Saving for a down payment now takes an average of 7 years

For someone making the median income and putting

Analysis shows Chicago is the easiest place to save for a down payment

If you’re struggling to save up for a down payment on your first home, you could do a lot worse than move to Chicago, where it’s possible to do so within just three years, according to a new analysis from RealEstate.com.

It might take longer to secure a mortgage than you think

Prospective home buyers might do well to begin the process of obtaining a mortgage earlier than they think.

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