Courtesy of Kimberly Coleman, branch manager of Prospect Mortgage in Sherwood, OR.
According to a recent survey commissioned by Move Inc., 23% of adults plan to purchase a home in the next five years and 53.5% of them happen to be first-time homebuyers. If you have potential homebuyers who are sitting on the fence thinking about purchasing a house, here are some talking points you can share with them.
Lower property values are making homeownership more attractive than renting in many markets throughout the country. Paying for a mortgage is now less expensive than renting in many large metropolitan areas, including Miami, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Washington, D.C., as well as smaller cities like San Antonio and Fresno, California. In fact, you can learn more about buying real estate in Las Vegas at a website like