Category: Housing Market

What Would You Give Up To Own A Home? (Millennials Say A Whole Lot)

Imagine a world where millennials didn’t have their beloved iPhones, Instagram or Chipotle… Despite popular opinion that millennials can’t live without technology, about 29% would be willing to give up their iPhone forever, nearly half would swear off Instagram forever… nearly half would even give up Chipotle forever…. all if it meant they could own […]

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The Home Buyer News Roundup: April 14, 2017

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Every week, we search for the most important news that affects people who are buying a new home (or thinking about it) so we can share it with you.  Here’s what we’re paying attention to today: 1. Saving for a down payment is the biggest hurdle for prospective home buyers According to a recent survey by Zillow, saving for a […]

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The Home Buyer News Roundup: April 7, 2017

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Every week, we search for the most important news that affects people who are searching for a new home (or thinking about it) so we can share it with you.  Here’s what we’re paying attention to today: 1. Housing confidence falls slightly, but still strong A Fannie Mae report published this week shows confidence in the housing market falling […]

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An Interview with Melanie Lockert from DearDebt.com

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As part of Financial Literacy Month here on the Unison Blog, we’re interviewing experts on personal finance from all over the country. Today, we’re publishing our interview with Melanie Lockert, a personal finance blogger living in Los Angeles who created the site DearDebt.com. You can also find her on Twitter @DearDebtBlog. Can you tell our […]

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What Is a Savings Plan and How to Make One?

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This is the first blog post in our Financial Literacy Month series. Stay tuned for more throughout the month of April! Want to reach a big financial goal? Does it feel overwhelming to think about the amount of money you need to save to get there? You need a savings plan to break things down […]

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The Home Buyer News Roundup: March 31st, 2017

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Every week, we scour the news for items of interest to people who are searching for a new home (or thinking about making the leap into homeownership) and share the most important stories with you.  Here’s what we’re paying attention to today: 1. Consumer confidence in housing reaches record levels Fannie Mae’s February Home Purchase Sentiment […]

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How to Negotiate Home Repairs When Buying a Home

How to Negotiate Home Repairs

No home is perfect, and this is especially apparent after the inspection phase of the home-buying process. Once the inspector looks at all of the nooks and crannies of your soon-to-be home they might find a few things that need to be fixed. Unless you are purchasing a brand-new home, it’s likely that your home […]

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