You bought your new home and spent the first few months basking in the shiny newness of it all. You unpacked your belongings and hung your artwork and it’s really starting to feel like yours. But as time passes, those little fix-it things start popping up here and there. Is the mailbox crooked? Was that... Continue Reading →
Which Type of Home Loan is Right For You?
If you’re like most millennials, you probably hope to own your own home one day. Imagine it now: Walls painted any shade you want, enough cupboard space for your growing mug collection, and your li’l fur baby won’t have to pay pet rent anymore. Your own home is a dream come true – but getting there... Continue Reading →
Homeownership 101: When Is the Right Time to Buy a House?
The 1950s dream of white-picket fences and suburban idyllicism might be long gone, but the goal of homeownership is still alive and well in America. In fact, one recent study showed that more than 80% of millennials wish to own at least one home in their lifetime. A house gives you the opportunity to create... Continue Reading →
New Report Shows Buying a Home Isn’t Getting any Easier
The National Association of Realtors, or NAR, recently released a report entitled “The ‘Double Trouble’ of the Housing Market” detailing the obstacles would-be homeowners are experiencing as we move forward into 2022. The report takes a look at not only the biggest issues facing home shoppers, like prices and inventory, but also which demographics are... Continue Reading →
How to Build a Plan to Save for Your First House
With 91% of Americans hoping to buy at least one home in their lifetime, chances are you’ve spent some time checking out the housing market in your area. And there are plenty of good reasons for house-hunting, whether you want to make an investment, have more space, or just take the next step in your... Continue Reading →
Should You Rent or Buy a Home in 2022?
Whether you own or rent your home, chances are you’ve spent time browsing through Zillow listings and looking at what your city has to offer. And you’re not alone—in fact, homeownership rates have risen from 47% in 1900 to 62% in 2000, making the majority of households owner-occupied rather than rented. The average American’s quest... Continue Reading →
How Much House Can You Afford?
For a lot of people, investing in home ownership is a good financial move. It can be the difference between paying your rent every month with nothing to show for it, versus slowly paying off a property you can call your own. Reasons to Buy While buying a house is a good investment for many,... Continue Reading →