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Buying a home

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Avoid the Money Pit

Best tools and gadgets for homeowners

By |April 22nd, 2017|Categories: Buying a home, Home, Home improvement, Homeowner tips, Owning a home|Tags: |

What are some of the best tools and gadgets that female homeowners simply rave about? Hear about them in their own words - what are they? What makes them indispensable? Why do they love them? Learn about new household tools that can improve your life, solve a big problem or simply inspire awe. 

What is an adjustable rate mortgage?

By |April 14th, 2017|Categories: Buying a home, Home, Home finances, Owning a home|Tags: , |

Find out exactly how adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs) work, how and when they adjust, and whether they are they good or bad? Whether you wondering if you should get an adjustable rate mortgage or if you want to understand your own adjustable rate mortgage, we break it down for you. 

Is your home a good investment?

By |March 25th, 2017|Categories: Buying a home, Home, Home financing, Homeowner tips, Owning a home|Tags: |

For every story of someone making a lot of money off of buying a home, there seems to be another of a homeowner experience gone awry. So what’s the deal? How do you know if your home is going to be a good investment? Here, we break it down for you so you can know how to know if your home will be a good investment or not. 

What if only your spouse is on the mortgage or title?

By |February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Buying a home, Home, Home finances, Home financing, Homeowner tips, Owning a home, Selling a home|Tags: , , |

Many couples dream of buying property together. For any number of reasons, only one of you may end up on the mortgage, or on title, for that matter. If that’s the case for you, what do you need to know? Read about the benefits and the risk if one spouse is on the mortgage and/or title and the other is not. 

Why you’d be wise not to trust interest rates from internet rate charts

By |January 31st, 2017|Categories: Buying a home, Home financing, Owning a home|

It pays to shop around for interest rates. Studies show that you can save about $1,200 just by being aware of different interest rates that you are eligible for. That's a lot of money! 

When you go on the internet looking at rates, you will come across many sites with interest rates posted. These are called rate charts, and they generally have a place to enter your loan information and your credit score, and then display "your rates".

How to know more than your mortgage loan officer without lifting a finger (so you don’t get screwed)

By |October 7th, 2016|Categories: Buying a home, Home, Home finances, Home financing, Refinancing|Tags: , , |

How do you guarantee that you won’t get screwed over by your loan officer when you go to get a mortgage? Learn how you can instantly know more than the loan officer you are dealing with when buying a new home or refinancing your current home. 

How to get through the home financing process with great results and less pain

By |August 13th, 2016|Categories: Buying a home, Home, Home financing|

Is there anything worse than the tedious process of getting a mortgage or refinancing? Here are some ways to make home financing infinitely less painful.

Tax considerations for homeownership

By |June 20th, 2016|Categories: Buying a home, Home, Home financing, Homeowner tips, Owning a home, Taxes|Tags: |

There are a number of tax benefits available to homeowners, such as mortgage interest deduction. However, the only way to know the precise tax value of any economic decision is to prepare a tax return for the taxing agency (or all of them) first without including the economic decision and then prepare it again including the economic decision. The difference between these two outcomes is then the exact value of the tax benefits associated with the decision. 

How to get over anxiety about your mortgage and take action

By |May 22nd, 2016|Categories: Buying a home, Home, Home financing, Owning a home|

Do you have anxiety about your mortgage? Here are some common sources of anxiety.

 

"My rate is going to adjust but I don't know exactly when or what to do."

If you have an adjustable rate product, it can be hard to tell when your rate is scheduled to adjust, and when it does, how this will affect your payments. No, it isn't just you. Most people with adjustable mortgages don't have the answers and they are similarly confused and nervous. 

What “rolling fees in” really means when you refinance

By |April 27th, 2016|Categories: Buying a home, Home, Home financing, Owning a home|Tags: |

Are refinancing concepts confusing you? Learn what things like "rolling fees in" mean and why you should never use a "break even" formula when deciding on refinancing.