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    You May Not Need as Much as You Think for Your Down Payment [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Tribeca NW | February 3, 2023

    Some Highlights Many people believe you need to put down 20% of the purchase price when you buy a home. But recent homebuyers actually put down far less on their purchase. And with programs like FHA loans, VA loans, and USDA loans, some qualified buyers are able to put down as little as 0-3.5%. Read More

    Experts Forecast a Turnaround in the Housing Market in 2023

    By Tribeca NW | February 2, 2023

    The housing market has gone through a lot of change recently, and much of that was a result of how quickly mortgage rates rose last year. Read More

    Should You Rent Your House or Sell It?

    By Tribeca NW | February 1, 2023

    If you’re a homeowner ready to make a move, you may be thinking about using your current house as a short-term rental property instead of selling it. A short-term rental (STR) is typically offered as an alternative to a hotel, and they’re an investment that’s gained popularity in recent years. According to a Harris Poll survey, 28% of homeowners have considered using a rental service to temporarily rent out their home for additional income. Read More

    Lower Mortgage Rates Are Bringing Buyers Back to the Market

    By Tribeca NW | January 31, 2023

    As mortgage rates rose last year, activity in the housing market slowed down. And as a result, homes started seeing fewer offers and stayed on the market longer. That meant some homeowners decided to press pause on selling. Read More

    Where Will You Go If You Sell? You Have Options.

    By Tribeca NW | January 30, 2023

    There are plenty of good reasons you might be ready to move. No matter your motivations, before you list your current house, you need to consider where you’ll go next. Read More

    Homeownership Builds Your Wealth over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Tribeca NW | January 27, 2023

    Some Highlights If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, be sure to factor in the long-term benefits of homeownership. On average, nationwide, home prices appreciated by 288.7% over the last 32 years. That means homeowners grow their net worth significantly in the long term. Read More

    Homeownership Builds Your Wealth over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Tribeca NW | January 27, 2023

    Some Highlights If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, be sure to factor in the long-term benefits of homeownership. On average, nationwide, home prices appreciated by 288.7% over the last 32 years. That means homeowners grow their net worth significantly in the long term. Read More

    Why It Makes Sense To Move Before Spring

    By Tribeca NW | January 26, 2023

    Spring is usually the busiest season in the housing market. Many buyers wait until then to make their move, believing it’s the best time to find a home. However, that isn’t always the case when you factor in the competition you could face with other buyers at that time of year. If you’re ready to buy a home, here’s why it makes sense to move before the spring market picks up. Read More

    Why You Shouldn’t Fear Today’s Foreclosure Headlines

    By Tribeca NW | January 25, 2023

    If you’ve seen recent headlines about foreclosures surging in the housing market, you’re certainly not alone. There’s no doubt, the stories in the media can be pretty confusing right now. They may even make you think twice about buying a home for fear that prices could crash. The reality is, the data shows a foreclosure crisis is not where the market is headed, and understanding what that really means is mission critical if you want to know the truth about what’s happening today. Here’s a deeper look. Read More

    The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability

    By Tribeca NW | January 24, 2023

    If you’ve been following the housing market over the last couple of years, you’ve likely heard about growing affordability challenges. But according to experts, the key factors that determine housing affordability are projected to improve this year. Selma Hepp, Executive, Deputy Chief Economist at CoreLogic, shares: Read More