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Category: Home Buying Tips

    Single Women Are Embracing Homeownership

    By Zoe Doehring | March 27, 2024

    In today’s housing market, more and more single women are becoming homeowners. According to data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 19% of all homebuyers are single women, while only 10% are single men. If you’re a single woman trying to buy your first home, this should be encouraging. It means other people are making their dreams a reality – so... Read More

    Why You Want a Ryan Dallas Real Estate Agent’s Advice for Your Move

    By Zoe Doehring | February 29, 2024

    No matter how you slice it, buying or selling a home is a big decision. And when you’re going through any change in your life and you need some guidance, what do you do? You get advice from people who know what they’re talking about. Moving is no exception. You need insights from the pros at Ryan Dallas Real... Read More

    Why So Many People Fall in Love with Homeownership

    By Zoe Doehring | February 15, 2024

    Chances are at some point in your life you’ve heard the phrase, home is where the heart is. There’s a reason that’s said so often. Becoming a homeowner is emotional. So, if you’re trying to decide if you want to keep on renting or if you’re ready to buy a home this year, here’s why it’s so easy to fall... Read More

    Why You May Want To Seriously Consider a Newly Built Home

    By Zoe Doehring | January 17, 2024

    Are you putting off your plans to sell because you’re worried you won’t be able to find a home you like when you move? If so, it may be time to consider a newly built home and the benefits that come with one. Here’s why. Near-Record Percentage of New Home Inventory Newly built homes are becoming an... Read More

    3 Keys To Hitting Your Homeownership Goals in 2024

    By Mackenzie Holland | January 11, 2024

    If buying or selling a home is your goal for 2024, it’s important to understand today’s housing market, know your why, and work with industry experts to bring your homeownership vision for the new year into focus. Over the last year, the economy had a big impact on the housing market, and likely on your wallet too. That’s why... Read More

    Why Mortgage Rates Could Continue To Decline

    By Mackenzie Holland | December 20, 2023

    When you read about the housing market, you’ll probably come across some information about inflation or recent decisions made by the Federal Reserve (the Fed). But how do those two things impact you and your homebuying plans? Here’s what you need to know. The Federal Funds Rate Hikes Have Stalled One of the Fed’s primary goals is to lower inflation.... Read More

    Down Payment Assistance Programs Can Help Pave the Way to Homeownership

    By Mackenzie Holland | December 13, 2023

    If you’re looking to buy a home, your down payment doesn’t have to be a big hurdle. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 38% of first-time homebuyers find saving for a down payment the most challenging step. But the reality is, you probably don’t need to put down as much as you think: Data from NAR shows the median... Read More

    When You Sell Your House, Where Do You Plan To Go?

    By Mackenzie Holland | December 7, 2023

    If you’re thinking about selling your house, you may have heard the supply of homes for sale is still low, and that means your house should stand out to buyers who are craving more options. But you may also be wondering, once you sell, how does the current supply impact your own move? And, will you be able... Read More

    Why Homeowners Are Thankful They Own

    By Mackenzie Holland | November 29, 2023

    Countless people have set out on the exciting journey of homeownership. Ask around and you’ll find the vast majority are thankful they took the leap and bought a home. But why? It’s because of the many emotional and lifestyle benefits that come with being a homeowner. So, if you’re trying to decide if you want to rent... Read More

    Life-Changing Events That Move the Housing Market

    By Mackenzie Holland | November 15, 2023

    Life is a journey filled with unexpected twists and turns, like the excitement of welcoming a new addition, retiring and starting a new adventure, or the bittersweet feeling of an empty nest. If something like this is changing in your own life, you may be considering buying or selling a house. That’s because through all these life-altering events, there... Read More