Tag Archives: buyers

Brown: FHA’s Insurance Premiums Sidelining Buyers

The rising insurance rates on Federal Housing Administration mortgages are putting home purchases “increasingly out of reach” for many qualified buyers who rely on FHA financing,...

5 Mortgage Tips for Home Buyers

Bankrate.com offers some tips for your home buyers on securing a mortgage, getting the best rate, and more. Be prepared to document your finances. Buyers should be prepared for extra...

Could Interest Rates Get Buyers Off the Fence?

Though borrowing costs are increasing as interest rates have lifted from their historical lows, some real estate professionals believe the rise may boost home sales. “It will get...

Advice for First-Time Home Buyers

Movoto Real Estate, an online real estate brokerage based in San Mateo, Calif., asked its agents for advice that they would give clients looking to purchase a home for the first time....

Home Buyers Plan to Make a Move This Winter

Home buyers who weren’t successful this summer at finding a home due to limited inventories and competition from all-cash offers are looking to retry their luck in the winter,...

Buyers Say Rising Rates are Painful

Buyers blame rising mortgage rates for making it more difficult to purchase a home and altering the pace of their home search, according to a new Redfin survey of more than 1,700 home...

5 Inspection Problems Buyers Shouldn’t Ignore

Home buyers need to be extra vigilant about inspections in the early stages of a purchase because if problems are discovered too late in the process, it can "dash home owners' dreams...

Keep It Down! City Wants Buyers to Stop Complaining About Noise

The Aspen City Council in Aspen, Colo., is considering adding a "no complaining" clause on a new proposed luxury residence to prevent buyers of units there from complaining about the...

Marketing Your Listing for Today’s Buyers

The real estate marketing practices of a decade ago—yard signage, print advertising, and postcard mailings—do not measure up in today’s increasingly online world. “If...

Get Your Buyers to Act Quickly

Homes are selling quickly, and buyers may need to be decisive and responsive to secure their home purchase....