Brainstorming a list of non-negotiable amenities is one of the best ways to narrow a broad home search and reign in overwhelming options. Defining the difference between a "must" and a "nice to have" provides focus and reflection in the home purchase. Below showcases the top five essential features most home shoppers require.
Home buyers were recently asked what features they took under consideration when choosing the right area for their purchase. The following chart ranks the elements that most impacted their final decision.
Getting a mortgage may seem easy, but the truth is that there are a number of hoops to jump through and hurdles to cross before a mortgage lender will issue you a loan. Here are five essential steps that many buyers don't realize are needed for a mortgage.
No matter the age or life stage, everyone makes mistakes when it comes to home buying. From picking the wrong location to buying more house than one can afford, here are the top mistakes home buyers make at every age.
A home's worth depends on many factors, some of the most obvious including location, crime, and neighborhood comps. However, there are plenty of additional invisible features that influence the final sales price, of which can be viewed below.
The typical buyer desires a three bedroom home with at least two bathrooms, a garage, and updated kitchen. However, depending of their age, buyers prioritize different features, of which can be seen in the following graph.
Buying a home is one of the largest milestones in life. While most Americans will be homeowners by the age of 35, see below for the expected age of homeownership between the generations alongside their average years away from purchasing.