Buying a Home is More Affordable Than Renting in 66% of US Counties

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2017 Rental Affordability Report, buying a home is more affordable than renting in 354 of the 540 U.S. counties they analyzed. The report found that “making monthly house payments on a median-priced home — including mortgage, property taxes and insurance — is more affordable than the fair market rent on a three-bedroom property […]

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2 Myths That May Be Holding Back Buyers

Fannie Mae’s article, “What Consumers (Don’t) Know About Mortgage Qualification Criteria,” revealed that “only 5 to 16 percent of respondents know the correct ranges for key mortgage qualification criteria.” Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Fannie Mae’s survey revealed that consumers overestimate the down payment funds needed to qualify for a home loan. According to the […]

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Fairfax County’s 275th Birthday!

JUNE 17, 2017 / 10AM-4PM Fairfax CountyDuring the calendar year of 2017 Fairfax County will mark its 275th anniversary with events celebrating our history.  Some ways to experience the celebration are: The signature celebration of the commemoration on June 17, 2017 in the area surrounding the historic courthouse in central Fairfax featuring countywide historical organizations, live entertainment, living history, and […]

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