Posts Tagged ‘buying a home’

  Moving or remodeling: it can be a very difficult (and big) decision to make. All you know at this point is that you’re unhappy with your home and something has to be done. Maybe it was your first home purchase, and your budget was limited and it was a starter home, and now you […]

Moving or remodeling: it can be a very difficult (and big) decision to make. All you know at this point is that you’re unhappy with your home and something has to be done. Maybe it was your first home purchase, and your budget was limited and it was a starter home, and now you need […]

If you’re planning on buying a home, there’s a very good chance that it will be the biggest purchase you ever make. Even if you’re financing your purchase, there are still other upfront costs to consider, like closing costs and your down payment. Saving up enough money to buy a home can be somewhat discouraging […]

  With all of the different types of recommended insurance policies out there, it can be daunting when figuring out what you need and what you really don’t. Exact insurance needs will vary by individual, but the following are some basic types of insurance that just should everyone should have: Health insurance Even if you […]

Are you shocked every time you look at your electric bill lately? If the monthly charges are much higher than you’re used to paying, or you moved to a new home and you’ve significantly underestimated how much your monthly electric bill would be, it can be very frustrating. After all, if you have a specific […]

If you’re currently house hunting, you may have come across some homes that could use some work—also known as fixer-uppers. Although these homes may need a significant of work done, they could be much more affordable than similar, newer homes in the same area. But before deciding on a fixer-upper home, you’ll want to carefully […]

There are so many expenses that come with purchasing and owning a home—from closing costs and down payments, to property taxes and insurance. Many soon-to-be homeowners do what they can to save money during the process, and cut corners where they can. And while there might be certain things you can do without, the one […]

If you’re about to purchase a home, you may have thought about buying a fixer-upper. Although these types of homes can be priced accordingly, they often need a lot of work, which can require a good amount of time and money. However, there are a lot of benefits of a fixer-upper that are definitely worth […]

Moving out on your own for the first time can be an exciting time, but it’s also imperative to be prepared. If you’re about to move on your own for the first time, it’s important to: Save up If you’ve never been off on your own before, you may not realize the importance of having […]

Whether it’s a mortgage or another large loan, paying off a substantial amount of borrowed money can be very liberating. Now that you’ve freed up a lot of extra cash from your monthly budget, you may be wondering what you can do with that money. If you need some ideas, consider the following: Pay off […]