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Home Buying

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

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 | June 30th 2021

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

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 | June 28th 2021

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... 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 2021

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 | July 28th 2020

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 | March 7th 2019

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 | February 22nd 2018

Millennial's reticence (or inability) to become homeowners has been widely reported, however a new report finds that first-timers returned with a... 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 | September 26th 2017

A study by nonprofit NeighborWorks America finds that 25 percent of millennials say they are delaying a home purchase because of student loan debt.... 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 | August 2nd 2017

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 2017

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 | February 10th 2017

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... read »

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