House hunting can feel like a never-ending series of choices. Apartment or home? City or suburbs? One story or two? Carpeting or wood floors? But if there’s one question that really keeps buyers up at night, it’s the one they must ask themselves straight out of the gate: Should I buy a starter home or a forever home?
In the past, there was no question: First-time buyers were nearly always steered toward smaller, more affordable homes to build equity (and credit). Established homeowners were pointed toward abodes that could accommodate a larger family—and, eventually, visits from adult children and their kids. But that’s all been turned on its head now. Read the full story here at Realtor.com.