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Waiting Longer to Buy a House Could Hurt Millennials in Retirement

That's the main takeaway from a new investigation into generational housing trends by the Stanford Center on Longevity. Around 63 percent of Americans owned a house in 2016 — the lowest rate in half a...

Can I Buy a House Without a Realtor?

The Pros and Cons The Pros: Potential To Save Money This is the biggest reason why buyers may choose to go solo. For some savvy buyers, the savings may be all the convincing they need. Typically, the ...

Mortgage Rates Are Still Historically Low

Freddie Mac and the 30-Year Fixed Mortgage According to the latest data released from Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage decreased by almost ten basis points to 3.04% That’s not only lower t...

The Best Time of Year to Buy a Home – Seasons and Timing

The Best Times and Months of Year to Buy a House Fall According to a Zillow analysis of 2016 listing and sales data, 26% of buyers paid above list price in April while in November, just 15% of homes...

Building a House vs Buying a House: Which Is Right for You?

Costs of Buying a House Down Payment According to the Motley Fool, the median down payment for a home purchased in early June 2021 was $27,850, though this number can vary from state to state. Further...

Buying a House: Learn About What Goes Into Mortgage Payments

Here’s How to Calculate Your Mortgage Payment While there are many costs associated with owning a home, let’s start with what exactly makes up a large portion of the cost – your mortgage payment. A...

Can You Buy a House with No Money Down?

  Zero Down Option #1: The USDA Home Loan What is a USDA Loan? The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers a 100% financing mortgage. The program is also technically called a Section 502 mortgage, h...

7 Steps to Make an Offer on a House

1. Find Your Home Before you can make an offer on the perfect house you of course have to find it. Newrez has partnered with XOME to help you do just that. With this intuitive home search tool with ...

What is the Average Down Payment for a House?

Tip #1 Reduce Debt While you save some money for a down payment, you will also need to simultaneously maintain a good credit score. This is very important because it helps your chances of being appr...

The 13 Most Expensive Cities in the US

1. Honolulu, HI A steady South Pacific breeze, beautiful beaches, and cascading mountains make Honolulu a dream location for many. You also get to celebrate for three days each year at the Honolulu Fe...