Home Buyer Advantage Starts Now

Buyers had to be prepared to bring their housing A-game this year. Amid tight inventories of homes for sale and a tight lending environment, they’ve needed to get pre-approved for a mortgage, be laser-focused on what it is they want in in order to make quick decisions, and even forgo some … [Read more...]

Single Women make up the 2nd Largest Home Buying group

According to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, single women made up 18% of all first-time homebuyers last year, second only to married couples who made up 54% of total buyers. Whether they are young, single and no longer want to rent, or … [Read more...]

Buyers Need to Be Ready for Some Competition

The spring housing market is heating up and demand is high across the country. Some would-be buyers who were outbid last year or couldn’t find a home to fit their needs are returning this spring. They’re more determined than ever to buy too. But the competition will likely be steep again this … [Read more...]

How 5M Buyers Could Save Big

Mortgage rates have been near record lows for years, but still more than 5 million borrowers who could qualify and benefit from refinancing have not taken advantage, shows a new report from Black Knight Financial Services. Mortgage rates have recently fallen back below 4 percent. That means about … [Read more...]