Is Buying a Home More Stressful Than Planning a Wedding?

Some Highlights: According to a new survey from Open Listings, 62% of Americans ages 25-54 believe that buying a home is more stressful than planning a wedding. Many young couples are saving for a wedding and a home at the same time. The average US wedding now costs 66% of a median home down payment, according to The […]

Do You Need An Agent To Buy New Home Construction?

Buying new home construction from a builder is a little different than buying an older home from its owner. To start with, you aren’t able to choose from a list of upgrades and customizations when buying an existing home. You’re also entering a transaction with someone who has an attachment to the home they’re selling […]

Top 5 Benefits of a VA Home Loan

Since the creation of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Home Loans Program, over 22 million veterans have achieved the American Dream of homeownership. Many current and former military personnel do not know the details of the program and therefore do not take advantage of the benefits of a VA Home Loan available to them. If you are a veteran or […]

How A Sellers’ Market Could Be Good For Buyers

The housing market is about supply and demand. When there are a lot of buyers and too few homes, prices and competition rise, making it a good time for homeowners who want to sell. When there are more homes than buyers, prices fall and bargains abound. In short, the market will usually favor either buyers […]

Cautious Buyers May Overestimate Down Payment Cost

Affordability is the top concern for potential home buyers entering the summer season. That’s not a surprise. With prices and mortgage rates up, it’s natural that Americans who are hoping to buy might be leery when seeing news of rising housing costs. But, though affordability conditions are challenging in some markets, buyers may have some […]

Top 4 Advantages Of Buying A New Home

If you’re considering the advantages of buying a new home compared to buying a pre-owned house, there are many options to consider.  Considering that buying a house is such a significant investment, here are the top benefits of purchasing a brand new house. The Advantages Of Buying A New Home Considering our modern high-tech lifestyles, […]