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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 homebuyers 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

How to Buy an Affordable Home: Tips for First-Time Home Buyers Blog Image

How to Buy an Affordable Home: Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Nearly a third of homes sales go to first-time buyers, a group as enthusiastic as it is inexperienced and whose dreams are as big as its bank

Biggest Home Buyer Mistakes: What First Time Buyers Need to Know Blog Image

Biggest Home Buyer Mistakes: What First Time Buyers Need to Know

Few things are more exciting, or terrifying, than buying your first house. You’re joining forces with a spouse or partner, or bravely going alone,

First-time Homebuyer Trend for 2018 Blog Image

First-time Homebuyer Trend for 2018

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

CFPB Reports Complaints About Mortgages Blog Image

CFPB Reports Complaints About Mortgages

Mortgages remain one of the most complained about financial products, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Mortgage provider

HomeReady Program to Debut in December Blog Image

HomeReady Program to Debut in December

Fannie Mae’s new program, HomeReady, will help middle and low income Americans achieve their dream of homeownership. HomeReady will consider

HUD-Certified Homebuyer Education Course

HomeTrek is an easy-to-use online homebuyer education course. Our course will help you learn budgeting, saving, how to improve your credit, understand home much home you can afford, and much more