Home Buyers

Can a High School Grad Afford To Buy in North Texas?

By Candy's Dirt / July 20, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports The good news? A person with a high school diploma could (in theory) afford to buy a home in North Texas. The bad news? It will probably take seven years (at least) to save the down payment. A new Zillow research report matched median mortgage payments in the country’s 50 largest metro […]

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Sellers Prepared for Slower Market, But Unclear on Costs of Selling a Home

By Candy's Dirt / March 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

The majority of sellers in 2019 are prepared to deal with a slower housing market, know they need an agent, but are still unclear on costs associated with selling a home, a new report revealed. The report by Clever.com found that 65 percent of those surveyed were aware that 2019 might signal a slowdown in […]

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Wage Increases Buoy Labor Force, Provide Access Up The Property Ladder

By Joanna England / July 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

When it comes to buying a home in hot North Texas markets, what’s holding a lot of buyers back — besides inventory — is income. With so much of a recent graduate’s paycheck going toward exorbitant student loans, and with many families making the tough choice of forgoing homeownership so one parent can stay home […]

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