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Key Terms to Know in the Buying Process

Posted by Kim Diop on December 16, 2020 in  Home Ownership
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How Down Payment Assistance Opens the Door to Homeownership Many people are eager to buy a home right now while affordability continues to be a highlight of the current housing market. However, a recent survey by Sparks Research shows that 20% of first-time homebuyers cite a lack of financial education as a barrier to homeownership. This is definitely understandable. If you don’t feel comfortable with the financial process of buying a home, it’s hard to make a confident d... read more
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Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You

Posted by Kim Diop on November 11, 2020 in  Home Ownership
Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise. With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move into homeownership that stretches each dollar a little bit further. While the best timeline to buy a home is different for everyone, the question remains: Should I continue renting or is it time for me to buy? The answer depends on your current situation ... read more
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The Cost of Renting vs Buying

Posted by Kim Diop on September 02, 2020 in  Home Ownership
The Cost of Renting Vs. Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights The percentage of income needed to afford a median-priced home today is declining, while that for renting is on the rise. This is making buying a home an increasingly attractive option for many people, especially with low mortgage rates driving purchasing power. Let’s connect if you’d like expert guidance on exploring your homebuying options while affordability is high. ... read more
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Ask a Pro About Buying a Home -INFOGRAPHIC-

Posted by Kim Diop on August 26, 2020 in  Home Ownership
Ask a Pro About Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights According to trending data, searches for key real estate topics are skyrocketing online. Clearly, lots of people have questions about buying a home, and other topics related to the process. Working with a trusted real estate professional will help you create the most personalized and helpful experience. Let’s connect so you have the guidance you need along the way. ... read more
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