Tag Archives: first-time buyers

Branded Homes, Bidding Wars, & Smart Buying

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Buying Abroad, With a Logo (12 minute read) Why it matters: Here’s an ultra-luxury trend may not have heard [...]

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Best Cities for First-Time Home Buyers

With all the talk about home affordability and the crippling cost of buying in many cities, it leads one to wonder: Where are the most affordable cities in the U.S. to buy? A new report by LendingTree ranks the best cities for first-time buyers. The report takes into consideration: Average down payment amount Average down payment [...]

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Why Money Talk Makes Sense

Many prospective home buyers find the path to home ownership impossible. The issues vary. Sometimes it’s the burden of debt, other times it’s the curse of bad credit. For some it’s simply the difficulty saving up the down payment while they’re living hand-to-mouth. Regardless of the specific issue, the root issue is almost always the [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Saving for the Down Payment

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. How A Shopping Break Can Redraw The Line Between Want And Need (5 minute read) Why it matters: Both [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Sticky Situations

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. 10 Things Your Realtor Can’t Tell You (4 minute read) Why it matters: You might know all ten of [...]

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Help Students Refinance Debt with Credible

Student debt can be a huge drag on first-time buyers’ ability to purchase a home. What many graduates fail to realize is that they can often save thousands over the lifetime of their loan by refinancing their student debt. Credible is a service which promises to “let you compare personalized loan offers from multiple vetted lenders, [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Paying for the Dream House

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. How to Withdraw from Your 401k or IRA for the Down Payment on a House (6 minute read) [...]

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