Over the last several years, millennials have rented to stay nimble and keep work opportunities open. Now, they’re ready to buy.
With the real estate market experiencing surging prices, scant inventories and a backlog of new home construction, many consumers are wondering if what’s gone up must come back down—in other words, are we headed for another housing market crash similar to what happened in 2008?
As lending standards have tightened recently, many are concerned over whether or not their credit score is strong enough to qualify for a mortgage. However, many buyers may be surprised by the options that are still available for borrowers with lower credit scores.