Posts Categorized: Homeownership

Down payment assistance is available for people who want to become homeowners but need a little extra help. In the NFCC’s latest financial literacy survey, they found that one in two Americans who have tried to purchase a home have faced barriers. One of the top barriers people always cite is lack of funding for…

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Here’s a warning a lot of people wish they’d heard earlier: You can lose your home loan pre-qualification and even your loan approval midway through the loan process. Not only that, but you can lose your approval right up until the last minute – when you’ve got your household boxed up and you’re ready to…

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As Financial Literacy Month is recognized throughout the nation, credit.org and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) are working together to spotlight the results of the 2019 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey. This year’s survey, conducted online by Harris Poll in March 2019 among 2,086 U.S. adults ages 18 and older, reveals prominent barriers to…

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Homeownership is a worthy goal for everyone, but it’s a big process to undertake. If you’ve never owned a home or have been away from homeownership for a while, it can be challenging to know where to begin.  These tips will help you get started: Get your finances in order. This step will be different…

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If you’re a Millennial, it certainly can feel like the deck is stacked against you financially. Compared to our parents and grandparents, student loan debt burdens are substantially higher, and without a college education these days, good paying jobs are limited. House prices are 10 times as high as they were 50 years ago; meanwhile,…

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We want homebuyers to have the best chance to succeed in achieving their goal of homeownership. Pre-purchase coaching is a must do for anyone looking to become a homeowner and here are the top 5 key benefits: Access to a knowledgeable housing coach Participating in a coaching session with a HUD-approved housing counseling organization provides…

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Buying a home in your 20s is an investment in your future – and one that can grow significantly as you build equity. If you believe you are ready to take the leap from renting to owning, don’t let age deter you; follow these tips on the path to experiencing the joy and pride of…

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