Posts Tagged ‘homebuying’

Cleveland Area Real Estate: FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums to Drop

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Just this week, President Obama announced the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will lower annual mortgage insurance premiums by 0.5 percentage points. Not only will this make homeownership more affordable and accessible, but lower premiums can save homebuyers a great deal over the life of their loan. For instance, on a $175,000 loan with less than […]

Renting Costs Soaring, Time to Buy a Home in Brunswick, Medina Ohio

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

According to Realtor.com, the cost of renting has just surged to its highest level in six years and those who have yet to buy a home remain stuck in the “renter’s trap.” It can be easy to get stuck in the flow and continue on your current path, but there are so many more benefits to […]

Buying a House in Brunswick, Medina, Valley City During the Holidays

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

You have probably just about finished buying gifts this holiday season, but has the thought of buying a home during the holidays crossed your mind? Spring and summer are indeed popular times to buy a new home in Ohio and yet, the holidays can be equally as favorable. Don’t wait until 2015 to move in your dream […]

4 Reasons to Make a Bigger Down Payment on Your Cleveland Area Home

Friday, December 12th, 2014

It may sound tempting to put down a lower down payment on your new Cleveland area home, but there are significant benefits to saving that larger amount. It’s important to remember that the amount you put down determines how large your monthly payment will be. In light of new mortgage programs that have just launched, allowing for […]

Common Cleveland Area Homebuyer Myths About Mortgages

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

According to Realtor.com, 2015 will be the year of the first-time homebuyer. First-time buyers have been missing from real estate markets for the majority of this year and one reason for that is misinformation about mortgages. Many new homebuyers have bought into myths about obtaining a mortgage in the Cleveland area that simply are not […]

Buying a Home in Medina, Cuyahoga County: Common Misconceptions

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Buying a home in Medina or Cuyahoga County comes with a to-do list and network of professionals to make the purchase happen. And while mortgage rates are low enough to allow Ohio homebuyers to land a great deal, there are a few misconceptions that are holding some buyers back. Misconception: It’s not a good time to […]

New Poll Names Real Estate Best Long-Term Investment

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Many homebuyers have sat on the fence, waiting out the local real estate market and wondering when the right time to purchase a new home may be. The question is no longer when to purchase a home—with mortgage rates low, NOW is the time— or even if Cleveland area homebuyers should buy a property in Medina […]

Have a Great Relationship with Your Ohio Real Estate Agent

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

The team at BOLD Real Estate Consultants is here to help make your real estate journey simpler, easier, and more enjoyable. Whether you have just started searching for your dream home in Hinckley, Valley City, Strongsville, Medina, Brunswick, Columbia Station or North Royalton or are ready to sell your property now, your relationship with your Realtor can make all the difference. It’s […]

Rising Home Prices in Cleveland Ohio Area Not Affecting Affordability

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

While housing prices have continued to rise— the average home price is now up to $220,600 from $160,000 just a few years ago— it is not affecting the affordability factor for Cleveland Ohio area homebuyers. According to the National Association of Realtors, homebuyers are not feeling as though these large home price increases are barring them […]

Common Overlooked Homeownership Costs for Ohio Real Estate

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

With mortgage rates low and Ohio homebuyers recognizing the benefits of owning versus renting—owning a home is 38% less expensive than renting— there will indeed be a surge of purchases in the near future. But before you plug your numbers into the mortgage calculator and set off to get pre-approved, it’s important to consider all of […]