Realtor.com just posted a great article about the reasons why 2016 may be YOUR year to finally purchase your first home, or find the home of your dreams!
1. Interest Rates are Still at Record Lows. A 30-year fixed mortgage rate is still hovering around 4%!
2. Rents Have Skyrocketed. The increase in rent prices is not proportional to, and exceeds, the increase in housing values.
3. Home Prices are Stabilizing.
4. Down Payments Don't Need to Break the Bank. There are a variety of mortgage options available in this market, as long as your credit score is up to par. USDA loans can require a 0% down payment! Or, the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Home Possible Advantage Program allows for a 3% down payment if your credit score is above a 620!
5. Mortgage Insurance is a Deal, Too. For FHA loans, mortgage insurance is required in case of default. The fees are lowering from 1.35% to 0.8%, and are expected to bring 250,000 new home owners into the market.
6. You'll reap major tax breaks. Unless you buy a million-dollar home, all of the interest on your mortgage is tax-deductible!
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"I started with the process for selling the house with Lizzy Byrne last October. I had information about the probable selling prices and I made a decision about it based on it. She was prompt to point out the main deficiencies to be corrected, I had a precise information about the cost involved for any repairs. I usually had informative emails about the status of the negotiations and emails in relations to decisions to be made, always I received a phone call to back important issues. She was open to clarifications and questions, it was of prime importance for me, as I was unaware of most of the selling process, like needed documentation, etc. I left to her to manage all the process with total confidence, I felt free of stress and pretty confident on the achievement of good results. I had clear explanations of pros and cons and decisions were made with sufficient information about alternatives, values and possible outcomes. Finally, I had my house sold for Christmas! It took less than 3 months and with a very happy end."