First Time Home Buyer
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.
Realtor.com® 2022 Housing Forecast reveals a whirlwind year ahead for buyers, especially first-timers
Americans will have a better chance to find a home in 2022, but will face a competitive seller’s market as first-time buyer demand outmatches the inventory recovery, according to the Realtor.com® 2022 Housing Forecast.
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.
Selling or buying a home with a solar panel system lease or loan could introduce a few challenges for a real estate transaction.
While it’s helpful to have a vision, it’s often difficult to find a real-life floor plan that matches your dream-home expectations.
recent changes in Federal Housing Administration (FHA) make it easier for those with student loans to qualify for a mortgage.
Nationwide, the best time to purchase a home will be the first full week of October, according to a recent Realtor.com® report.
It’s essential to know where the sun is relative to the home you are thinking about buying.
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.