Lessons Learned by Paying for First Home

Recently, Realtor.com posted a great article about “5 Surprising Lessons I Learned About Paying for My First Home.” It’s been a bit since I purchased my first home but these thoughts/lessons still ring true. Two that I found of particular value were:1. Don’t be fooled by your pre-approval amount.2. PMI is not the devil. BothContinue reading “Lessons Learned by Paying for First Home”

Entry-Level Homeowners Are in the Driver’s Seat

Entry-Level Homeowners Are in the Driver’s Seat One thing helping homeowners right now is price appreciation, especially in the entry-level market. In the latest Home Price Insights report, CoreLogic reveals how home prices increased by 4% year-over-year and projects prices will rise 5.2% by December 2020. Why is this good news for the homeowners?  When prices appreciate, homeowners gain equity.Continue reading “Entry-Level Homeowners Are in the Driver’s Seat”

How are you using your tax refund this year?

How Your Tax Refund Can Move You Toward Homeownership in Tennessee This Year If you’re looking to buy a home in 2020, have you thought about putting your tax refund toward a down payment? Homeownership may be one step closer than you think if you spend your dollars wisely this year. Based on data releasedContinue reading “How are you using your tax refund this year?”