All things homeownership for renters, owners, and everyone in between.
Hello! And welcome to our Homeownership Blog where you’ll find updates, insights, and stories from our GROWTH team. At GROWTH, we have one goal in mind – making homeownership possible for more people!
Homeownership seems further and further out of reach for many Americans. But we believe in a future where everyone has the opportunity to own their own home. Whether you are just starting your home search, have been struggling to get approved for a mortgage, or have simply been too overwhelmed to try – we’re here to help you unlock life’s next chapter.
Ready for the next step? Check out our Properties page or our Resources tab to start your journey with GROWTH.
Five Things to Know About GROWTH by NCRC
No matter where you start in life, or the neighborhood you live in, every family deserves the opportunity to own a home, start building wealth, and enjoy the American dream. Our mission is to make homeownership possible for more people.
Five Common Homeowner Questions for First-Time Buyers
Today, the average first-time buyer is single and aged between 22 and 34 years. Ultimately, these trends and numbers bode well for the housing market in many aspects. But they also indicate that there may be a lack of real estate experience among buyers. Because of this, it’s only natural that many first-time buyers should have several important questions. If you or anyone you know has just made a first foray into being a homeowner, here are five such questions you should ask yourself, your broker, or your prospective seller:
From Wall Street: Forget Owning. Rent the American Dream Instead
Despite what Wall Street says, homeownership is the cornerstone of the American Dream; it remains the only reliable way for working-class Americans to build generational wealth.
GROWTH Story: Why Our Life-Changing Mission is so Important to Me.
Our Story: Why Our Life-Changing Mission of Affordable Homeownership is so Important to Me. A GROWTH employee shares her personal story.
Tips for Single Parents Looking to Buy a Home
Purchasing a home can be difficult for many, but even more so for single moms. We’ve provided a few tips to help single parents in their home search.
Real Estate Trends: National Love Your Pet Day
Did you know that 80% of homeowners own a pet? In honor of National Love Your Pet Day, we’re dedicating this post to our furry, scaly, feathered friends.
More Buyers “Priced Out” of Homeownership
Increases in house prices and, soon, interest rates have an obvious impact on housing affordability reducing opportunities for affordable homeownership.
Top Affordable Design Trends in 2022
2022 Affordable Design Trends: Whether you own a home, are looking for that perfect place, or are exploring ideas to improve your current abode, this is for you!
Profiles in Impact: Alvin Johnson, Birmingham, AL
Meet Alvin Johnson, GROWTH by NCRC’s agent partner at its new Oak Hill community in Birmingham, Alabama, an affordable homeownership community.
Housing Trends: Home Purchasing Impact 2022
Housing Trends: High Prices and Limited Inventory Continue to Impact Home Purchasing Ability in 2022. Many buyers locked out of homewwnership.