2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers for 2019
Urban Institute recently released a report entitled, “Barriers to Accessing Homeownership: Down Payment, Credit, and ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on November 5, 2018
Still Think You Need 15-20% Down to Buy a Home? Think Again!
According to a new study from Urban Institute, there are over 19 million millennials in 31 cities who are not only ready and willing to become ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on November 2, 2018
Taking Fear Out of the Mortgage Process
A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainties about the buying process. A ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 31, 2018
Are You Spending TOO Much on Rent?
Chances are if you are renting you are spending too much of your income on your monthly housing expense. There is a long-standing ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 30, 2018
Housing Is Still Affordable in the United States!
Lately, there have been many headlines circulating about whether or not there is an “affordability issue forming in the housing market....
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 24, 2018
Will Home Prices Continue to Increase?
There are many unsubstantiated theories about what is happening with home prices. From those who are worried that prices are falling (data shows ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 23, 2018
5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search
In today’s real estate market, with low inventory dominating the conversation in many areas of the country, it can often be frustrating to be ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 17, 2018
Baby Boomers are Downsizing, Are You Ready to Move?
For a while now baby boomers have been blamed for a portion of the housing market’s current lack of housing inventory, but should they really ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 16, 2018
Pre-Approval: Your 1st Step in Buying a Home
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 15, 2018
Dispelling the Myth About Home Affordability
We have all seen the headlines that report that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in the last ten years, and ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 11, 2018
The True Cost of NOT Owning Your Home
Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on October 8, 2018
Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed In 2019?
The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment; the higher the rate, the greater the payment will be. ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on September 25, 2018
Rents Are on The Rise: Don’t Get Caught in The Rental Trap!
There are many benefits to homeownership, but one of the top benefits is protecting yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on September 4, 2018
Having Trouble Saving Enough for Your Down Payment? Crowdfund It!
You read that right! First-time buyers across the country are getting creative when it comes to saving the necessary down payment to buy a home....
Posted by Grady Hodge on August 22, 2018
The Wave of Millennial Homebuyers Continues to Swell
Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as a part of attaining their ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on August 9, 2018
Buying Is Now 26.3% Cheaper Than Renting in the US
The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting, with a traditional ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on August 3, 2018
You Need an Agent Who Will Always Put You First
Whether you are a rookie homebuyer or have gone through the process many times, having a local real estate expert who is well versed in the ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on August 1, 2018
4 REAL Reasons Why We Buy A Home!
We often talk about why it makes financial sense to buy a home, but more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful or compelling ...
Posted by Grady Hodge on July 17, 2018