Mistakes First-Time Homeowners Make

Q: My husband and I have been renting an apartment since we got married. We recently decided to buy our first home. Some friends of ours had lots of trouble with the process, and wound up buying a house they can’t really afford. We don’t want to go through what they did. What can we do…

The 20% Down Myth

If you’re desperate to own a home of your own, you are likely saving up until you have 20% of your dream home’s total value. All that’s great, but the fact is you don’t need to put down 20%. The 20% myth is leftover from the era after the housing crisis, when many lenders tightened…

15 Tricks to Sell Your Home Quickly

Summer is in the air! And aside for the hum of lawnmowers, blooming flowers and the chime of the ice cream truck, summer means the chance at a fresh start in a fresh, new home. If you’re looking to sell your home and start over somewhere else, you likely want to see that sale happen…