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Love and Mortgage

With Valentine’s Day upon us, love is looming in the air… While Cupid’s arrow finds its mark in the hearts of couples young and old alike, it appears as though there’s another side effect that we can predict as well: buying a home. According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers,married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2016 at 58% of all buyers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments and contribute to monthly housing costs makes buying a home more attainable. via Real Estate with Diane Castro-Perez While married couples make up nearly 60% of all first time homebuyers, single women and men also play into the mix… This is from our brief blog post at Simplifying the Market. That article ends by saying, “You may not be that much different than those who have already …