First Time Home Buyer
There are many times in life when it makes sense to rent the place you live in. However, over the years, owning real estate has proven to be the greatest wealth builder for most Americans.
In this article we’ll talk about how to choose a real estate agent and the different types of agent relationships.
Rising home prices have made homeownership prohibitive for many across the county, and first-time buyers are turning to an alternative path to homeownership. That path is purchasing a property with a friend.
Special tax districts and metro districts have been in the news again. As new subdivisions pop up along Colorado’s Front Range, it is prudent for today’s new home buyer to do some research.
“Appraisal gap” is the current buzzy catchphrase in today’s hot housing market.
With home prices at an all-time high and bidding wars more common, it begs the question: are buyers happy even if they spent well over asking price?
Frequently, first-time homebuyers will turn to relatives to help with a down payment or to cosign on the loan. However, all the parties involved need to be very aware of the pitfalls before agreeing to this arrangement.
Homebuyers are drawn to certain features more than others. All generations prefer two kitchen amenities more than any other.
Nearly three-quarters of pandemic homebuyers are happy with their purchase, according to Realtor.com survey
Despite the frenzied nature of today’s housing market, prompting conversations about buyer’s remorse, more than two-thirds of pandemic homebuyers have found happiness in their new home, according to a new Realtor.com® survey released on May 26.
“Homeownership Matters” has been an overarching theme of the National Association of Realtors, but especially during Homeownership Month.
When you buy a homeowners policy, you actually receive much more than protection for your home.
With many buyers chasing after fewer homes, it might be tempting to skip this step to become the winning bid.
In today’s highly competitive real estate market, it’s all too common for buyers to rush into a deal that doesn’t fit their budget or suit their needs. Millennials in particular have the most regrets after buying a home, according to a new Bankrate survey.
The competition for real estate just got even fiercer: the newest generation to enter the real estate market is the millennials.
With the cost of real estate today, the 20 percent down rule is no longer so hard and fast.
Pondering the thought of moving? You will undoubtedly want to compare housing affordability in the area you would like to relocate to
The oft-touted virtue may be our best recourse against roller coaster emotions, snap decisions, and sky-high expectations.
If you don’t have a CLUE, don’t be embarrassed! Most Americans are CLUE-less and have never heard of the CLUE database, but if you are a home buyer or home seller, it’s probably a good idea to get a CLUE!
If you’re a homebuyer in Boulder Valley, prepare yourself for a possible bidding war on that property you love.
To lock or not to lock, that is the home buyer’s choice. However, buyers need to understand this is a commitment from both the mortgage lender and themselves to close at the agreed upon interest rate.
As you pay on your mortgage, the loan balance goes down a little each month. Once it is less than 80 percent of the original value, you can request the PMI be removed.
In sharp contrast to the “slacker” stereotype that has defined their generation, millennials aren’t living in parents’ basements. They’re buying multimillion-dollar homes.
For the record number of young adults who moved back home during the pandemic fortunate to still have a job, homeownership may be more attainable than they think, according to a new report released today by Realtor.com®.
Affordability surprises first-time homebuyers while parental assistance, savings and compromises prove common, survey finds
For first-time homebuyers looking to buy in 2021, a new survey from Realtor.com® indicates that getting finances in order is a critical place to start.
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We’ve all heard the old real estate adage about “location, location, location”. And while location is definitely important, we could also add that real estate is just as much about “direction, direction, direction”.
The pandemic-forced lifestyle and economic changes are showing up in contrarian ways for the millennial generation. Rather than these challenges causing a delay in home purchasing, new survey data shows millennials are speeding up their home purchase and are...
The coronavirus pandemic is causing those who do not own a home become more interested in buying one, especially millennials, according to research from data intelligence company Morning Consult. Of the group of prospective first-time homebuyers motivated by...
There are steps you can (and should) take to mitigate the errors so you can lock down the best interest rate possible.
As a result of the ease in setting up such a surveillance system, issues relative to the real estate marketing process arise.