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How Fast Can You Save for a Down Payment?




How Fast Can You Save for a Down Payment? | Keeping Current Matters

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long would it take you to save for a down payment in each state?

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Slaying Home Buying Myths [INFOGRAPHIC]




Slaying Home Buying Myths [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

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Tax Return Depressing? Owning a Home Could Help




Tax Return Depressing? Owning a Home Could Help | Keeping Current Matters

Many Americans got some depressing news last week; either their tax return was not as large as they had hoped or, in some cases, they were told they owed additional money to either the Federal or State government or both. One way to save on taxes is to own your own home

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Measuring Your Ability to Achieve the American Dream




Measuring Your Ability to Achieve the American Dream | Keeping Current Matters

Forbes.com recently released the results of their new American Dream Index, in which they measure “the prosperity of the middle class, and…examine which states best support the American Dream.”

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US Housing Market Continues the Move into ‘Buy Territory’!




US Housing Market Continues the Move into ‘Buy Territory’! | Keeping Current Matters

According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across the country remain a sound investment.

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