It won’t be long before we feel the chill of winter approaching. Is your home ready? The good news is that winterizing your home doesn't have to be costly or time consuming. With a free afternoon and a little elbow grease, here are some... (Read More)
You’re nervous. After raising a family, you’ve watched your kids carve out their own lives away from home. Now it’s time for you to sell your house and move somewhere smaller.
But you don’t have to do it alone. Your children can... (Read More)
You don’t need to sell your house to generate cash. Several products can help you liquidate the equity you’ve built in your home: a cash-out refinance, a home equity loan or a home equity line of credit.
You can calculate your approximate... (Read More)
If you’re not monitoring your credit report, you could be asking for trouble. A mistake on your report left uncorrected can torpedo your mortgage application and damage your credit score.
You can get a free copy of your report every 12 months... (Read More)
Garage doors can be dangerous. Each year, more than 20,000 adults and children are injured by them!
That's why if you're buying a home, having a professional check the garage door before you move in can be a good idea. Most newer garage... (Read More)
Do you find yourself thinking, "I have been renting for long enough. Maybe it's time to buy my own home?" The truth is, home ownership can have quite a few benefits — benefits that may help you make the leap!
First and foremost, owning a home... (Read More)
You're in the market for a new home. While things like square footage and condition of a home are important, you'll also want to think about the bigger picture. You're not only choosing a home that's right for you — you're choosing a neighborhood... (Read More)
Getting ready to buy a home? Now isn't the time to make any major financial changes. Major money moves while you're in the market for a new home can make the mortgage application process much more challenging. Here are a few tips:
1. Think... (Read More)
Madison Avenue, Washington Street, Roosevelt Road - streets named after our nation's leaders are found in neighborhoods across the country. Past presidents hold a place in history and in our hearts, but do they actually mean anything when it comes... (Read More)