First Time Home Buyers

5 Reasons Why Millennials Are Buying [INFOGRAPHIC]

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  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 […]

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Buyer Demand Surging This Spring

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Last fall, some predicted that the 2019 residential real estate market would be a disaster. There was even belief we might experience a housing crash like the one that occurred during the last decade. However, according to two separate reports*, buyer demand dramatically increased over the last three months, leading into this spring buyers’ market […]

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3 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying A Home

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If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Ask yourself the following three questions to help […]

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Slaying the Largest Homebuying Myths Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

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    Some Highlights: The average down payment for first-time home buyers is only 6%! Mortgage interest rates have been on the decline since November! Hop in now to lock in a low rate! 88% of property managers raised their rents in the last 12 months! The average credit score on approved loans continues to […]

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Home Buyer Demand Will Be Strong for Years to Come

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There has been a lot written about millennials and their preference to live in city centers above their favorite pizza place. Some have even gone so far as to say that millennials are a “Renter-Generation”. And while this might be true for some millennials, more and more research has surfaced that shows for the vast […]

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How Much Should You Spend on Rent?

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One of the most exciting parts of becoming an adult is moving out of the house and starting your own life. However, as is the case with most major life events, moving out comes with a lot of added responsibility. Part of this responsibility is knowing and understanding your budget when shopping for the perfect […]

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10 Steps to Buying a House Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

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  Some Highlights: If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start. Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to purchase a home. Make sure to ask Rhonda for details about each step and what else may be required! Call Rhonda today at […]

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Use Your Tax Refund to Buy a House!

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According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $3,436 last year. Tax refunds are often thought of as ‘extra money’ that can be used toward larger goals. For anyone looking to buy a […]

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Nashville Rent Continues to Rise

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Nashville Rent Continues to Rise While the housing market continues to experience a slowdown in home sales and price appreciation, new data from Zillow suggests the rental market is heating up. According to the company’s Real Estate Market Report, February’s rental prices climbed at the fastest rate in the last 10 months. In fact, February’s 2.4% […]

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What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?

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There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. Recently, it was reported that 24% of renters believe they need a 780-800 credit score to be considered for a mortgage. The reality is they are misinformed! Only 25% of the Americans have a FICO® Score between 740 and 800. Here is […]

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