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20
Jul

Home Buying Tips for Renters

Historically, the choice between renting, or buying a home has been a tough decision. Consider the four tips below as you think about buying a home this year. Tip #1– Interest Rates are still historically low and holding. Tip #2– Almost 88% of rental property managers have raised their rent in the last 12 months. …

18
Jul

2017 FL ALHFA Educational Conference

HFA Miami is proud to be a member of the Florida Association of Local Housing Finance Authorities. This year’s theme was HFAs: Looking Forward, What’s Next. Panel discussions included What’s Next with Congress & the Florida Legislature, Single Family Roundtable, and Workforce Housing & Local Preference. The 2017 educational conference allowed HFAs to meet and …

29
Jun

Dare to Own: Common Myths Busted Wide Open

Many potential buyers are frozen in their efforts to become homeowners. Break the ice and start the process today. June is National Homeowners month and HUD is urging buyers to “Dare to Own the Dream” of homeownership. Check out the myths below that research and survey’s indicate are holding you back from attaining the American …

15
Jun

The Shift: Why Millennials Choose to Buy a Home

“The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and living in a nice home.” At 93%, the top reason Millennials choose to buy is to have control over their living …

13
Jun

The Homeownership Race is On and the Pace is Picking Up!

According to the latest report from the US Census Bureau, more Americans chose purchasing a home over signing a lease to rent in the first quarter of 2017.  This marks the first time since 2006 that the number of new homeowner households outpaced the number of new renter households. Of the 1.22 million new households that …

6
Jun

When is a Good Time to Rent?

People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks when a good time to rent is. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent. The Census Bureau recently released their 2017 first quarter median rent numbers. Below …

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