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Home Buying

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Home Buying, from most recent to least.

First-Timer Primer: How Much Cash Do You Need to Buy a Home?

First-Timer Primer: How Much Cash Do You Need to Buy a Home?

UrbanTurf Staff | Jun 27th

To help home buyers and sellers both novice and seasoned, UrbanTurf is running a series of primer articles this week about the buying and selling proc... read»

60% of Young Adults Will Use Pandemic Savings for a Down Payment

60% of Young Adults Will Use Pandemic Savings for a Down Payment

Nena Perry-Brown | Jun 30th

About 83% of the young adults surveyed had saved money in at least one spending category during the pandemic.... read»

One in 4 Units Nationwide: Cash Sales Are on the Rise

One in 4 Units Nationwide: Cash Sales Are on the Rise

Nena Perry-Brown | May 25th

A recent report shows that in April, one in four existing homes sold were all-cash transactions.... read»

Did Homeownership in the U.S Just Shoot Up?

Did Homeownership in the U.S Just Shoot Up?

UrbanTurf Staff | Jul 28th

New numbers released today reveal the largest rise in homeownership in twelve years. However, those statistics may be a little misleading. ... read»

30 Percent of DC Area Renters Can Afford to Buy in the Region

30 Percent of DC Area Renters Can Afford to Buy in the Region

Nena Perry-Brown | Mar 7th

A recent analysis by the Urban Institute examines how affordable it is for renters in the DC area to buy a house.... read»

The Return of the First-Time Homebuyer

The Return of the First-Time Homebuyer

Nena Perry-Brown | Feb 22nd

Millennial's reticence (or inability) to become homeowners has been widely reported, however a new report finds that first-timers returned with a veng... read»

Debt Forgiven: Homebuilder Aims to Lure Buyers With Student Loan Forgiveness

Debt Forgiven: Homebuilder Aims to Lure Buyers With Student Loan Forgiveness

Nena Perry-Brown | Sep 26th

A study by nonprofit NeighborWorks America finds that 25 percent of millennials say they are delaying a home purchase because of student loan debt. No... read»

$11,342 a Year: The Hidden Costs of Owning a Home in the DC Area

$11,342 a Year: The Hidden Costs of Owning a Home in the DC Area

Nena Perry-Brown | Aug 2nd

A recent analysis finds that DC area homeowners can spend up to $945 a month in addition to their mortgage payment to maintain their home.... read»

How Trump's Tax Proposal Would Affect DC Area Households

How Trump's Tax Proposal Would Affect DC Area Households

Nena Perry-Brown | May 17th

As a funding measure has passed and new tax reform is being proposed, Trulia is examining how Trump's tax proposal might impact homebuying.... read»

Will Rising Mortgage Rates Repress Home Value Growth in 2017?

Will Rising Mortgage Rates Repress Home Value Growth in 2017?

Nena Perry-Brown | Feb 10th

Experts expect that rising mortgage interest rates, likely to reach 4.75-5 percent by the end of the year, will have the largest impact on mortgage af... read»

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