July 17, 2014 8:51 am
Every day we are pleasantly surprised with the research coming forward regarding the Millennial generation. Whether it was the over-exaggeration of the student debt challenge
, the misbelief that they are not yet ready to buy
or the under estimation of their actual home purchases
, evidence is beginning to debunk the myths many have held about this generation and homeownership. Now, one more strongly held belief is being questioned.
July 16, 2014 8:40 am
A recent survey by Zelman & Associates
revealed that 38% of those between the ages of 25-29 years old and 42% of those between the ages of 30-34 years old believe that a minimum of 15% is required as a down payment to purchase a home. A recent questionnaire administered by Freddie Mac
showed that over 50% of all respondents thought 20% was required as a down payment.
July 15, 2014 8:27 am
Many of our readers ask us where interest rates are headed over the next several months. While no one has a crystal ball, we did want to share what some experts are saying on the subject.
July 14, 2014 8:15 am
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If you read certain headlines, you might be led to believe that the housing recovery has come to a screeching halt. Naysayers are claiming that the threat of rising mortgage rates and a lack of consumer confidence are keeping Americans on the fence when it comes to purchasing real estate. That is actually far from reality.
After all 13,397 houses sold yesterday, 13,397 will sell today and 13,397 will sell tomorrow.