Tagged : First-Time Home Buyers

Found 2 blog entries tagged as "First-Time Home Buyers".

5 Signs That You Are Ready to Buy Your First HouseI bought my first house within a few months of being married in my early 20's. I honestly had no idea what I was doing, but I knew that I did not want to throw my money away on rent payments. My wife and I worked on our budget, researched different areas, and bought our first home right off the bat. Looking back, it was one of the most exciting times of our lives. We have so many wonderful memories of our kids being born and growing up in that first house. We lived there for more than five years, which is the longest that we have lived anywhere to date. If we would have rented and moved around during those times, my family's memories of these early times would have been much different. I am very glad that we jumped right into home ownership in our first


The Colorado Springs Suburban Homebuyers Dilema: More House Versus More yard Infograph

Most suburban homebuyers are constrained to a certain real estate search criteria based on their budget. Homes are priced by square footage, upgrades, and amenities, so the approved loan amount on a mortgage pre-approval will determine home much home, upgrades, and amenities a homebuyer can purchase. When working with suburban homebuyers, one of the most common requests I get is, “I want a large yard and maybe some acreage, if possible.” The problem is, that homes with acreage and land are becoming more difficult to find as most new neighborhoods are built with small yards and little privacy.

The trend for most new neighborhood developments is to squeeze as many homes in as possible to increase profit margins. The supply of homes on large lots is