# Home buying
Saving for a down payment on a home in times of inflation
Landlord unlocks the house key for new home(shutterstock/shisu_ka) If you’re thinking about buying a home, in the U.S. or abroad, having a sizable down payment can save you money in the long run. It not only saves on interest fees, but having at least a 20% down payment can prevent added costs for private mortgage insurance (or PMI).
San Francisco affordable condos for sale starting at $316K
Spending over $300,000 for a condominium might seem like a lot of money. However, in pricey San Francisco the median sale price for a home topped $1.5 million in June. So, a condo for $316,000 might sound like a bargain for someone looking to get on the property ladder.
Bye bye, San Francisco: The top 7 U.S. cities homebuyers are seeking to leave
" So long, San Francisco. " The pandemic has people itching to move. Of course, there is always some percentage of people who are looking to relocate anyway, but a recent report from Redfin shows the share of homebuyers searching for a new place to call home is up substantially since COVID-19 first turned our world upside down.
As the real estate market cools, don't overlook these things when buying a house
Buying a home is a major decision and a huge life milestone. It’s the largest purchase most people ever make, with the Census Bureau reporting the median sale price of new houses reaching $436,700 as of March 2022. If you’re thinking about buying something that costs hundreds of thousands of dollars, do your research and consider every possible factor pertaining to your investment. Even if you have a licensed real estate agent assisting you during the process, you should know the ins and outs of the process because it’s your money, your home and your investment.
American dream, or American nightmare? Home ownership journey captured on reality TV show. Dream Catcher TV now casting.
With interest rates rising and cash offers taking priority, and even inspections being waved, and while those who are able are offering thousands above the asking price- Is the American Dream still worth jumping through the frustrating hoops?
Bye Florida! We're about to become Georgia residents for the first time!
We sold our Florida home and bought a Georgia home! Big changes in the works and we can't wait to share our new adventures with you. Music provided by Epidemic Sound
Paying rent now earns you reward points to use towards travel, fitness classes or putting a down payment on a home
Cathay Pacific Airways (USA) announced earlier this week that they have established a partnership with Bilt Rewards. Bilt Rewards is a loyalty program that allows renters to earn points for rent payments.
The Spring Market Will Be Brutal for Home Buyers
Are you in the market for a new home? If so, you're going to want to watch this video! We talk about why the spring market is going to be brutal for homebuyers and what you can do to prepare. We will also update you on the latest residential real estate activity in Campbell and Cambrian.
Home Buying Nightmares - Lennar Homes | Home Buyers Beware!
If you are considering entering a home buying deal with Lennar Homes, listen to our nightmare experience before you commit. Home buyers beware! This story is not pretty. . . . #lennar #homebuying #nightmare #lennarhomes #beware #homebuyers #realestate #lennarmortgage #lennartitle #nextgen #smarthome
9 key things to know before buying a manufactured home
New video on general information on 9 key steps before buying a manufactured home. Buying any new home is a big step. My inspiration for this video is from Homeia.com The website link will be right here if you want to read the full article. <a href="https://homeia.com/buy-house/manufactured-home-communities-come-in-many-flavors">https://homeia.com/buy-house/manufactured-home-communities-come-in-many-flavors</a>/. As I learn new steps on to purchasing a manufactured home I like to share that information with you all. If you are new here. I invitie you to follow me here News Break. Where I upload manufactured model home tour videos. And also manufactured home General information videos. You all have a wonderful week.
More expensive, more exclusive: Bay Area real estate is more inaccessible after 2020
(Lisa Maree Williams / Getty Images) Bay Area real estate has long been among the most expensive residential or commercial land in the country, but there was a brief period in 2020 when rental prices sunk, largely pandemic-related but the prices were low all the same.
The WORST Time to buy a NEW Home is NOW
I cannot think of a worse time regarding buying a new house or buying a new construction home. In my opinion, homebuyers placing security deposits down on dirt lots where the house isn’t going to be completed for months is very risky given specific trends in our housing market. Meanwhile, mortgage rates are now at their highest levels since April 2020. In today’s housing market update, I share the latest housing market reports with you so you can make your own housing market predictions for 2022, especially for those interested in new homes. I also share an update per Redfin. Get Connected To a GREAT Real Estate Agent in Your Area (ad): <a href="https://homeandmoney.com/jason">https://homeandmoney.com/jason</a> *** Jason Walter, CPA (lic 103885); Sacramento real estate agent and native; Realty ONE Group Complete (DRE 01923240). This post may include affiliate links (if you purchase anything through these affiliated links, the author may earn a commission).
Tips For The Final Walk Through Before Closing on a Home
The Final Walk-Through Before Closing is very important so do not miss the opportunity to see the home and inspect it yourself for the last time before it is yours. There are a ton of things you want to check out while doing the final walk-through with your agent and if you do not conduct a final walk-through and you close on the property. Well you are responsible now because you own the home and did no do a final walk-through to check if the property is in the condition that you saw it the first time you decided to put in an offer and buy it.
Home Buyer Mistakes You Don't Want To Make
Are you shopping for a home? Well, we all know what it's like to feel overwhelmed. There are so many things to think about and decisions to make! But don't worry: there is help out there. This video covers the five most common mistakes people make when buying a home and how you can avoid them!
Home buying tips for first time home buyers
Let me know if any of this rings true to you or anyone you know. You're excited to start searching for a house either as a first time home buyer or a seasoned one. I'm sure you have a family member or friend who would love to give you advice on anything and everything from their favorite chicken recipe to your home purchase. Although their intentions are good, let's go through some of the myths you might hear.
How To Buy A House Without Looking At It!
Buying a house is often one of the most stressful things you'll ever do. But what if I told you there are ways to buy a house without even looking at it? I'm going to show you how buying sight unseen works, and give some tips for finding the perfect property!