Learn About The Pros and Cons of Owning a Home

Many people believe that owning a home is the cornerstone of living the American dream. For many others, it can be their worst nightmare. For obvious reasons, purchasing a home is likely going to be the most significant financial decision you will ever make. So before you decide to commit to this substantial economic undertaking […]

5 Tips to Spruce up Your House While on a Budget

Finding creative and budget-friendly ways to renovate a home doesn’t have to be a time-consuming task. There’s always a way to improve your overall décor without breaking the bank. Going the DIY route can be a rewarding experience because you’re personalizing your space by making small changes that ultimately make a significant impact. Here are […]

Top 5 Benefits of a VA Home Loan

Since the creation of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Home Loans Program, over 22 million veterans have achieved the American Dream of homeownership. Many current and former military personnel do not know the details of the program and therefore do not take advantage of the benefits of a VA Home Loan available to them. If you are a veteran or […]

Important Things To Consider Before Your Next Major Home Renovation

Last week, we shared “7 Important Considerations For Choosing Your Home In Retirement.” For some homeowners, these seven factors can be taken into account with a major home renovation, but is it worth it to remodel or change floor plans? Let’s look at this example. Let’s say you have a 4-bedroom colonial style home in a great […]

Here Is The Truth About FICO And Cash You’ll Need To Buy A House

Fannie Mae’s “What do consumers know about the Mortgage Qualification Criteria?” Study revealed that Americans are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purchasing a home. Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Fannie Mae’s survey revealed that consumers overestimate the down payment funds needed to qualify for a home loan. According to the […]

2018 Best Places to Live in America – How Does Your City Rank?

All the locations on Livability’s recent list of the Best Places to Live in the U.S. have one thing in common: that indescribable quality you find when you cross small-town charm with the amenities of a big city. At the heart of each of the locations that made the top 10—from Kansas State University in […]