The affordability challenge is discussed in this month’s National Association of REALTORS® Power Broker Roundtable. Moderator Jim Imhoff, Chairman, First Weber Real Estate, Madison, Wis., Liaison for Large Firms & Industry Relations, National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Panelists LP Finn, COO, Coach,
Sixty percent of homebuyers put 6 percent, or roughly $15,500, down on a median-priced house, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Work toward that goal with these tips: For more information, please visit www.nar.realtor.
One of the biggest misconceptions of homebuying? The 20% down payment. Here’s how to buy with a lot less down. Buying your first home conjures up all kinds of warm and fuzzy emotions: pride, joy, contentment. But before you get to the
Change your habits and change your life by Cheryl Spangler Jul 25 Key Takeaways Get creative in helping your clients save money on their way to homeownership. How many Starbucks coffees would it take to pay for a down payment on
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By Lisa Gordon | Jun 28, 2017 SLRadcliffe/iStock Home inspectors are quite thorough. Before you buy a house, they’ll scrutinize things you never thought to look at in your many walk-throughs, from cracks in stucco to how well the toilet flushes. In fact, their checklists include
by Kathryn Vasel @KathrynVasel May 11, 2017: 3:27 PM ET My wife and I are hoping to be first-time homebuyers this year. We’ll likely blow our savings on the down payment and closing costs. What’s the best way to handle the
Movoto.c Written by Jaymi Naciri Posted On Wednesday, 26 April 2017 19:07 Nothing stinks more than finding a home, spending hundreds of thousands of dollars, moving yourself your family your pets and all your stuff, and ending up with buyer’s remorse.
Derek Miller Feb 23, 2017 You finally have enough savings for a down payment and you’re ready to buy a house. How much will monthly house payments cost? Like with any big financial commitment, it’s important to know how much you’ll need to budget per
By Craig Donofrio | Jan 25, 2017 Barry Blackman/iStock When you wrap the covers around you at night, do dreams of townhouses, condos, ski cabins, and beach houses dance in your head? Do you fantasize about becoming the Trump of your town, but don’t know