Seattle is a hotbed for real estate tech. We are home to popular real estate sites like Zillow and Redfin which have changed how people shop for homes. Many people ask us, "How is Faira different than Redfin and Zillow?" There's a big difference and I'll explain.
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An illustrated guide to help you follow the down payment articles with your own numbers
Welcome to our illustrated guide on how to use the Faira down payment calculator!
If you haven’t checked out the other articles in this series yet, head over to the introduction for a summary and links. Download the Excel spreadsheet “Faira down payment calculator” and let’s begin!
You will input your own numbers in the cells with a white background and black border. Example:
The cells with a gray background show you results of calculations. Example:
Saving more can help you buy faster, but you’ll still be limited by this “magical” number
There are homes out there that you think you can probably afford and some that you just know you definitely can’t. But where exactly is the line that separates them?
You’ve decided you want to buy a home. Maybe your family is growing, you got a big raise, or you just want more space. Once you have decided you want to buy, you probably ask, “Where do I start?” or, “How does a real estate transaction work?”. You are not alone. The majority of home buyers really have no idea how the process works. It’s not something you do more than a few times usually in your life.