1. Buying A Home Can Be Scary… Unless You Know The Facts

    Some Highlights: Many potential homebuyers believe that they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home, which stops many of them from even trying! Here are some facts: 40% of millennials who purchased homes this year have put down less than 10%. 76.4% of loan applicatio…Read More

  2. The Cost of Renting vs. Buying a Home

    Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (29.2%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (15.8%), the choice becomes obvious. Every market is different. Before you …Read More

  3. Be Careful Not To Get Caught In The Rental Trap!

    There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top benefits is being able to protect yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage. Don’t Become Trapped  A recent article by ConsumerAffairs addressed the continuous rise in rents, stating: “Th…Read More

  4. Rent vs. Buy

    Buying a home is a big financial investment – perhaps the biggest one you'll make in your life. Be sure to do your homework and carefully evaluate how you want to live and how much you can comfortably afford. Homeownership can be very rewarding if you are properly prepared, know what to expect, an…Read More