In any discussion on affordable homes the focus is generally on the first-time buyer. As the first-time buyer looks to move on from renting and transition to home ownership finding the down-payment can be a huge hurdle. This is particularly the case for those living in areas where their rent takes up a large portion […]
First-Time Home Buyer
We've got first time home buyer tips that answer all the questions you were afraid to ask — plus those you never thought to. These stories give you the info you need to move forward.
As a first time home buyer, you likely have many questions about what to expect in the upcoming months. Many first time buyers will get caught up in the process and jump in with both feet, only to make mistakes that can end up costing them thousands of dollars. As you consider your options and […]
Taxes are complicated enough before throwing a first time home buyer into the mix. However, there are a number of tax breaks that home buyers should not skip over when they start to do their taxes. From mortgage points to energy upgrades, an investment now can turn into a little extra green come next April […]
Are you ready to buy a home? If you have weighed the financial concerns and feel that you are, there’s one more question to ask. Why do you want to buy? If your answer is one of these five reasons, you will be wise to wait. Here are five wrong reasons to jump into home […]
Home ownership is often touted as being smarter (or cheaper) than renting. While it does have its advantages such as stability, freedom, etc. buying a home isn’t always the best option for everyone at all times. Here are five good reasons to remain renting instead of buying: Renters Avoid Most Maintenance and Home Repair Costs Unlike home […]