5 Must-Knows Before Buying Your First Home

Time to Buy a House

Be prepared with these 5 tips on home buying

So you’re ready to buy your first house, eh? Congratulations! Homeownership is an exciting journey – one you’ll share with 64.9% of Americans. It can be a great investment for yourself and your community, but it’s important to consider a few things before you get started. Here are a handful of tips to prepare you for the home buying process.
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How Traditional Real Estate is Hurting Homeownership

The Costs of Homeownership

Why Homeownership is important and how Houwzer is making it more cost-effective

In a January 12, 2016 Inman News article, California Association of Realtors CEO, Joel Singer, expressed concern about the declining rates of homeownership in America. Mr. Singer’s concerns are well placed: Post World War II homeownership is the backbone of American Middle-Class wealth. In fact, homeownership created the middle class in America. The evidence for this proposition is irrefutable. What is refutable, however, are the reasons Singer gives for the declining homeownership rates. He estimates homeownership rates dropped a full 10% since 2006 to its lowest rate since the 1960’s.
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South Philly Real Estate Prices and Trends

Real Estate is booming in South Philly. Let’s see why.

It’s South Philadelphia’s (South Philly as any local would say) turn in the spotlight on the Real-State blog. South Philly starts at South Street, is bounded by the Delaware River to the east and south, and the Schuylkill River to the west. It has a rich immigrant history, is a foodie’s delight, and in 2015 saw a 12% increase in real estate prices.

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