Navigating the Homebuying Journey: A Guide for the First-Time Homebuyer

Navigating the Homebuying Journey: A Guide for the First-Time Homebuyer

Post For many home buyers, buying a home can be a huge burden. If you’re a first-time homebuyer, this milestone can be an especially stressful and overwhelming time. Fortunately, with help from the right lender, you can navigate the road to…
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5 Things You Should Know Prior to Making a Down Payment on a House

Post Are you a home-buyer trying to figure out how much you should put down on your house? Buying a house can be overwhelming, and making your down payment can be especially stressful if you don’t have all the correct information.…
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The “Ideal” Down Payment

Reposted with permission from ValueInsured. When asked about their “ideal” level of down payment, 2 in 3 (68%) millennial first-time homebuyers now say they wish to put down under 20%, according to the latest ValueInsured Modern Homebuyer survey. Naturally, what…
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Homeowners vs. Buyers: Who’s More in Tune with Interest Rate Hikes?

Reposted with permission from ValueInsured. Since hitting record-low in summer of 2016 post-Brexit, U.S. mortgage rates have rebounded, with 30-year fixed rate crossing the important psychological benchmark of 4% at the beginning of 2018. Citing a healthy economy and to…
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Is The American Housing Market Healthy?

Reposted with permission from ValueInsured. Last month, Fannie Mae – a perennially reliable source we trust – found a 5 percent-point drop in Americans’ home buying confidence from a month prior, and an 8 percent-point drop from a year ago. At the…
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What Do Homeowners Think of The Mortgage Industry?

Post Reposted with permission from ValueInsured. It’s a popular time for new year resolution, so how about a little self-assessment of the mortgage industry? We have always wondered what homebuyers think of mortgage lending, so we asked 1,019 of them for…
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Top 5 Reasons Millennials Are Not Buying Homes – Yet

Reposted with permission from ValueInsured. Coming out of the last housing crisis, an urgent priority for the housing industry was to expand the market by getting more Millennials to buy homes. That vision has not exactly panned out. Last year,…
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Move Over Washer and Dryer, Americans Want to Protect Their Home Down Payment

Reposted with permission from ValueInsured. Many Americans have been fortunate enough to enjoy the unforgettable experience of buying a home and others look forward to that important milestone. After deciding on a dream home to buy, homebuyers start to tackle…
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Asking Family For Down Payment Help? You’re Not Alone.

Reposted with permission from ValueInsured. Millennials are living at home longer to avoid paying high rent or to save for their own down payment. This is not news. Millennials are even asking their parents to refinance their own home in…
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Top 5: What Keeps American Homebuyers Up At Night?

Reposted with permission from ValueInsured. We can all agree that home buying is a rewarding and exciting journey, but it’s not without bumps along the way and anxious moments. While 78% of all non-homeowners in America say they want to…
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