2 Myths About Mortgages That May Be Holding Back Buyers

Fannie Mae’s “What do consumers know about the Mortgage Qualification Criteria?” Study revealed that Americans are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purchasing a home. Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Fannie Mae’s survey revealed that consumers overestimate the down payment funds needed to qualify for a home loan. According to theContinue reading “2 Myths About Mortgages That May Be Holding Back Buyers”

Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time

This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this is due to the fact that the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate has doubled this year, severely limiting homebuying power forContinue reading “Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time”

Why It May Be Time To Add Newly Built Homes to Your Search

If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market. If you’re willing to work with a trusted agent to consider a newly built home, you may have even more options and incentivesContinue reading “Why It May Be Time To Add Newly Built Homes to Your Search”

VA Loans: Making Homes for the Brave Achievable

Some Highlights Free Buyer Guide Free Seller Guide 45 Easy Ways to Sell Your Home Faster Robin McCoy is a Texas Realtor with Keller Williams Realty. License #0582766RobinMcCoyRealty.com | 214.226.3770 | RobinMcCoy@kw.com

VA Loans Can Help Veterans Achieve Their Dream of Homeownership

For over 78 years, Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans have provided millions of veterans with the opportunity to purchase homes of their own. If you or a loved one have served, it’s important to understand this program and its benefits. Here are some things you should know about VA loans before you start the homebuying process. WhatContinue reading “VA Loans Can Help Veterans Achieve Their Dream of Homeownership”

Homeownership Wins Over Time

Some Highlights Free Buyer Guide Free Seller Guide 45 Easy Ways to Sell Your Home Faster Robin McCoy is a Texas Realtor with Keller Williams Realty. License #0582766RobinMcCoyRealty.com | 214.226.3770 | RobinMcCoy@kw.com

The Majority of Americans Still View Homeownership as the American Dream

Buying a home is a powerful decision, and it remains a key part of the American Dream. In fact, the 2022 Consumer Insights Report from Mynd found the majority of people polled still view homeownership as a key life achievement. Let’s explore just a few of the reasons why so many Americans continue to value homeownership. The Financial BenefitsContinue reading “The Majority of Americans Still View Homeownership as the American Dream”

Taking the Fear out of Saving for a Home

If you’re planning to buy a home, knowing what to budget for and how to save may sound scary at first. But it doesn’t have to be. One way to take the fear out of budgeting is understanding some of the costs you might encounter.  And to do that, turn to trusted real estate professionals. They canContinue reading “Taking the Fear out of Saving for a Home”

3 Trends That Are Good News for Today’s Homebuyers

While higher mortgage rates are creating affordability challenges for homebuyers this year, there is some good news for those people still looking to buy a home. As the market has cooled this year, some of the intensity buyers faced during the peak frenzy of the pandemic has cooled too. Here are just a few trends that may benefit youContinue reading “3 Trends That Are Good News for Today’s Homebuyers”