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The American Dream Of Homeownership

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In the post years of the real estate crises, we saw slow but careful recovery progress. The homebuyers and sellers in the new market who either lived through the crises or watched the aftermath of the effects, learned valuable lessons and approaches to buying real estate.
The years preceding the market melt down, homeownerships were painted as an American dream in a hyped fashion instead of a responsible investment. The demand for homeownership and immediate profit drove up prices in an unhealthy rate, and fueled a competition among buyers to use real estate as a vehicle to make quick money. That silently destroyed the American dream of homeownership. The competition spread to financial institutions to creatively fit unqualified borrowers into homes and finance over leveraged investors. The biggest debt an individual ever taken on their life time came with the least amount of information, if any. The entire real estate became a pure transaction number, from how much will the buyer able to sell the home they have yet to purchase to how much can real estate professionals make on the deal, to how quickly it can be closed. We saw an enormous amount of buyers not knowing what type of loan programs they just obtained and how it’ll play out through the life of the loan. We heard buyers fascinated in how easy it is to obtain a mortgage loan and the expectation that no one should be denied. The other interesting component is the lack of qualified professional involved in the
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