first-time homebuyers – The Frugal Feminista | Kara Stevens

What are the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) on the USA real estate market?

The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic is the black swan event of our generation. As of the point of writing (Apr 29th, 2020), there are more than 3 million cases globally and 200k deaths. The United States is, unfortunately, the hardest-hit country with 1M cases and 58k deaths. One of the evident effects of the pandemic is

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5 Things You Need to Know About Getting a Mortgage

Whenever I heard people talk about mortgages, it always sounded like they were speaking a foreign language. So many words I didn’t fully understand: escrow, closing costs, fixed-rate, variable rate, title insurance. I never bothered to learn the vocabulary. I thought someday, down the line, when I’m ready to buy a house or an apartment,

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