This husband and wife real estate duo puts family first

It’s common to see real estate agents on TV as pseudo-celebrities, with flashy cars, designer clothes, and multi-million-dollar sales. But in the average American community, it’s a lot more comforting to work with — and easier to trust — someone who reflects the world you live in. In Greensboro, North Carolina, that could easily be…

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Your Landis homebuying budget, explained

Once you’re fully approved to work with Landis, you’ll receive a personalized homebuying budget for your next step of finding, touring, and making offers on homes. It’s important to stick to your budget as you navigate all the listings, social media, and for sale signs you come across in your home search. It helps your…

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How to get down payment assistance

Nearly half of consumers assume you need to put down at least 16% of a home’s price to be able to get a mortgage. But the reality is, down payments can be as low as 3%. In 2021, the average down payment for first-time homebuyers was just 7%, and 17% for repeat buyers. No matter…

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Heroes help heroes at this real estate firm

Communities are defined by their people. Whether it’s the EMS worker you call in a crisis, the teacher you rely on for guidance, or the military member fighting for your freedoms, there are heroes in every community who put their time and energy into keeping others safe. Homes for Heroes understands that kind of hard…

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Expect these homebuying trends for the rest of 2022

With higher rates and less homebuyer demand, the once-fiery real estate market is cooling down for the winter. But it’s not all bad news: there are still some bright spots to be found if you’re on the hunt for a home. Less competition Many buyers are backing off the market, which can help shrink competition…

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Apply to Landis in these 3 easy steps

Ready to own a home and think Landis could be a good fit? Your next step is simple: apply! It only takes a few minutes, it’s totally free, and won’t affect your credit score. Here’s a quick rundown of the initial application, so you know exactly what to expect. 2. Get specific about your dream…

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We raised a Series B to help more Americans become homeowners

Today, I’m thrilled to announce that we’ve raised $40 million in Series B funding. This round of financing demonstrates further confidence in Landis and allows us to scale our efforts to make homeownership more accessible. With the support of our new investor, GV, along with many of our existing investors, including Sequoia and Jay Z’s…

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This Louisville agent opens doors for renters

When realtor Shantil Newton moved to Louisville, Kentucky from Atlanta with her husband, they only expected to stay for five years. “But in five years, we had two kids and multiple businesses,” she says with a laugh. One of those businesses is her real estate firm, Infinite Homes Realty, where she pairs buyers with homes…

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How to get your student loans forgiven

After much anticipation, federal student loan forgiveness is here. The government is rolling out its plan to erase debt for the roughly 40 million Americans who are paying off federal student loans.‍ Most people will be eligible to have up to $10,000 forgiven. If you received a Pell Grant award, designed for low-income undergraduate students,…

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How an Indiana mother of 4 bought her house from Landis

Jackie Dowd hadn’t been back to her hometown of Greencastle, Indiana, in years, but the roads were still familiar. She found herself driving through town with her husband, Brian, and their four children — Dorian, 17, Julian, 11, Zoe, 9, and Liam, 6 — after over a year of searching for a place to call…

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