In 300 Words or Less: What is Home Equity?


home equityAs you consider buying your first home and start the research process, you will likely come across the term “home equity” a lot. It is one of the most frequently cited reasons to buy a home (“build up home equity”), and mentioned along with words […]

In 300 Words or Less: What is Home Equity?2017-09-18T17:55:43+00:00

4 Steps to Prepare for House Hunting


A recent CNN Money article summarized movement in the housing market so far in 2015. They stated that:

“On a national level, 40% of homes moved off the market in the two-month period, a slight increase from 38% during the same time period in 2014, the report showed. On average, lower-priced homes in […]

4 Steps to Prepare for House Hunting2018-09-20T21:08:07+00:00

Nervous About Taking on a Mortgage?


We don’t re-publish a lot of content, but this weekend Jonathan Clements wrote a great article in the WSJ that explains why taking out a mortgage can be a great financial strategy.  I liked it so well, I have published it here, almost in its entirety.  Here is a link to his original article: […]

Nervous About Taking on a Mortgage?2018-12-26T04:17:49+00:00