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First-time buyers turn to crowdfunding, and lenders are backing it

Would be home buyers who can’t afford to save for a down payment are increasingly looking at crowdfunding options to…

5 years ago

Loftium will stump up your down payment, but only if you become an Airbnb host

That company is called Loftium, which says it will provide up to $50,000 in down payment money in return for…

5 years ago

Zillow: If you're saving for a home, cut down on the parties!

Destination bachelor and bachelorette parties are becoming the new norm for many millennials who prize experience and grew up with…

5 years ago

40% of Americans still overestimate down payment costs

Some real estate buyers make false assumptions about how much of a down payment they need to be able to…

5 years ago

The rise of equity-sharing, down payment assistance

A new trend is seeing finance companies help buyers with down payments on a home in exchange for future equity…

5 years ago

States offer housing assistance to college graduates to entice them to stay put

Recent college graduates are being offered a helping hand towards homeownership in some states, which are prepared to grant them…

5 years ago

70% of renters say they can't afford a down payment to buy a home

Even though a mortgage payment is more affordable than a rent payment on a monthly basis, renters say they can't…

5 years ago

You don't need a 20 percent down payment to buy a home

It's great if you actually have 20 percent to put down on your first home, but this kind of down…

6 years ago