1. Mortgage or Marriage? Which Comes First?

    According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2017 at 57% of all buyers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments and contribute to monthly hou…Read More

  2. NAR: 2017 Best Year For Existing-Home Sales In A Decade

    Despite a weak December ending a trend of two straight months of increases, there were still more existing homes sold last year than in any year since 2006. The most recent data from the National Association of Realtors shows that existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that includ…Read More

  3. More single women are buying homes, says new report

    The relationship status of homebuyers is shifting. In 1985, 81 percent of homebuyers were married couples. Today, that figure is closer to 66 percent, even though the number of unmarried couples buying homes has only barely grown. What accounts for the change? All the single ladies. Some 17 percent …Read More