If you’re feeling like you’ve outgrown your current home, you might be considering a move. And with housing markets around the country heating up with the weather, it’s peak house hunting season. But what if the idea of moving stresses you out? What if you like your yard and your neighborhood, but just not your
Do you currently live in a house but find yourself eyeing the possibility of a condo lately? Have you been considering downsizing but aren’t sure it will fit your lifestyle? Downsizing to a condo is something that buyers of all ages are doing thanks to the many benefits that go along with making that move.
You’re a new homeowner — congrats! The hardest part is over, for sure (saying goodbye to most of your savings isn’t easy, after all). But the money hemorrhage isn’t finished just yet. There are several under-the-radar and often overlooked fees and expenses that accompany home ownership that a newbie like you might miss. Keep tabs
Paying off your mortgage early really doesn’t make financial sense. Your mortgage interest rate is probably lower than the rate of return you could earn on investments, which means you’ll likely end up with less money by prepaying your mortgage than you would’ve if you’d taken that cash and invested it. Because of the opportunity
If you own a home, chances are good you have a mortgage. Making mortgage payments can be a source of frustration for homeowners, some of whom will decide to pay off a mortgage early. While owning your home free and clear seems attractive, it’s important to consider whether paying off your mortgage early is actually
Many of us buy our homes thinking we’ll live there forever. But sometimes our circumstances change, and when they do, we’re faced with the potentially daunting task of selling our home and moving elsewhere. If you’re looking to sell your house, you may be wondering when’s the best time of the year to do so.