ARM vs a Fixed-Rate Mortgage

When you get a mortgage there are two main types to consider. Do you want to take a loan with a fixed or adjustable rate? What are the advantages and disadvantages of both?

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ARM vs a Fixed-Rate Mortgage

ARM vs a Fixed-Rate Mortgage

When you get a mortgage there are two main types to consider. Do you want to take a loan with a fixed or adjustable rate? What are the advantages and disadvantages of both?

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Ways to Let Your Kids Inherit Your House Tax-Free

Ways to Let Your Kids Inherit Your House Tax-Free

When it comes to passing on inheritance, there are ways to do it tax-free. Specific tools, like a gift asset, a trust, or a will goes a long way in helping your heir avoid taxes.

Homes and Real Estate

9 Common Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make

9 Common Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make

Buying a house for the first time can be pretty stressful. It is easy to make certain mistakes. This article will be your guide to the common mistakes you should avoid when buying a house.

Homes and Real Estate

10 Reasons Why Renting May Just Be Better

10 Reasons Why Renting May Just Be Better

Many people think that when they buy a house life is magically better. After all, homeownership is the “American Dream”... In reality homeownership isn’t all positives. Do you know the reasons why it is better …

Personal Finance, Homes and Real Estate

What Are Points on a Mortgage Loan

What Are Points on a Mortgage Loan

The interest rate on a loan is the primary factor determining your payment and how much you pay the lender over the life of the loan. Did you know that in some cases you can …

Homes and Real Estate

Real Estate Investing: What You Should Know

Real Estate Investing: What You Should Know

If you find real estate investments confusing or are yet to begin your investment journey, here’s a guide to help you get a head start! I was a landlord for several years, including during the …

Homes and Real Estate

Is It Time to Refinance Your Mortgage

Is It Time to Refinance Your Mortgage

Low interest rates have led many people to wonder if it is time to refinance their mortgage. Low interest rates, as well as several other scenarios, might mean that it is a good time to …

Homes and Real Estate

What to Do When You’re Upside Down on Your Mortgage
  • September 19, 2020
  • by Ashley

What to Do When You’re Upside Down on Your Mortgage

If you’re underwater on your mortgage you owe more than the home is worth. You probably have more choices than you realize. Read on for our breakdown. Some strategies require no work, others are fairly …

Personal Finance, Homes and Real Estate

Is Your Home an Investment

Is Your Home an Investment

Before you decide to purchase a home, you should take the time to understand if your home is an investment. Your home is probably the most expensive purchase you’ll ever make, but not necessarily the …

Net Worth, Homes and Real Estate

Is It Better to Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest?

Is It Better to Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest?

It is important to strike a balance between paying off debt and investing. However, it can be difficult to discern what the best option is. In this post I will discuss the tradeoffs between paying …

Financial Literacy, Homes and Real Estate

When Does Downsizing Your Home Make Sense?

When Does Downsizing Your Home Make Sense?

If you are looking to free up money in your budget and get out of debt, you may want to consider downsizing your home. Downsizing can be a great way to reduce or eliminate your …

Homes and Real Estate

Why Home Ownership Is No Longer the American Dream

Why Home Ownership Is No Longer the American Dream

One of the components of the American Dream has always been owning a home. Yet, over the years, the American Dream has transformed and home ownership rates are well below their 2004 high.

Homes and Real Estate

Home Improvements That Give a Return on Investment

Home Improvements That Give a Return on Investment

If you want to add value to your property, here are a few renovations that will help you increase your bottom line, both for resale value and when staying put.

Homes and Real Estate

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