How to help millennials prepare for homebuying

Despite tight inventory and increasing home prices, many potential homebuyers — particularly millennials — remain optimistic about the market and their ability to buy a home of their own …

Tell first-time homebuyers these 3 things to get them off the fence

Working with first-time buyers has never been easy, and this year was particularly tough for real estate agents hoping to help clients buy their first home …

Tell first-time homebuyers these 3 things to get them off the fence

Working with first-time buyers has never been easy, and this year was particularly tough for real estate agents hoping to help clients buy their first home …

6 predictions for the 2018 housing market and economy

It’s the time of the year when I look deep into my crystal ball to see what’s on the horizon for the upcoming year. As we are all aware, 2017 has been a stellar year for housing across the country, but can we expect that to continue …

First-Time Homebuyers Are Knocking: Are They Being Let In?

First-time homebuyers are eager to enter the housing market. Getting in the door is another story. First-time homebuyers accounted for 34 percent of sales this year, less than the 35 percent share in 2016 and off an average 39 percent historically, the NAR 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers shows. First-timers bought costlier, but […]

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How to make money off these 6 housing trends from Zillow

Zillow’s Consumer Housing Trends Report for 2017 reveals some surprising first-time buyer trends, the impact of rent increases on home sales, how sellers are finding their agents and data supporting face-to-face marketing …

How to make money off these 6 housing trends from Zillow

Zillow’s Consumer Housing Trends Report for 2017 reveals some surprising first-time buyer trends, the impact of rent increases on home sales, how sellers are finding their agents and data supporting face-to-face marketing …

First-Time Homebuyers: Your Time Is Now

Fall is for first-timers. Seventy of the top 100 largest metropolitan areas see more starter homes on-market in October, November and December, relieving prices 4.8 percent over spring, according to the recently released Trulia Inventory and Price Watch. The most dramatic shifts—in favor of first-time homebuyers—in prices and supply are out West, in Arizona, California, […]

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Heads up: 5 things a first-time homebuyer should know

Renting offers the safe haven of having a landlord and not having to worry about damage, repairs, paying off your 30-year loan or yard work. But being a homeowner has the allure of the American dream, building equity and wealth and owning something of …

Heads up: 5 things a first-time homebuyer should know

Renting offers the safe haven of having a landlord and not having to worry about damage, repairs, paying off your 30-year loan or yard work. But being a homeowner has the allure of the American dream, building equity and wealth and owning something of …