First Time Home Buyer
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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.
In light of recent events, Realtors® are affirming their support for equal opportunity and are at the forefront of ensuring that people are not discriminated against with regard to housing.
In this time of social distancing, people are still shopping for houses in Boulder County. Yet even in the best of times, buying a home can feel daunting, especially if this is your first purchase.
HOA: they’re three simple letters that can conjure up a range of emotions. As the acronym for Homeowner Association, just the mention of “HOA” can be met with a sense of belonging – or an air of contempt.
Shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders have had an immense impact on our lives. Owning a home and having a place where you feel safe has never been so crucial in recent history. While we are all staying home, it is a great time to get organized to ensure your next...
Home buyers frequently ask about the pricing hierarchy of homes in Boulder County, primarily to determine where they can find an affordable place to move.
Take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with these basic tips that can help you understand a home inspection report more effectively.
Mortgage experts say student loan debt doesn’t have to be a barrier to buying a home.
Prices of homes have been steadily increasing in Boulder County for years. One option for first-time home buyers is to look for a co-signer.
Gen Z, teenagers, and young adults ages 14 to 23 expect to attain the goal of homeownership by age 30, three years younger than the current median homebuying age of 33.
The season, month, week or even day you buy can impact the home-buying process, including available inventory to how much you’ll pay.
Colorado home values, loan limits, and loan programs are such that they can work in tandem to facilitate a first home purchase with a low down payment.
Across the U.S., people swoon over fabulous pools, stunning water views and ever-sexy storage space, but a new analysis released today by Realtor.com® reveals what really makes home shoppers’ hearts skip a beat.
Whether you’re a first-time buyer or you’re ready to upgrade, the tips we share here will help you prepare for landing a nest you love.
Millennials, the youngest home buying generation, are stepping up with distinct preferences in a home.
For buyers looking to purchase their first property, here are five tips from Athena Brownson at Compass Real Estate that will get them on the right track.
If you are buying a home, it is important to choose a Realtor® to help you with your purchase. Why? Because Realtors® adhere to a strict code of ethics.
Whether you are buying or selling an older home, there are “old-house” problems you should familiarize yourself with.
Since home prices have made homeownership prohibitive for many across the county, first-time home buyers are turning to an alternative path to homeownership: purchasing a property with a friend.
A good number of people make annual New Year’s resolutions. Why not add a real estate resolution or two to your list this year?
The higher your credit score, the more likely you are to qualify for a mortgage loan and potentially get better terms and lower interest rates, which can result in significant savings over time.
Improving your credit score can be an important step in the homebuying process. Not sure where to begin? Knowing the various weights given to each component of the commonly used FICO® Score will help you identify any areas that may require improvement.
For most first-time home buyers, the lack of a down payment is the foremost challenge to affording a home. The FHSA is a great way to solve that issue.
Don’t let these historically low interest rates pass you by –there’s still time to prepare for purchasing a home in 2020!
Even in a balanced real estate market, competition between eager bidders may arise – so how do you make an offer that truly stands out among the rest?