Open Listings can now identify homes for sale with architecturally-significant provenance! Buy one with us and get a 50% commission refund. Browse them all: www.openlistings.com/architectural Finding homes designed and built by A. Quincy Jones, Abramson Teiger, Albert Frey, Alfred Day, Anonymous Architects, Barbara Bestor, Bill Mack, Buff & Hensman, Calvin Straub, Chalfant Head, Charles Dubois, Clair Earl, Craig Ellwood, Dion Neutra, Donald Wexler, Earo Saarinen, Ed Niles, Edward Fickett, Eric Owen Moss, Finn Kappe, Frank Gehry, Frederick

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TL;DR First-time homebuyers nationwide are deciding whether to rent or own. Below is your roadmap to making an educated decision, and here's a summary of what we learned from our research: Buying a home is affordable in the right market with the right loan Start by buying small – you can always sell and move First homes should cost between 2x - 4x of your annual salary Homes have historically gained value over time – some are profitable just 5 years

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For buyers looking to take their homebuying search to the next level, Open Listings offers a higher service tier: Verified Buyers. Why Verify? Gain an edge with priority support, unlimited insider info, instant home tours & faster access to property reports — all completely free. How to get Verified Just upload a pre-approval letter and/or proof of funds to your account. You can block out any sensitive information such as bank account numbers. Why we ask for financial documents We

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If you ever get to the point when you feel as though all of your money seems to go toward paying off debt, you are probably living on the edge of a high debt-to-income ratio (DTI). Your debt-to-income ratio is a measure of how much you are paying in debt each month versus how much income you receive. Suffice to say, the higher your DTI, the greater the strain on your financial situation. If your DTI is more than 40

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One of the most common questions homebuyers ask is "what's this home worth?" A traditional agent might dodge the question by asking how much a home is worth to you. Online price estimates such as Zestimates are notoriously, perhaps purposefully inaccurate. We believe this critical question deserves a simple, data-driven answer. Understanding a home's value means you can bid successfully without overpaying. It prevents subsequent problems like a low appraisal or a potential loss when you decide to

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