Tag: First time buyers

  • Warren Buffett Betting on Housing

    Warren Buffett is buying into real estate companies. While his comments stop short of saying when a recovery will occur he is fully confident it will. The slump is “a necessary correction, but it is not a correction that’s over in a day or a week or a month,” Buffett said at Fortune magazine’s Most […]

  • Buy Vs. Rent Calculator

    Today I came across a really useful little tool that can help you calculate whether it is better for you you to rent a home or buy a home. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/business/buy-rent-calculator.html This is the most thorough tool I have found so far for this purpose. The only difficult part for consumers can be inputting the right […]

  • First Time Buyers

    If you are thinking about entering the Arizona real estate market as a first time buyer you may need to adjust your price target for a home a little lower after October 1st. There is a change to the FHA loan limits. Previously the FHA would consider loans up to $346,250 in the county of Maricopa […]

  • Two thirds of Americans Think Now Is a Good Time to Buy a Home.

    According to the 2011 National Housing Pulse Survey 64% of Americans think now is a good time to buy a home. While fewer Americans than in the past agree, the overwhelming majority 72 percent still say that buying a home is a good financial decision. Almost two thirds,  64 percent say that now is a good […]

  • 5 Tips For First Time Home Buyers

    I read some interesting statistics from the National Association of REALTORS that first time buyers accounted for 50% of home sales in 2010. With prices now seen as more affordable in most markets some renters who have been on the sidelines for a while are obviously getting into the home ownership market. Here’s 5 tips […]

  • Tips for first time buyers.

    There’s not many more exciting things than buying your first home. Since the market correction that began in 2006 many people are now finding themselves in a position to buy as opposed to feeling locked out of an ever rising market. Forbes came up with 10 tips for first time buyers. Read the list here. […]