Posts Tagged: buying first home

Should You Rent-to-Own or Just Rent? Pros and Cons
Should You Rent-to-Own or Just Rent? Pros and Cons

Should You Rent-to-Own or Just Rent? Pros and Cons

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
To some people eager to own their first apartment, it may seem like there’s no easy purchase option without putting down cash or getting a mortgage. Rent-to-own apartments offer a solution. At the end of an apartment rental lease, the tenant has the option to buy the apartment for a predetermined price fixed in the…
How To Prepare to Buy an Apartment in 2020
How To Prepare to Buy an Apartment in 2020

How To Prepare to Buy an Apartment in 2020

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As 2019 winds down, you might be thinking about your living situation for 2020 (especially if your lease winds down sooner than later). If you’re a New Year’s resolution type, you might even be thinking about major life changes you can make not just for the next year, but for the start of a new…
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying Your First Home
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying Your First Home

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying Your First Home

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Almost every young renter out there has probably heard something along these lines from their friends and family in the past year or so: “You’re still renting? But rates are so low! You should buy now while the market is still down.” Granted, nearly everything about the suggestion above is factually correct. Mortgage interest rates…