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Do You Fit the Description of the Typical First Time Homebuyer?




Do You Fit the Description of the Typical First Time Homebuyer? | Keeping Current Matters

There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married and have a family. Others may think they are too young. And still others might think their current income would never enable them to qualify for a mortgage.

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2015: The Return of the Millennial Home Buyer




2015: The Return of the Millennial Home Buyer | Keeping Current Matters

Earlier this month, Zillow predicted that millennial buyers (under the age of 35) will become the largest group of buyers, overtaking Gen X (35-50 years old) by the end of 2015.

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Buying a Home? Don’t Let Fear Get in Your Way




Don't Let Fear Get In Your Way | Keeping Current Matters

Our founder, Steve Harney, occasionally asks to do a personal post on what he sees as important to our industry. Today we are reposting one of his favorites. Enjoy! – The KCM Crew

Last week, I was talking to a young couple I know that was about to close on their first home. They were riding the wild rollercoaster of current mortgage rate swings and were not happy about the mortgage process overall. Yet, when the conversation shifted to finally living in a home that they own, their disposition changed dramatically.

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Future Homeowners Share American Dream




Future Homeowners Share American Dream | Keeping Current Matters

Two recently released reports indicate that both young adults (Millennials) and teenagers (Generation Z) still see homeownership as an important piece of their future success.

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With Interest Rates and Home Prices on the rise, do you know the true Cost of Waiting?




With Interest Rates and Home Prices on the rise, do you know the true Cost of Waiting? | Keeping Current Matters

At Keeping Current Matters, we have often broken down the opportunity that exists now for Millennials who are willing and able to purchase a home NOW… Here are a couple other ways to look at the cost of waiting.

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