Best States for Millennials – 2018

A new study by WalletHub used “30 key metrics, ranging from share of millennials to millennial unemployment rate to millennial voter-turnout rate” to find out which states are the ‘Best States for Millennials.’ The Top 5 Best States for Millennials are: Washington, D.C. (also ranks highest in the percentage of millennials already living there!) North Dakota (lowest unemployment rate) Minnesota (highest millennial homeownership rate) Massachusetts (highest […]

How to Save Money With VA Loans in San Diego

VA loans in San Diego are available for eligible veterans who desire to buy a house with some fantastic benefits. If you are looking to purchase a new home in the San Diego area, you may already be gathering all of the information that you need to complete the process successfully. Though you may have […]

Slaying Myths About Buying A Home

Some Highlights: The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%! Despite mortgage interest rates being over 4%, rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised their rents in the last 12 months! The credit score requirements for mortgage approval continue to fall.

How Much Annual Salary Do You Need to Buy a Home in Your State?

It’s no mystery that cost of living varies drastically depending on where you live, so a new study by GOBankingRates set out to find out what minimum salary you would need to make to buy a median-priced home in each of the 50 states, and Washington, D.C. States in the Midwest came out on top as most affordable, requiring […]

Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Always Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes dramatically outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This imbalance has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a […]

The COST of Your Next Home Will Be LESS Than Your Parents’

There is no doubt that the price of a home in most regions of the country is higher now than at any time in history. However, when we look at the cost of a home, it is cheaper to own today than it has been historically. The Difference Between PRICE and COST The price of a home is the dollar […]