No matter how much time you spend on researching and educating yourself about your home purchase, it's hard to cover every detail. Here are a few tips for avoiding rookie mistakes with your first home purchase. Save as early as you can: Even if you...
Lending Tips for Second Time Buyers
Fast forward to today and these Americans are returning to the real estate market ready to buy again. Dubbed Boomerang Buyers, many of these folks have either been resistant to jump back into a mortgage or don't know if they are financial ready.
Mortgage Tips For First-Time Buyers
If youre buying a home for the first time, you have a lot to learn. There are so many decisions that need to be made and new terms to be understood. While you may have been saving up for a downpayment, youre most likely going to need t finance the majority of the cost of your home. Knowing how to deal with lenders, real estate agents, and other professionals involved in the process of purchasing a home will make your life that much…
Trends: First-Time Buyers Disappear
Despite growing signs that the housing market is starting to recover from the depression-like conditions of the past few years, first-time homebuyers don?t seem to be benefiting from that recovery. According to the latest Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance HousingPulseTracking Survey results, the first-time homebuyer share of home purchases fell to 34.7% in October. That was not …
5 tips for first-time buyers
Why First-Time Buyers Are on Their Way Back
First-time home buyers have been a sluggish segment of the housing market in recent years, but a Barclays analyst gives three reasons why he is betting on their return.
What’s Necessary to Bring Back First-Time Buyers...
Higher FHA fees continue to block too many first-time buyers from home ownership, and a change is needed, writes the CEO and president of Realogy Holdings Corp. in an op-ed piece for the American Bank
How to succeed as a first-time buyer in a seller's market
You've been saving like a diligent squirrel gathering nuts for the winter. You're fairly confident your financials will land you a low fixed interest rate on a mortgage. And the time feels right to move out of mom and dad's pad or that rental and claim a piece of the American dream by buying your first home.
Important Mortgage Tips For First-Time Buyers
Here are some “insider” mortgage tips for first-time home buyers. Today, rates for 30-year fixed mortgages are at 4.29% and 3.67% for 15-year mortgages according to bankrate.com.
8 Homeowner's Insurance Tips For First-Time Buyers
Buying a home is a process with lots of things for a first-time buyer to remember. These 8 homeowner's insurance tips will help buyers find a policy.
Open House Tips For First-Time Buyers
While open houses seem pretty casual, savvy buyers know that checking out a home isn't just about aesthetics or a quick view. In today's hot market, you might not get another look before making an offer.
How first-time buyers are entering the home market
First-time home buyers represented 33 percent of all home purchasers in 2018.
Top Housing Markets for First-Time Buyers
Find out which cities hold some of the best deals for first-time home buyers.
NAR: Investors Clear the Way for First-Time Buyers
NAR’s August existing-home sales report reveals declines – the good kind. The second quarter...
What First-Time Buyers Need From You
The number of first-time home buyers entering the market is skyrocketing, and they’re expected to fuel the housing market into 2017. Is your business ready?
What To Know About Mortgages As A First-Time Buyer
If you’re buying a home for the first time, you have a lot to learn. There are so many decisions that need to be made and new terms to be understood. While you may have been saving up for a downpaymen
A First-Time Buyer’s Guide To Home Security
Home security can play a big part in your family and home’s safety. Find security tips for first-time buyers in this guest post from United Locksmith.
What Happens When First-Time Buyers Become First-Time Sellers?
When we categorize groups of clients, we talk about First-Time Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Investors, Retirees, Second Home Buyers and so on. But I’...
Home On The Horizon? Here Are 3 Tips For First-Time Buyers
Not only is buying real estate a great way to diversify your portfolio, but it can also become a source of passive income. Keep these three things in mind when wading into the buyer's market.
13 Great Tips for New Homeowners & First-Time Buyers
New homeowners take heart. Experienced DIYers share their tips about what to do – or not do – after moving in. Get more info at: www.familyhandyman.c...