According to the ‘2019 Home Buyer Report’ conducted by Nerdwallet, many first-time buyers still believe they need a 20% down payment to buy a home in today’s market: “More than 6 in 10 (62%) Americans believe you must put at least 20% down in order to purchase a home.” When ... » Learn More about 62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs
The Federal Reserve Bank (The Fed) recently released their 2019 Survey of Consumer Expectations Housing Survey. The survey reported that 65% of Americans believe homeownership is a good financial investment. Since 2014, the percentage has increased by over nine percent. The Fed’s ... » Learn More about Americans’ Powerful Belief in Homeownership as an Investment
Tuesday June 25th, 2019First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyer In today’s fast-paced world where answers are a Google search away, there are some who may wonder what the benefits of hiring a real estate professional to help them in their home search ... » Learn More about Having a Professional on Your Side Makes All the Difference!
When home buyers drive your neighborhood, or when Realtors are previewing for their clients, what do they see? You never get a second chance to make a first impression, so make sure your home has the factors that makes people go “wow.” Take a walk around your property right now—front to back. ... » Learn More about Make It Sparkle: Eight Tips for Adding Instant Curb Appeal
Whether you are a first time home-buyer or an experienced homeowner, buying a new home is always stressful. Here’s a handy checklist of six things you can do up front to make the process a lot easier. Before you start packing, here’s what you need to do. Prepare a budget. You need a clear ... » Learn More about Making the Right Move: A Checklist for Homebuyers