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How Startup Companies Are Helping Home Buyers Win Bidding Wars Blog Image

How Startup Companies Are Helping Home Buyers Win Bidding Wars

In today’s ultra-competitive housing market, a number of startup companies are addressing new realities in home buying with a strategy based on an

How to Buy a House with Little to No Money Down Blog Image

How to Buy a House with Little to No Money Down

The belief that you need a 20% down payment to secure a mortgage on a home is largely a misconception. At one point it was true, but these days not

What Programs are Available to Help African Americans Become Homeowners Blog Image

What Programs are Available to Help African Americans Become Homeowners

If home is where the heart is, it’s also where wealth building frequently happens in America. That’s not a coincidence. “Homeownership has

Tech Companies Provide Housing Assistance in California and Washington Blog Image

Tech Companies Provide Housing Assistance in California and Washington

What started as a housing squeeze 30 years ago is now a full-blown crisis in Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area. The median home price in San

First-time Homebuyer Trend for 2019 Blog Image

First-time Homebuyer Trend for 2019

Long on the fence, first-time home buyers are hopping into the market at levels not seen in nearly a generation. According to Genworth Mortgage

How Much Down Payment Do I Need for a House? Blog Image

How Much Down Payment Do I Need for a House?

Owning a home was part of the American dream even before there was an America. It’s true. In the tumultuous years leading to the Revolution, the

Should I Tap My 401(k) to Buy a Home? Blog Image

Should I Tap My 401(k) to Buy a Home?

First-time home buyers are often young and financially stressed, struggling with student loan debts, car payments and the costs of raising young

How to Save a Down Payment for a Home in 1 Year Blog Image

How to Save a Down Payment for a Home in 1 Year

Would you believe me if I told you that one year from today you could be unlocking the door to your first home? As they say, the proof is in the

Co-Buying A Home Can: Pros and Cons Blog Image

Co-Buying A Home Can: Pros and Cons

You don’t have to be married to live out the American dream of owning a home. Co-buying is a way for unmarried individuals to get out of the cycle

Single Women Homebuyers: What You Need to Know Blog Image

Single Women Homebuyers: What You Need to Know

A young Nashville teacher I know, let’s call her Mary, is changing the world. Mary is good at her job. She’s financially independent. She has

HUD-Certified Homebuyer Education Course

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