Why would anyone register for a down payment? Well of course we can think of a few reasons since we built a website built for this purpose. But why not hear from the people who have registered for a down payment with Feather The Nest themselves.
It is often said that homeownership is at the center of the American Dream. What does it really MEAN to be a homeowner? Why do people want to save their money and put it all into a down payment for a home? Here are some of the most common answers to that question when… Keep Reading →
In a recent article on down payment registries for weddings on real estate website Realtor.com, Feather The Nest user Daniel Barros shared his reasons for creating a down payment registry on our site. Here is what Daniel shared in the article. Twenty-five-year-old Daniel Barros and his fiancée, Traci Whiting, 24, of Plano, TX, are getting married… Keep Reading →
Buying a home can be complicated for anyone but especially for first time home buyers. If you are thinking about buying a home you probably have lots of questions about how the process works and where to start. To help you start speaking the language, here are 5 common questions and answers for first-time home… Keep Reading →
Graduation is around the corner and whether you are graduating from high school or college, chances are your family and friends are going to get you a gift for graduation. The standard greeting card with a check inside or a fifty dollar handshake from Uncle Bruce at your graduation party is old-school. Now there are… Keep Reading →
Second Baby #2 Registry: I’m Thinking Cash Over Stuff When you are pregnant with your first baby you don’t know what you need. So naturally I spent hours reading a million reviews on Amazon and made spreadsheets to compare types of car seats because the sheer amount of choices was totally overwhelming. I was fortunate… Keep Reading →
What are gift funds? Money that friends or family give that you use for your down payment. In the process of getting a mortgage, there are steps that all underwriters take to verify the source of the funds you are giving for your down payment. Are they all coming from one account? Have you saved… Keep Reading →
Question: How Does Feather The Nest work? Answer: You can create a FREE nest describing your real estate dream (ex. down payment, home improvement, furniture) and enter how much money you want to raise. Then they share it with family and friends. Loved ones can ‘feather the nest’ in any amount using their credit card…. Keep Reading →