Tips For Buying A House

Starter Home Prices Are Soaring and Luxury Is in a Slump—What’s Going On?

Starter Home Prices Are Soaring and Luxury Is in a Slump—What’s Going On? Photo-Illustration by Realtor.com; Photos: Getty Images (3) For those navigating America’s residential real estate market, it’s lately felt a bit like an out-of-control cargo train, ever threatening to veer off the tracks—stomach-churning price accelerations followed by interest rate hikes slamming the brakes. […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Jan 30, 2023

The 10 Best Real Estate Markets for First-Time Homebuyers in 2023

The 10 Best Real Estate Markets for First-Time Homebuyers in 2023 Getty Images The housing market has been brutal for first-time homebuyers. And now, just as prices are finally beginning to slacken and the bidding wars are dying down, higher mortgage interest rates have turned the prospect of homeownership into a financial impossibility for many. […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Jan 22, 2023

Why Purchasing New Construction Can Be a Smart Move for First-Time Homebuyers

Why Purchasing New Construction Can Be a Smart Move for First-Time Homebuyers Getty Images Many first-time homebuyers might presume they’re better off going used rather than new—in other words, purchasing a pre-existing property rather than pricey new construction. While it’s true that brand-new homes often come with a heftier price tag upfront, these properties can […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Jan 16, 2023

‘We Bought a Home With a Loan From the Seller’: Owner Financing Can Help Buyers Score a Low-Interest Mortgage

‘We Bought a Home With a Loan From the Seller’: Owner Financing Can Help Buyers Score a Low-Interest Mortgage Dennis Shirshikov After months of house hunting, Dennis Shirshikov and Natalie Backman couldn’t believe their luck when they finally found the perfect home. Located in Greene, NY, the three-bedroom house on a quarter of an acre had […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Jan 10, 2023

Discount Real Estate Brokers Northern Virginia

Are you looking to buy or sell a home in northern Virginia but don’t want to break the bank on real estate services? Look no further! Our team at Jack Jenkins Homes is proud to offer discounted real estate services to the Northern Virginia community. Our experienced agents have a thorough knowledge of the local […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Jan 8, 2023

How To Buy A Home With No Down Payment In Northern Virginia?

Purchasing a home is a significant financial investment and for many potential homeowners, coming up with a down payment can be a major obstacle. However, it is possible to buy a home with no down payment. Here are some options to consider if you’re looking to purchase a home without a down payment: VA loans: […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Jan 7, 2023

Finally, Mortgage Rates and Home Prices Favor Buyers—but How Long Will This Christmas Miracle Last?

Finally, Mortgage Rates and Home Prices Favor Buyers—but How Long Will This Christmas Miracle Last? Photo-Illustration by Realtor.com; Photos: Getty Images (3) Christmas has arrived early for America’s homebuyers! And it’s not just one gift, but two that should make them giddy. Gift No. 1: lower mortgage rates, which have been falling for the past […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Dec 10, 2022

2023: The Year of the Homebuyer? Our Bold Predictions on Home Prices, Mortgage Rates, and More

2023: The Year of the Homebuyer? Our Bold Predictions on Home Prices, Mortgage Rates, and More Photo-Illustration by Realtor.com / Getty Images (4) It’s safe to say we’ve never encountered a housing market nearly as unpredictable as the one we’re in right now. After months of navigating wild fluctuations, homebuyers, sellers, owners, and renters are […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Dec 4, 2022