As a first-time home buyer, the thought of entering the real estate market can be daunting, especially for first-time buyers. With an ever-changing market, it’s hard to know what to expect without the proper guidance of an expert. But with a little research and preparation, you can make the experience of buying a home much […]
Buying a home is a huge investment, making it one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you might be wondering what is required of you to successfully go through to such an endeavor. On the other hand, buying a house without a Realtor can even […]
The housing market has gone through a lot of change recently, and much of that was a result of how quickly mortgage rates rose last year.
- Many people believe you need to put down 20% of the purchase price when you buy a home. But recent homebuyers actually put down far less on their purchase.
- And with programs like FHA loans, VA loans, and USDA loans, some qualified buyers are able to put down as little as 0-3.5%.
As we celebrate Black History Month, we reflect on the past and present experiences of Black Americans. This includes the path toward investing in a home of their own. And while equitable access to housing has come a long way, homeownership can be a steeper climb for households of color. It’s an important experience to talk about, along with how it can make all the difference for diverse homebuyers to work with the right real estate experts.
- In today’s housing market, you can still be the champion if you have the right team and strategy.
- To win as a buyer, you need to build your team, make strategic plays, consider what’s in and out of bounds, and stand out from the crowd.