Understanding and Dismantling Systemic Racism in Housing

The recent killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, and Rayshard Brooks have ignited outrage across the United States and the world. We at Divvy share this outrage. We are looking more closely, not only at issues of police brutality, but at problems in our own industry. It is clear that the… Continue reading Understanding and Dismantling Systemic Racism in Housing

8 Steps to Finding and Buying Your First Home

Ready to start looking for your first home? Househunting, offering, and closing can seem intimidating. Here are 8 steps to help you get started on this exciting journey. Congratulations on starting your journey towards becoming a homeowner! This is a big step in your life, and we know that navigating the process can easily feel… Continue reading 8 Steps to Finding and Buying Your First Home

9 Steps to Preparing for A Mortgage

Ready to buy your first home? Applying for a mortgage is the place to start. Here are 9 manageable steps to help you navigate this sometimes overwhelming process.  Buying your first home is an exciting journey. But, once you get started, navigating the process can start to feel intimidating fast. There’s so much to do. You’ll want… Continue reading 9 Steps to Preparing for A Mortgage

7 Tips for Staying on the Path to Homeownership During COVID-19

The coronavirus crisis has rapidly complicated the home buying process. Here are 7 tips to help you stay on the path to owning your own home despite these uncertain times. The homebuying process looks a lot different today than it did just two months ago. Mortgage qualifications have tightened, home tours have become virtual, and… Continue reading 7 Tips for Staying on the Path to Homeownership During COVID-19

How Will COVID-19 Affect Home Prices and Affordability?

COVID-19 has already had a dramatic effect on the real estate market. In barely more than a month, the crisis has halted what was shaping up to be one of the most active spring sales seasons in history. These past weeks, we’ve seen home showings come down 18% relative to last year, weekly volume of… Continue reading How Will COVID-19 Affect Home Prices and Affordability?