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Homebuying

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

First-Timer Primer: Maryland’s Home Buyer Assistance Programs

First-Timer Primer: Maryland’s Home Buyer Assistance Programs

UrbanTurf Staff | August 3rd 2021

Last week, UrbanTurf looked at programs in the District that help homebuyers defray costs. This week, we take a look at a similar list for... read »

First-Timer Primer Follow-Up: DC Homebuyer Assistance Programs, Part II

First-Timer Primer Follow-Up: DC Homebuyer Assistance Programs, Part II

Nena Perry-Brown | August 2nd 2021

As an addendum to our First-Timer Primer on DC’s homebuyer assistance programs, UrbanTurf is highlighting a couple of additional programs today. ... 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 | June 30th 2021

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

What a $15,000 Homebuyers Credit Could Do in the DC Area

What a $15,000 Homebuyers Credit Could Do in the DC Area

Nena Perry-Brown | March 17th 2021

The advanceable tax credit proposed by President Biden wouldn't cover the typical down payment in the DC area. ... read »

No Signs of a Coronavirus Effect on the DC Housing Market Demand—Yet

No Signs of a Coronavirus Effect on the DC Housing Market Demand—Yet

Nena Perry-Brown | March 13th 2020

Thus far, increasing awareness about coronavirus has not dampened demand for DC homebuyers. ... read »

First-Timer Primer: How to Buy a House at Auction

First-Timer Primer: How to Buy a House at Auction

Nena Perry-Brown | February 13th 2020

UrbanTurf put together a quick primer on the ins and outs of a home auction. ... read »

Could New FICO Rules Make it Harder for Homebuyers?

Could New FICO Rules Make it Harder for Homebuyers?

Nena Perry-Brown | January 23rd 2020

Upcoming changes to how FICO scores are calculated are expected to lower the average consumer's credit score. ... read »

For DC-Area Homebuyers, A/C is More Important than Family

For DC-Area Homebuyers, A/C is More Important than Family

Nena Perry-Brown | August 13th 2019

A new study finds that nearly 90 percent of homebuyers in the area cite air conditioning as very or extremely important. ... read »

One Presidential Candidate’s $100 Billion Housing Proposal

One Presidential Candidate’s $100 Billion Housing Proposal

Nena Perry-Brown | July 8th 2019

Senator Kamala Harris's plan would specifically target formerly redlined areas. ... read »

New Homebuying Program Announced for DC Government Employees

New Homebuying Program Announced for DC Government Employees

Nena Perry-Brown | June 10th 2019

Mayor Bowser announced the program, spawned from a partnership with EagleBank, this morning. ... read »

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