Should you continue to rent or is it time to buy? Generally, the more time you plan to live in a home, the more sense it makes to buy. If you have just moved to a community, renting — at least initially — may be a better option as you get to... (Read More)
Thinking about selling your home this spring or summer? Start thinking about cleaning and organizing. Studies show that giving your home a thorough cleaning, de-cluttering and tidying up your yard before listing your home for sale is a smart move... (Read More)
It's likely you've moved before. If so, you must have some pretty fresh memories regarding what worked and what didn't about your move. Whether they be thrills or frustrations, moving emotions are a roller coaster.
The fact is, you are packing up... (Read More)
If you're like most Americans, you have amassed quite the collection of financial documents, including receipts, invoices, pay stubs, bank statements, utility bills and old tax returns. Most can be tossed after a certain period of time. But there... (Read More)
When it comes to buying a home, there are two very important people who can help guide you through the process. The first is your lender. Your loan officer can help you determine how much home you can afford and help you review your loan... (Read More)
Visiting open houses in your dream neighborhood is a fun way to spend your weekends, but it won’t get you closer to your goal of buying property. When you’re serious about purchasing your first home, you need to know how much money you’ll have... (Read More)
Thinking about buying a home? Mortgage rates have been bouncing around near all-time lows for quite a while now. Historically speaking, rates still remain incredibly low. Many home buyers today think that mortgage rates this low are the way it's... (Read More)
Moving into a new home is both an exciting and a nerve-wracking time. Not only will be you be leaving surroundings that are familiar to you, you'll be meeting new neighbors and starting a new journey in your life.
The good news is that with... (Read More)
Don't think you'll be able to afford to buy your first home anytime soon? The good news is that when it comes to finances, little efforts can lead to big results. These four strategies are designed to help you and your family spend less, save more... (Read More)