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Nine Key Steps to Buying a Home

Buying a home is a big deal, so it is important to be financially prepared in advance. Here are nine steps to take to prepare yourself to become a homeowner.

by Shaun Morgan
America’s Black Homeownership Gap Continues

For many years, Black Americans have been at a disadvantage when it comes to homeownership and acquiring wealth.

by Sha'Kreshia Terrell
How to Overcome Your Fear of Entrepreneurship

Deciding to start a business is a big decision that feels out of reach for some, as many people are scared to take the first step. A successful business can allow one to monetize their skills and hobbies.

by CapWay
Housing Discrimination Widens the Homeownership Gap for Black Americans

The Black homeownership gap has increased by more than 30% since the height of the pandemic. That is higher than it was 60 years ago when racial discrimination in housing was legal.

by Sha'Kreshia Terrell
The Best Time to Buy a House

One of the biggest purchases a person can make is buying a home. Buying a new home is typically an excellent long-term investment; once the mortgage is paid off, you are left with a high-value asset under your name.

by Matin Varshochi
Why Your Credit Score Matters When Purchasing a Home

Your credit score is used by lenders to determine your credit risk when it comes to borrowing money. The higher your credit score, generally speaking, the more you'll be able to borrow, and the lower your interest rate. That can save you thousands of dollars over the life of your loan. So, if you're looking to purchase a home, read on to learn how to optimize your credit score.

by Pam Hill
Housing Market Cooling Down Due to High-Interest Rates

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the housing market has continued to rise in value, although the economy has been in a recession. With the fear and uncertainty of the pandemic, many began purchasing homes, ultimately raising the average house price.

by Matin Varshochi
Rising Median Rent Prices Expected to Pass $2,000 by Summer

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rental market experienced lower prices due to the economic downturn. However, since the pandemic’s worst days are over, monthly rents are back on the rise.

by Matin Varshochi
Homeowners Looking for Roommates to Afford Mortgage Payments

by Nailah Herbert
Federal Reserve Announced Interest Rate Hike

On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, the Federal Reserve Bank announced they will be raising interest rates by a half-point. The rising rates have been at their highest point in more than 20 years, and the increased rates have caused the stock market to go into a frenzy, with the S&P 500 dropping by 3.5% the following day.

by Matin Varshochi
What's the Best Mortgage? | Picking Loans

Choosing the right mortgage depends on a host of important factors. Some of those factors include your FICO score, your available down payment, and how long you plan on living in your new home.

by Pam Hill
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