Tag: home affordability

Being able to afford a mortgage comfortably within your budget can get complicated when the real estate market decides to fluctuate. And if you’re a prospective homebuyer then you have to be strategic about exactly when you buy in order to minimize costs and get the best home for your money. This section has all the latest news related to home affordability and housing costs.

Map: Priced out of Homeownership

Are You Being Priced Out of Homeownership?

Sep 22, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

Achieving the American Dream is getting tougher and tougher as home prices continue to rise, but some key areas still offer affordability to new buyers.

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Can your afford your lifestyle

Earning Enough to Afford Your Lifestyle

Aug 11, 2016 | Meghan Alard

View this interactive map to compare income to home affordability in 27 U.S. cities – and learn what to do if you live in a place with a large budget gap.

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The Ups and Downs of Buying a Home

Jun 22, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

There are mixed reports about the housing market this summer. We look at the reports to see what homebuyers and sellers can expect in real estate this season.

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Housing Outlook 2016

Jan 06, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

Consolidated Credit helps home buyers and sellers understand the upcoming year in real estate, so families on both sides can achieve their ownership goals.

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Student Debt Challenges Homeownership

Oct 14, 2015 | Meghan Alard

Americans still believe buying a home is a key part of the American dream, but Millennials struggling with student debt face challenges to reach this goal.

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Seniors & Pros Don't See Eye to Eye

Aug 26, 2015 | Monica Victor

Older folks save by using senior discounts and sticking to a budget now, but the pros say add reducing housing costs and managing finances for the future.

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How to Drive Down Home Prices

Jul 13, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

A new study correlates home prices with gas price trends in a given region or area. So does an area with high gas prices really mean a better mortgage?

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Does It Cost More to Buy Less Home?

Jun 03, 2015 | Meghan Alard

A study by Zillow finds mortgages at lower price points cost more per dollar borrowed, but does this mean your fair housing rights are being violated?

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Stop Crying about Home Buying

May 20, 2015 | Meghan Alard

From house hunting issues if you have kids to home affordability for low income earners, we cover the challenges in this summer’s housing market.

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Goodbye Landlord, Hello Lender

Apr 21, 2015 | Monica Victor

It may be a good time to move out of a rental and into your own home but bad credit, insufficient down payment or a limited inventory may delay timing.

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