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What first time homebuyers are looking for in a home
February 7, 2020

What first time homebuyers are looking for in a home

Generalizing preferences about a generation that the Pew Research Center estimates at more than 73 million Americans is no easy task (nor do we recommend it), but we can use cultural values, character...


How Much Do I Need to Earn to Buy a Home?
November 5, 2018

How Much Do I Need to Earn to Buy a Home?

After renting property for a while, you may be considering buying next time. The advantages of homeownership are focused around the fact that you now have an asset that can hold or gain value, and be ...


Older Americans 'Age in Place,' Millennials Struggle to Find Homes
February 18, 2019

Older Americans 'Age in Place,' Millennials Struggle to Find Homes

With more seniors than ever aging in place and choosing not to sell the family home, an estimated 1.6 million fewer properties are now available in a market already experiencing a critical shortage, a...


How the Pandemic Affects Buying a Home
May 15, 2021

How the Pandemic Affects Buying a Home

In this time of crisis, people are returning to the roots of their humanity and looking to the nostalgic pastimes of generations ago like baking sourdough bread and gardening. The home has once again ...


Tips for Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market
June 11, 2020

Tips for Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market

Believe it or not, this is what buying in a seller’s market can be like. These so-called “hot markets” are where housing inventory is low and prices are relatively high. And while these conditions are...


How Much Money Do You Really Need to Save to Buy a House?
January 4, 2021

How Much Money Do You Really Need to Save to Buy a House?

Ongoing expenses Costs that persist over time once you become a homeowner Property taxes Property taxes vary by state and county and are usually included in your monthly mortgage payment. Property tax...


How to Buy a House in 2022
March 22, 2022

How to Buy a House in 2022

Step 1: Determine If You’re Ready to Buy a House Are you excited about buying your new home? Know that preparation is a huge step that can save you a lot of time along the way. Rounded up below are ti...


How Your Mortgage Rate is Calculated (and What You Can Do About It)
January 17, 2021

How Your Mortgage Rate is Calculated (and What You Can Do About It)

Why Mortgage Rates Matter If you’re like most homebuyers, there are three mortgage factors that probably concern you most: the closing costs, the monthly payment, and the rate. The lower your mortgage...


7 Tips to Create a Focus-Friendly Work Space During Quarantine
April 17, 2020

7 Tips to Create a Focus-Friendly Work Space During Quarantine

1. Create a morning routine Jumping right into “work mode” when you wake up isn’t healthy for your brain or good for your productivity. Now that you don’t have a morning commute, use the extra time to...