5 Reasons Millennials Choose to Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

2018-06-29T21:47:49+00:00 June 29th, 2018|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics|

Some Highlights: “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and living in a nice home.” The top reason millennials choose to buy is to have control over their living [...]

What’s the Median Home Value in Your State?

2018-06-27T21:27:07+00:00 June 27th, 2018|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing|

If you’ve entered the real estate market as a buyer or a seller, you’ve inevitably heard the mantra “location, location, location” in reference to identical homes increasing or decreasing in value based on where they’re located. In today’s housing market where home prices are appreciating quickly, it’s important to know that not every home appreciates [...]

You DO NOT Need 20% Down to Buy Your Home NOW!

2018-06-25T20:54:54+00:00 June 25th, 2018|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers|

The Aspiring Home Buyers Profile from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The results of the survey show that the main reason why non-homeowners do not own their own homes is because they believe that [...]

Homes are More Affordable in 44 out of 50 States

2018-06-21T19:57:59+00:00 June 21st, 2018|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing|

With both home prices and mortgage rates increasing this year, many are concerned about a family’s ability to purchase a major part of the American Dream – its own home. However, if we compare housing affordability today to the average affordability prior to the housing boom and bust, we are in much better shape than [...]

3 Issues Facing Today’s Real Estate Market

2018-06-20T19:26:59+00:00 June 20th, 2018|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers|

Last week, the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) held their 52nd Annual Journalism Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Among the many highly anticipated sessions was one called “Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate™,” given by Joseph Nahas, Jr., Chair of the Counselors of Real Estate & Senior Vice President of Equus Capital Partners.  [...]

Parents Say Kids’ Opinions Matter Big When Buying a Home

2018-06-13T18:03:09+00:00 June 13th, 2018|First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers|

A recent survey conducted by Harris Poll and released by SunTrust Mortgage found that “55% of homeowners with a child under the age of 18 at the time when they purchased their home said that the opinion of their offspring played a major role in their home buying decision.” When the results were broken down [...]