The Walden Madden Real Estate Blog
Misinformation About Buying A Home in Alaska Is Holding Back Would-Be Owners
With the rising costs of rent and mortgage rates that continue to dip below expected levels, dreams of homeownership are becoming quite commonplace for many renters in Alaska. However, many would-be buyers are holding back this year due to misinformation about what it takes to become a homeowner.
A new survey from Bankrate.com found that nearly half of all current renters say they haven't purchased a home yet because they don't think their credit score is high enough or they don't have enough money saved for a down payment.
So what does it take? It's important to keep the following two factors in mind before you jump to conclusions about your ability to purchase a home in Alaska this year!
Credit ScoreAnother study from Fannie Mae recently...