Author: Nneka Madus

In the Market: A refresher on down payment facts

Nneka Madus
Posted by Nneka Madus
Mortgage Market Analyst
Woman with child meeting with financial planner

A lack of understanding about how much is needed for a cash down payment can trip up first-time homebuyers.

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In the Market: A policy that’s bringing millennials back?

Nneka Madus
Posted by Nneka Madus
Mortgage Market Analyst
Young woman and man standing near a kitchen sink with granite countertops, looking at samples of finishes.

One way to lure millennials back into the housing market might be to cut down on the amount we need to pay for a mortgage.

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In the Market: Where renting may be more favorable

Nneka Madus
Posted by Nneka Madus
Mortgage Market Analyst
Light gray apartment building with white trim and a yellow "Lease" sign out front.

In the buy-vs.-rent comparison, sometimes renting makes more financial sense than buying.

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In the Market: On emojis, contingencies, and millennial dreams

Nneka Madus
Posted by Nneka Madus
Mortgage Market Analyst
Young woman sitting on floor, taking a break from painting white walls of a room.

Hopefully, you have some contingencies in place to protect you from purchasing a home with expensive repairs.

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