These days, the term starter home is a little misleading. It implies a highly temporary home soon to be traded in for a bigger, fancier model. But because of a the current real estate market, moving up to a new home wont be as quick as it has been in the past.
I am seeing more first-time home buyers looking at larger homes, spending a little more for the home that they are planning to live in for a good long time. When I ran across this article about 5 Must-Haves For a Fab First Home I knew I had to share it.