4 Things to Know About the Biggest Home Buying Group

Millennials have grown up in front of our very eyes. Perhaps surprisingly, the generation born in the 1980s and 1990s has been the most active segment of home buyers compared to other generations for five straight years, according to a study from the National Association of Realtors. But some real estate agents may see working […]

Attitudes towards housing shift as markets begin to cool

Residential real estate markets have been overheating for some time, but the vast majority of Americans now believe their local housing markets are beginning to cool, according to a new survey by ValueInsured. The survey found that 75 percent of respondents believe their local housing markets are starting to slow down, following five straight quarters […]

The Top 8 Advantages Of Paying Cash For A New Home Purchase

The chance to buy a new home with cash is something that many homeowners would consider a dream come true. Such an opportunity can arise from a large sum of money acquired through prize winnings or inheritance, or it may be money you managed to save up over the years with the intent of purchasing […]

Best Down Payment Assistance Programs for First Time Buyers

There’s really no doubt that the biggest obstacle to home ownership are the finances. For most, it’s saving the down payment. Especially if you haven’t owned a home before with equity to transfer as the down payment when you up grade or move to another location (but that’s not a first time buyer). The Millennial […]

How to Make Sure You Get the Best Home Loan Possible

Finding your dream home is just one part of the home purchase process. The other part is finding a home loan that fits your needs and your budget.

Pointers for First Time Home Buyers

Choosing to work with a local lender may improve your chances of getting your offer accepted. Local lenders tend to be more client focused, and can help fight on your behalf for your offer to be accepted.

Buying a foreclosure as your first home?

Let me start by saying that considering any money saving options when purchasing a home is smart.  I would always advise that first time buyers do plenty of research before settling on buying a foreclosure. Buying a foreclosed home may seem like a great deal at first glance. After all, how could an incredibly low […]

New owners can expect to pay $40,000 in fees to buy a home

Buying a home is one of the most expensive transactions someone will ever make, and home shoppers can expect to spend $40,000 on average in one-time fees on the typical U.S. home, according to a new analysis from Zillow company RealEstate.com and Thumbtack, an online service that matches customers with local professionals. For first-time buyers, […]

Millennials are the most likely age group to face challenges in the real estate market

Millennials, the largest group of home sellers, are the most likely to make concessions, change the date of their closing and have an offer fall through, according to the 3rd annual Zillow Group Report on Consumer Housing Trends.

Top Ten Real Estate Websites For Realtors and House Hunters

Real estate websites are a dime a dozen today. However, if you’re looking for the best of the best, here are the top ten real estate websites — presented in no particular order —

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