Down Payment

The best time of year to buy a home is dependent on many factors. The market may be bigger in summer, but it will be cheaper in winter. There are also personal factors, such as wanting to get into a new home before your kids go back to school or needing to move closer to… Read More


Dealing with sellers, real estate agents, inspectors and banks can all feel very frustrating, when all you are trying to do is find and purchase the best home for you and your family. The process of buying a home can be broken down into smaller steps, although quite a few of them. If the home-buying… Read More


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