The current housing landscape presents greater home values, low interest rates, and high buyer demand. All of these factors point to the strong market forecasted to continue throughout the rest of the year.
Rent vs. Buy
Whether you are a first-time buyer or looking to move up to the home of your dreams, now is a great time to purchase a home. Here are three major reasons to buy today.
If you’re currently renting and have dreams of owning your own home, it may be a good time to think about your next move. With rent costs rising annually and many helpful down payment assistance programs available, homeownership may be closer than you realize.
Renting or Owning, What Is Better for You? Like everything in life, there are pros and cons. What is better for you depends on your situation!
Owning a home brings a sense of accomplishment and confidence that cannot be achieved through renting. We often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But, more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful and compelling ones.
The hesitation some Americans feel after experiencing a foreclosure or a short sale brings to mind the old saying: “Fool me once- shame on you. Fool me twice- shame on me.” Recall learning to ride your first bike during your childhood. Did you stop riding it because you fell on the ground and scraped your knees? Or did you get back on and try again until you were able to ride without falling?
A video showing 3 Reasons Renters Want to Buy A Home
Watch this short video about buying vs renting in 2019
5 Reasons Homeownership Makes 'Cents'
As an owner, your mortgage payment is a form of ‘forced savings,’ which allows you to build equity in your home that you can tap into later in life. As a renter, you guarantee the landlord is the person building that equity.