How Your Tax Refund Can Move You Toward Homeownership This Year!
If you are looking to buy a home in 2020, have you thought about putting your tax refund toward a down payment? Homeownership may be one step closer than you think if you spend your dollars wisely this year.
Based on data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $2,962 when filing their taxes this year.
The map below shows the average tax refund Americans received last year by state:
How can my tax refund help?
If you are a first-time Buyer, your tax refund may cover more of a down payment than you ever thought possible.
If you take into account the median home sale price by state, the map below shows the percentage of a 3% down payment that is covered by the average tax refund:
Saving for a down payment can seem like a daunting task, but the more you know about what’s required, the more prepared you will be to make the best decision for you and your family. This tax season, your refund could be your key to homeownership.