Whether you are planning to sell your home soon or are planning to be there for the long haul, there’s no time like the present for a refresh. But will putting in that backyard pool add to your home’s value?... Read more
When the market shifts to a seller's market, your home buying strategy should change with it, and we’ve got the tips to help you succeed.
“Should I rent or buy?” No matter where you live, it’s a big question. Renting offers people fewer maintenance responsibilities and the flexibility to change your mind about where you want to live. But owning a home can be a... Read more
Americans are expected to spend more than $300 billion this year on remodeling projects. Financing your renovations means that you won’t have to come up with cash for every expense involved in transforming your home. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer falling in love with a fixer-upper or looking to renovate your current home to bring it up to snuff, there are many renovation home loan options out there. Let’s look at a few ways you can finance your fixer-upper.
According to Zillow, there’s no better time to sell your home than spring; homes listed between mid-March and mid-April sell about 15% faster than any other time of year. To attract buyers, you’ll want the house to be seen in... Read more
In 2016, Forbes Magazine asked if millennial homebuyers should even consider a starter home or simply skip ahead to something more forever. We think it’s a valid question to ask of first-time homebuyers of any age: should your first home... Read more
While it can be daunting, don't let anyone tell you that you'll never get a mortgage if you're self-employed. Armed with the right information and a little persistence, you'll be able to have your own home and home office, too.
If you’re considering a home purchase, first ask yourself if you’re on strong financial footing and ready to commit. Many young would-be homeowners are struggling to answer this question while burdened with student loan debt. Affecting more than 40 million... Read more
Whether you live in one of the states hard-hit by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma or not, it’s difficult to ignore what a natural disaster might mean for your home and mortgage. Mother Nature is not shy about showing us the... Read more
Purchasing a home is one of the greatest investments a person or family makes in their lifetime. It’s an exciting moment when you sign the closing documents and receive the keys to your new home. But what is the process... Read more