It’s National Homeownership Month-Here’s Why It Matters
June is National Homeownership Month and highlights the value and benefits associated with owning a home. Purchasing a house is one of the most important choices many individuals will ever make.
Homeownership is having your own piece of the American Dream. It’s a place to call your own, where you can kick off your shoes after a long day and relax, enjoy time outside in your backyard, and raise a family.
Reaching the goal of owning a home is so important that the government has established various programs and agencies to help more Americans achieve homeowner status:
- Down payment assistance
- Closing costs assistance
- Homebuyer assistance programs
- First-time homebuyers programs
- Mortgage assistance
- Special loans designed for lower-income & moderate-income individuals
- Tax credits
Benefits of Homeownership
Owning a home has tremendous value, and not just for the homeowner. It helps fuel the economy through the housing market and strengthens the local community.
The benefits for the homeowner are plenty:
- A sense of pride & accomplishment
- Improved quality of life
- Build wealth
- Improved health
- Build and improve credit
- Tax advantages
- Freedom to customize and improve your dwelling
It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of shopping for the home of your dreams, which is why it’s essential to think about what key qualities you are looking for before choosing your home, such as:
- The price range you can afford
- School district
- One or two-story
- How many rooms you prefer
- Proximity to work
If you’re ready for a new home, Grand Homes is a multi-year Consumers’ Choice Award winner due to their dedication to quality and service. They’ve been building homes in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex for over 30 years, offering move-in-ready homes, semi-custom built homes you can design in their impressive design studio, as well as in-house lending to help streamline the process. Reach out to them today at 214-750-6528.