The Bird's Nest

Insights for renters, owners, and everyone in between.

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A Warm Welcome from Pathway Homes

Team Updates

We’re ready to create homeowners! Hello! And welcome to The Bird’s Nest, where you’ll find updates, insights, stories, and the occasional meme from the Pathway Team. We’re so excited you have come to check us out!  When we first decided to create Pathway, we had one goal in mind – to make homeownership more accessible […]

Rent-to-Own Homes for Sale in Atlanta, GA


Atlanta, Georgia is among the fastest-growing areas in the US, drawing people in from all over the country to experience its rich culture and commerce.

How Much Money Do You Need To Buy A House?

How To Guides

It can often be misleading how much money is needed to buy a home. Figuring out how much money you need to buy a house also entails more than the seller’s listing price. There are more costs involved than just the down payment, and this can come as a surprise to many new homeowners.

How Much Are Closing Costs?

Home Purchase

How much are closing costs on a house? Depending on where you are located, closing costs on a house can range anywhere from 2-5% of the total loan amount. This factors in property taxes, mortgage insurance, prepaid costs, and other fees. 

Rent-to-Own Homes for Sale in Phoenix, AZ 


Phoenix and the surrounding area see more sunshine than any other metro area in the country. Often that is enough in itself to invite people to settle and enjoy the sunny climate; but there are many other features that attract homebuyers and professionals to the city, including a thriving job market and lower cost of living. From its modern downtown, to sports stadiums, shopping, arts districts, and fine dining, as well as hiking and natural areas nearby, Phoenix has a wide range of amenities to offer. 

How to Get a Mortgage: Step-by-Step Guide to Mortgage Loans


Now that you’ve looked into different mortgage options, what comes next? Here is a step-by-step outline for how to navigate the next phase of your path to homeownership.