Its Not Always Marriage Before Mortgage In Seattle

Dated: 11/08/2016

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There are many people sitting on the sidelines in the Seattle area trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married and have a family. Others may think they are too young. And still, others might think their current income would never enable them to qualify for a mortgage.

We want to share what the typical first-time Seattle homebuyer actually looks like based on the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers. Here are some interesting statistics on the first-time buyer:

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Unmarried couples jumped up to the third spot, right after their married counterparts and single women. Many Seattle couples are buying a home before spending what would be a down payment on a wedding.

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You may not be much different than many Seattle area residents who have already purchased their first home. Let's get together to determine if your dream home is within your grasp.

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Ron Harmon

As a dedicated real estate broker I have helped over 500 families purchase or sell their home and I am qualified to guide you through buying or selling a home. Buying or selling a home is one of t....

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