Tag: first-time homebuyers

If it’s your first time jumping into the real estate market, the homebuying process can be a little intimidating. Luckily there are programs and advice specifically geared to helping first-time homebuyers like yourself to achieve dreams of homeownership without a lot of hassle. Learn what to expect from the market so you can get to closing day in a snap!

It's time for a more accessible mortgage market

Mortgage Market Opens for Low-to-Moderate Income Families

Jan 09, 2017 | Meghan Stewart

The Federal Housing Finance Agency is taking action to help low-to-moderate income families enter the mortgage market even with budget challenges.

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Setting financial priorities for the New Year

Setting Financial Priorities in the New Year

Jan 02, 2017 | Meghan Stewart

We offer 5 pieces of advice for setting financial priorities in 2017, so you can protect your finances from economic volatility and prepare for new laws.

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Getting around barriers to homeownership

The Biggest Barriers to Homeownership

Oct 31, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

Student debt and high rent prices may seem like insurmountable barriers to homeownership, but there are programs available to help you overcome them.

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Working to achieve mortgage approval

The Mortgage Lending Paradox

Sep 19, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

As the mortgage default rate nears zero, some believe it’s a sign lending standards are too strict. Here’s what homebuyers can do to get approval.

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Overcoming the initial cost of homeownership

Homebuyer Assistance Programs Under Review

Aug 24, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

HUD is calling for an investigation of down payment assistance programs to ensure practices are fair, but homebuyers may simply not be fully informed.

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Achieve the credit score you want

Credit Score Obstacle to Homebuying

Jul 29, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

A low credit score may not be as much of a roadblock to buying a home as you might think. A good credit building strategy can get you there within the year.

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The Brexit may impact the real estate market here

Why Brexit Matters for US Homebuyers

Jul 14, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

What’s happening in the political arena across the pond in Britain and the EU has a big impact on the mortgage rates and the real estate market in the U.S.

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Achieving the American Dream

Jul 01, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

With the help of Consolidated Credit, Maria Altamirano was able to eliminate her high interest credit card debt to become a first time homebuyer.

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Mortgage Market Heats Up

May 02, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

2015 was a big year in mortgage lending, outreaching 2014 across the board, but is this a true real estate recovery or a return to risk subprime lending?

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Knowing When It’s Time to Buy

Mar 02, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

Homeowners break even in two years with the affordability of buying a home versus renting, but how do you overcome obstacles to secure a good mortgage?

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