If you’re considering buying a home, do yourself a favor and stop looking at homes for sale online and take some steps to ensure you save money on the purchase. Sure, it takes a little time and effort but the payoff may just be a lower monthly house payment.
For many first-time homebuyers, the primary obstacle to home buying often revolves around the lack of a sufficient down payment. A FHSA presents an excellent solution to this challenge, providing a viable avenue toward overcoming this hurdle.
An exceptional gift idea is helping your relative or loved one with an interest rate or mortgage buydown
In this season of giving, why not get someone started with a gift and then help create a plan for monthly contributions to an FHSA to save up for a specific down payment by a specific date.
If you have found your dream home, don’t let the interest rate scare you away. Marry that house. Date the rate.
Now that interest rates have risen from the 3.5% range to the 7% range, will home prices decline to balance out the purchasing power?
With a well-executed strategy and a big-picture outlook, purchasing in our current market can be far from ghoulish — and actually a positive experience.
At its core, a 2-1 buydown is a type of mortgage agreement between a home buyer and their lender. If it’s right for you, it could open up options and get you into your dream home.
Today’s market is tough on first time buyers. The inventory of homes and condos purchased by first-time buyers continues to be low, and along with inflation, home prices are being pushed upward in most markets.
Studies have shown for years that the net worth of homeowners has always surpassed that of renters. All that being said, it is more important to own your own home than ever before.
Discount brokers are growing in popularity, pitting them against traditional Realtors in the race for listings. But are discount brokers too good to be true?
To get insight, WK Real Etate’s emerging and established real estate professionals, who themselves are millennials or Generation Z, give us their take.
The real estate agent is often considered a fiduciary, which establishes them as a trusted source who is obligated to keep the client’s interests and desires in mind while maintaining various boundaries.
Meeting a new real estate agent occasionally feels like a first date as you trade a bottle of cabernet for talks of comps and closing costs. But with so many real estate agents available, it can be hard to find a dream match for your dream home.
Frequently, first-time homebuyers will turn to relatives to help with a down payment or to co-sign on the loan. However, all the parties involved need to be very aware of the pitfalls before agreeing to this arrangement.
The 2022 nationwide housing forecast by Realtor.com showed a continued slowing from the spring 2021 frenzy. But much is expected to stay the same, according to Realtor.com: Prices will stay high and inventory tight, even while mortgage rates rise.
The Noel and Martinez Team at RE/MAX Alliance is offering free home buyer and seller seminars on Wednesday, April 6 and Wednesday, May 4, 2022.
Winter of 2022 has been hot for many of America’s real estate markets – and Boulder ranks among the top five.
Ready to learn more about what to expect if you’re buying or selling in Boulder County? Here’s what you need to know.
In the aftermath of the devastating Marshall Fire, home insurance is top of mind. For those of us fortunate enough to have escaped this urban wildfire, now is the time to review your insurance policy.
First-time home buyers frequently face the challenge of saving for a large enough down payment for their first home purchase.
Here are trends to watch in 2022 relating to mortgages, housing and real estate.
It’s time for New Year’s resolutions! This year, why not add a real estate resolution or two to your list–and see if you can make it happen?
The appraisal process is a vital part of a home sale. You can take steps to ensure it goes smoothly.
The holiday season is upon us and you may be thinking about finding a special or unique gift your family member or loved one could use for years to come.