Worth the Wait: Homebuyers Save Thousands in the Off-Season

Worth the Wait: Homebuyers Save Thousands in the Off-Season Timing is everything, even in real estate. Homebuyers in the nation’s densest metro areas could save thousands by purchasing a home in the off-season, according to a new analysis by NerdWallet. Sale prices fall an average of approximately 3 percent, or by $8,300 on a median-priced … Continue reading Worth the Wait: Homebuyers Save Thousands in the Off-Season

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Top 10 States for Homeowners to Invest in Renewable Energy

Top 10 States for Homeowners to Invest in Renewable Energy Economically speaking, the gap between states with renewable energy sector policy support and states without it is incredibly vast. States with no incentives or legislative support for renewable technologies see almost no investment in renewable technologies when compared with supported or incentivized states such as … Continue reading Top 10 States for Homeowners to Invest in Renewable Energy

69 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You’ve Ever Seen

~ Some of these are absolutely wonderful! ~ 69 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen Tiny houses are popping up around the country as more people decide to downsize their lives. While the structures often measure less than 300 square feet, the tiny house movement isn't necessarily about sacrifice. With thoughtful, innovative … Continue reading 69 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You’ve Ever Seen

100 Super Scary Home Inspector Nightmare Photos

~ moral of the story, always get a good home inspector to catch these and make sure you use competent tradesmen on any work on your home ~ 100 Super Scary Home Inspector Nightmare Photos  

Financial reasons not to buy a home

~ I believe that every person who can, deserves to own a home there are many benefits. I also understand that home ownership is not for everyone. Here are a couple of reasons why. I hope this does not discourage you, if you are working towards owning a home someday ~ Financial reasons not to … Continue reading Financial reasons not to buy a home

The 10 worst things you can say to a mortgage lender

The 10 worst things you can say to a mortgage lender Don't Say These Things to a Mortgage Lender Getting a mortgage loan is an involved process that requires a full examination of your financial background. You’ll likely have to answer countless questions and complete a mountain of documentation. And you’ll probably have your own … Continue reading The 10 worst things you can say to a mortgage lender

Telltale signs your bargain home is going to cost you

Telltale Signs Your Bargain Home Is Going to Cost You If buying a new home is your next big money move, make sure you’re not settling for something that’s going to cost you much more than you planned. Buying a house in need of repair can mean ample savings in the short term but a … Continue reading Telltale signs your bargain home is going to cost you

6 Big Ways to Completely Botch Buying a Home

6 Big Ways to Completely Botch Buying a Home By Daniel Bortz | Oct 11, 2017 mevans/iStock; realtor.com We all make careless mistakes. We accidentally undertip the waiter. We lock our keys in the car. We wear white after Labor Day. We press "send all." It happens to the best of us. But some little mistakes can … Continue reading 6 Big Ways to Completely Botch Buying a Home

Millennials’ New Weapon in Bidding Wars: A Parent’s Home Equity

~ not sure if you can do this? but if you are able to, I would give it a go ~ Millennials' New Weapon in Bidding Wars: A Parent's Home Equity Call it the mortgage merry-go-round: Parents refinance their home to fund the full cost of their son or daughter’s desired home. This allows the … Continue reading Millennials’ New Weapon in Bidding Wars: A Parent’s Home Equity

A new way to buy a home

~ I love this idea. I know when I bought my first home with FHA my husband and I in our early 20s didn't have enough cash saved yet for a down payment, so my father-in law gifted us the money (only $2800 at the time), but not everyone has someone who can do the … Continue reading A new way to buy a home