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What first time homebuyers are looking for in a home
February 7, 2020

What first time homebuyers are looking for in a home

Generalizing preferences about a generation that the Pew Research Center estimates at more than 73 million Americans is no easy task (nor do we recommend it), but we can use cultural values, character...


2019 Predictions: Housing Market Will Be Cool, But Homeownership Will Rise
December 31, 2018

2019 Predictions: Housing Market Will Be Cool, But Homeownership Will Rise

Prediction: The housing market will continue to cool Over the first half of 2019, home-price growth will stay slow. Our forecasts have price growth settling around 3 percent, which would be the slowes...


Budgeting for Home Ownership
April 28, 2021

Budgeting for Home Ownership

How Much Are Closing Costs? Buyers need to have cash on hand for closing costs which can amount to between 2% and 5% of the purchase price, depending on which state you live in. Additionally, the more...


The Single Female Home Buyer
June 14, 2021

The Single Female Home Buyer

Single Women Bought More Homes Than Single Men Last Year At the start of 2020, single women owned more homes than single men, and that statistic only grew as the year continued. In 2020, 19% of first-...


Summertime Backyard Upgrades
June 28, 2021

Summertime Backyard Upgrades

Landscaping Ideas Consider adding a little solar to your landscaping equation. By installing solar lights, your lawn will have spectacular appeal even after sundown. They can be used to line the edges...


What is Equity?
August 5, 2021

What is Equity?

How to Build Equity in My Home Buying a home is an investment. That’s one of the major perks of homeownership. As with any investment, the idea – and goal – is to build wealth over time. The concept i...


5 Interior Design Tips for Your Home
August 24, 2021

5 Interior Design Tips for Your Home

The Truth: While the financial side of the homebuying process typically trumps stylistic features and interior design preferences in terms of significance in the grand scheme of homeownership, at the ...


The Complete House Shopping Guide
November 16, 2021

The Complete House Shopping Guide

There are numerous disparate factors that can impact your ultimate buying decision including the current housing market, your budget, if you want a fixer-upper, how far you’re willing to commute, or j...