Homeownership is a Cornerstone of the American Dream
“The rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated.”
The famous quote attributed to Mark Twain can apply to homeownership in the United ...
Posted by Brent Wells on March 14, 2019
What’s Going On with Bidding Wars?
In a strong seller’s market, like the one we have experienced over the past few years, bidding wars are common and expected. This makes ...
Posted by Brent Wells on March 13, 2019
4 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Spring
Spring has sprung, and it’s a great time to buy a home! Here are four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting.
1. Prices Will ...
Posted by Brent Wells on March 11, 2019
Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One!
In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on February 18, 2019
Why Homeownership Matters Now More Than Ever
Study after study shows that no matter what generation Americans belong to, the vast majority believe that homeownership is an important part of ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on February 13, 2019
5 Reasons to Love Hiring A Real Estate Pro
Hiring a real estate professional to guide you through the process of buying a home or selling your house can be one of the best ...
Posted by Brent Wells on February 8, 2019
How to Get a Better Perspective on Affordability
Headlines spotlight the fact that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in more than a decade. Those headlines are ...
Posted by Brent Wells on February 7, 2019
One More Time… You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy a Home
The largest obstacle renters face when planning to buy a home is saving for a down payment. This challenge is amplified by rising rents, which has ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on February 5, 2019
Whose Mortgage Do You Want to Pay? Yours or Your Landlord’s?
There are some people who haven’t purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. However, everyone ...
Posted by Brent Wells on February 4, 2019
Is Student Loan Debt A Threat to Homeownership? No!
Over the course of the last thirty years, a shift has happened. An entire generation has been raised to believe that a college education is their ...
Posted by Brent Wells on January 29, 2019
The Importance of Homeownership to the American Dream
For centuries, people in this country have seen homeownership as part of the American Dream. Whether they were born here or immigrated from another ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on January 23, 2019
Do You Prefer the Charm of an Existing Home?
When homebuyers begin their research, they want to see all their available options! In many cases, they will include both new construction and ...
Posted by Brent Wells on January 22, 2019
The Difference Having a Professional on Your Side Makes
In today’s fast-paced world, where answers are a Google search away, there are some who may wonder what the benefits of hiring a real estate ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on January 21, 2019
What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?
The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on January 18, 2019
Last Chance! Homes are a Bargain Compared to Historic Norms
A loaf of bread used to be a nickel. A movie ticket was a dime. Not anymore. Houses were also much less expensive than they are now. ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on January 17, 2019
Buying a Home Young is the Key to Building Wealth
Homeowners who purchase their homes before the age of 35 are better prepared for retirement at age 60, according to a new Urban Institute study. ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on January 15, 2019
Buying a House This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This ...
Posted by Brent Wells on January 14, 2019
Buying A Vacation Property? Now Is A Good Time!
Every year around this time, many homeowners begin the process of preparing their homes in case of extreme winter weather. Some others skip winter ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on January 8, 2019