6 facts you should know about VA loans

If you’re not already familiar with what VA loans are, who can utilize them and how they can help your business, read on — we’ve got a lesson for you.

Buyers Have High Hopes for Spring

Getting Equipped to Win Buyers are flocking to the market this spring, with high hopes even as they face a frenzy of multiple-offer situations, according to new realtor.com® research. Currently, inventory is down 8.5 percent year-over-year. In addition to the buyers out in droves for the first time, many have been on the hunt for […]

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Bankruptcy Clarification Could Give Home-Buying Millennials Options

Student loan debt is one of the major home-buying challenges for the millennial generation. According to a survey by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), 83 percent of surveyed millennials said they are delaying their home-buying plans by a median of seven years in direct correlation to their student loan debt. In today’s financial landscape—even […]

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Why 2018 is the best year ever for a low down payment mortgage

This year may just be the best in history for first-time homebuyers to use a low down payment mortgage to leap from renting to owning.  …

3 ways the stock market can affect real estate

On Monday, Feb. 5, Dow Jones dropped nearly 1,200 points, marking the worst plummet the stock has ever experienced in a single day …

Buyers Entering the Market Solo Struggle

Accumulating a down payment is a struggle—and even more so for singles, according to a new report. Singles are facing more than 10 years of saving, assuming they make a 20 percent down payment on a median-priced property, an analysis by Zillow reveals. Conversely, couples can do it in half the time: 4.6 years. In […]

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5 ways savvy homeowners can take advantage of home equity

A home equity line of credit, better known as a HELOC, can be an excellent avenue for helping clients achieve their dreams. But it’s essential that they be smart about how they use them …

HomeFundMe crowdfunding platform now available as employee benefit

Individuals looking to overcome the down payment barrier to purchasing a home may be eligible for assistance through their employer, thanks to a new program launched by mortgage lender CMG Financial …

The truth about millennial homebuyers

The millennial penchant for artisanal cuisine, coupled with their apparent reluctance to invest, has been the source of much debate in recent months. Who knew craft beer and cold brew coffee could spark so much controversy …

Home-Buying Challenges: Report Finds Homeownership Delays

Homeownership is considered a challenging stepping stone on the path to the American Dream—a fact that is especially true for many millennial and minority consumers. The fifth annual America at Home survey by non-profit NeighborWorks America found that down payment confusion, credit score misinformation and student loan debt are the major obstacles standing in the […]

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