Easing credit requirements could mean an additional 1.2 million home loans this year. And Fannie and Freddie recently agreed to back loans with just 3 percent down.
Historically low interest rates, driven even lower with cheaper gas prices, make 2015 the perfect time for first-timer homebuyers looking in Fort Worth. The 30-year fixed rate is averaging 3.73 percent, and the 15-year fixed rate is at 3.05 percent.
Here are some homes to get your started on your search.
618 Roaring Springs Road | Listed for $799,000
This one-story, soft contemporary townhouse offers a view of fourth hole at Shady Oaks Golf Course. Enjoy walls of glass and multiple courtyards, plus open living and dining areas, and morning room.
3032 6th Avenue | Listed for $219,000
Fully remodeled in 2014, this three bedroom home is close to TCU and has been updated with brand new plumbing, electrical, 16 seer HVAC, stainless steel appliances and much more. This is truly a must see.
5905 Locke Avenue | Listed for $399,500
A charming custom home in desirable location was built in 2012 and offers great curb appeal, open floor plan a large kitchen with granite counters and a covered patio with outdoor living space and fireplace.
For more luxury homes throughout the Metroplex, see briggsfreeman.com. Click here to see the latest in real estate news. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with seven offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.