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Key Terms To Know When Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2023-01-13T04:30:27-07:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Some Highlights Buying a home is a major transaction that can seem even more complex when you don’t understand the terms used throughout the process. If you’re looking to become a homeowner this year, it’s important to know these housing terms and how they relate to the current market so you feel confident throughout the [...]

Financial Fundamentals for First-Time Homebuyers

By |2022-12-26T04:00:40-07:00December 26th, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Real Estate|

Are you prepping to buy your first home? If so, one of the steps you should take early on is making sure you’re financially ready for your purchase. Here are just a few of the financial fundamentals you’ll need to focus on as you set out to buy a home. Build Your Credit Your credit [...]

VA Loans: Making Homes for the Brave Achievable [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2022-11-11T04:00:04-07:00November 11th, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

Some Highlights VA Loans can help make homeownership possible for those who have served our country. These loans offer great benefits for eligible individuals and can help them buy a VA-approved house or condo, build a new home, or make improvements to their house. Homeownership is the American Dream. One way we can honor and [...]

VA Loans Can Help Veterans Achieve Their Dream of Homeownership

By |2022-11-10T04:00:33-07:00November 10th, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

For over 78 years, Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans have provided millions of veterans with the opportunity to purchase homes of their own. If you or a loved one have served, it’s important to understand this program and its benefits. Here are some things you should know about VA loans before you start the homebuying [...]

Taking the Fear out of Saving for a Home

By |2022-10-31T03:00:29-07:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

If you’re planning to buy a home, knowing what to budget for and how to save may sound scary at first. But it doesn’t have to be. One way to take the fear out of budgeting is understanding some of the costs you might encounter.  And to do that, turn to trusted real estate professionals. [...]

Four Things That Help Determine Your Mortgage Rate

By |2022-10-12T03:00:52-07:00October 12th, 2022|Categories: Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

If you’re looking to buy a home, you probably want to secure the lowest interest rate possible for your home loan. Over the last couple of years, that was easier to do as the housing market saw record-low mortgage rates, but this year rates have risen dramatically. If you’re looking for ways to combat today’s [...]

Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Should Know.

By |2022-10-10T03:00:04-07:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

As you set out to buy a home, saving for a down payment is likely top of mind. But you may still have questions about the process, including how much to save and where to start. If that sounds like you, your down payment could be more in reach than you originally thought. Here’s why. [...]

Homeownership Could Be in Reach with Down Payment Assistance Programs

By |2022-06-29T03:00:59-07:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, For Buyers, Real Estate|

A recent survey from Bankrate asks prospective buyers to identify the biggest obstacles in their homebuying journey. It found that 36% of those polled said saving for a down payment is one of their primary hurdles to buying a home. If you feel the same way, the good news is there are many down payment [...]

Three Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

By |2022-05-05T03:00:57-07:00May 5th, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Real Estate|

Buying your first home is a major decision and an exciting milestone. Even though it can feel daunting at times, it has the power to change your life for the better. If you’re looking to purchase your first home, you may be wondering what’s happening in the housing market today, how much you need to [...]

Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a Home

By |2022-05-03T03:00:34-07:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing, Real Estate|

With a limited number of homes for sale today and so many buyers looking to make a purchase before mortgage rates rise further, bidding wars are common. According to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), nationwide, homes are getting an average of 4.8 offers per sale. Here’s a look at how [...]