Here's how much money the average first-time homebuyer makes.
The New York Times' Real Estate section crunched data from the National Association of Realtors and came up with a profile of first-time buyers showing that first-time buyers are still generally millennials, albeit pretty successful ones. First-time buyers are, on average, 32 years old and make $72,000 a year. That makes them more well-off than the general population, since $72,000 is roughly the median income for a middle-class family of three. The overall median household i
New Year, New Home? 7 Resolutions to Keep Your Place in Tiptop Shape
OK, we’ll be your mom for a moment: When you own a home, it’s high time you form good habits to properly maintain your property. After all, it’s your biggest investment, and in the same way you brush your teeth twice a day (or at least we hope you do, and floss too!), you should do what it takes to keep your home in great shape, too. “Good habits mean setting a regular maintenance routine and sticking to it,” says John Riha, author of seven books on remodeling. “A house is li