Down Payment

2018 has brought with it many changes for potential homeowners; not least amongst them the new tax bill. The cons seem to outweigh the pros until you are looking at renting versus buying from a purely mathematical perspective. There are considerations that can be overlooked, which would otherwise prompt more Americans to favor buying over… Read More


However, a report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition has concluded those who work full-time at minimum wage are unable to afford the rent for even a two bedroom apartment in the United States. Therefore, it may be time to check if the scales have been tipped in favor of buying for many Americans.… Read More


Depending on your circumstances and credit history, you can get loans or avail of government programs that offer lower down payments to help you get on the property ladder. These alternative methods, however, can have downsides, so it is important that you choose the option that best suits your financial situation.… Read More


However, sometimes it’s how you balance your budget, rather than how much you have in your monthly budget that matters. There are a number of saving methods you can use, with some clever adjustments to your budget that will allow you to save for a down payment without over burdening you financially. You will, of… Read More


Families are forced to focus on more daily needs such as: food, shelter and clothing. There is little room for savings. That doesn’t mean it can’t be done. Here are some simple strategies that can be implemented to start saving money for a down payment, today.… Read More