Study finds that homeownership doesn’t build wealth like other investments



Home ownership is usually better than paying rent but it can’t be relied upon to make you rich, according to a joint study by Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University and the University of Wyoming. “On average, renting and reinvesting wins in terms of wealth creation regardless of property appreciation, because property appreciation is highly […]

Choosing a Reputable Moving Company



After the sale is closed on your dream home and you are making preparations to move in, you’ll almost certainly need to choose a reputable moving company.

Soul-Searching Questions First Time Buyers Should Ask Themselves



Buying your first home is exciting, but an article in Realtor.com has pointed out that first-time buyers really need to ask themselves a few questions before committing to this major purchase.

Making Escrow Less of a Stressful Experience



An article in the week.com highlights how the escrow period can be stressful when an offer has been accepted but the moment of moving in is still a long way off. However, the article outlines several ways to make this time less stressful.

More renters looking to buy in 2017, study shows



A surge of renters are ready to make the leap into homeownership, with 55 percent of those who actively shopped for a mortgage in the first quarter of 2017 being non-homeowners.

Homebuyers Advised to Start Mortgage Applications Early



An article in Realtor.com is advising people looking to buy a home to begin their mortgage applications earlier rather than later. Apparently, many people underestimate exactly how long it takes

Millennials Moving into Home Ownership



Millennials have long had a reputation as the “delay” generation, slow to reach many of the milestones associated with midlife: “launching” and moving out from the parental homestead, settling into a single career track, starting a family, and purchasing a first home.

President Trump vows to increase American home ownership



President Donald Trump has pledged to strengthen America’s middle class by eliminating some of the rules and regulations, and cutting certain taxes that he believes are preventing them from buying their homes.

Fannie and Freddie – Eight Years and Counting



Remember Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? The two government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) that were taken into government conservatorship more than eight years ago. Effectively, the government takeover

Most renters can now buy a home without increasing their monthly costs



Rents are now so high in some parts of the U.S. that it’s now possible to buy a home without increasing your monthly costs, according to Zillow. The online listings portal says renters can now purchase a home nearly 50 percent more expensive than the median valued home, and keep the same monthly housing budget. […]

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