of whom it says are millennials.

How to Dig Past All the Listings & Find the Perfect Home for Your Family



It’s so important to find the right home. After all, this is the place where you’ll hold Thanksgiving dinners, patch up skinned knees, and read your kids bedtime stories.

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