Tag Archives: Homeownership

June is National Homeowners Month!

Happy National Homeowners Month! It is time to celebrate and promote the American Dream of owning a home. Using a REALTOR® makes it more affordable, attainable and sustainable for anyone looking to start on the homeownership journey. The dream of …
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Resource Video: Buyer Edition

Reasons You Should Buy a Home There are many reasons why you should consider buying a home to experience the joys of homeownership. This informational video provides financial and emotional reasons to purchase a home. Your Shorewest, REALTOR®  is available …
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Want to Avoid Home Buyers Remorse? Follow These Six Tips!

All home buyers want to find the “perfect home”. There are plenty of tips out there like check out the surrounding schools or drive by it at night. Check out our list here about what to do before buying your …
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Keep Your Pets Protected In Emergencies

More than 60% of U.S. households have at least one pet as a companion, according to polling data. When it comes to what type of pets Americans have, dogs and cats are the overwhelming favorites, as you might expect. But these little …
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Majority of Americans Plan on Buying Homes in Near Future

According to the BMO Harris Bank Home Buying Report, 52% of Americans say they are likely to buy a home in the next five years. Americans surveyed for the report said that they would be willing to pay an average of …
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Resource Video: Homeowners Edition

Dangers of Not Replacing a Dead Tree Today’s video centers on replacing a dead tree in your yard. While they are unsightly they are also highly dangerous. If one falls in your yard it could cause injury or even death. …
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What Money Can’t Buy

The American Dream is to be a Homeowner. Many times you will hear about the financial benefits such as equity and building financial wealth. However let’s take the time to dig a little deeper and find out what money can’t …
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The Most Appealing Aspects of Homeownership

The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) just released their first issue of the Housing Opportunities & Market Experience Survey (HOME). In the report, NAR revealed what Americans believe to be the most appealing aspects of homeownership. Here is a graph showing the results:It is …
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5 Great Benefits of Homeownership

For many people in the United States, owning a home is still a quintessential part of the American Dream. Taking the jump into homeownership can be an intimidating process, especially for first-time buyers. Despite this, more than 2.5 million people …
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Categories: Home Buying


Helpful Tips for Saving for a Downpayment

The American Dream of homeownership is still alive and well today. But for many, saving for a downpayment – especially in today’s economy– continues to be a significant challenge. Homeownership continues to be a good long-term investment that creates family …
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