Humanity has come a long way since the time we lived in caves. Back then, we simply had to find a cave that didn't have a bear inside of it, and we owned a home. Now, it's a bit … [Read more...] about Buying A Home: When Is The Right Time?
There are people out there who are made to be landlords. They like the idea of having someone else pay the mortgage on a home or apartment building and enjoying the ability to build equity on the … [Read more...] about Why I’d Rather Pay $10,000 to Unload My House Than Become a Landlord
One of the cool tools offered by CNN Money right now is a calculator that lets you see whether or not your home has been a good investment. You enter information on when you bought your home, as well … [Read more...] about Has Your Home Offered You A Solid Return So Far?
When you have a home insurance policy, you often assume that you are covered for damage to your home. And, while this is the case for many situations, the truth of the matter is that you might … [Read more...] about Watch Out For These Gaps In Your Home Insurance Policy
Home prices are still quite low, and mortgage rates remain at record-low levels. As a result, many consumers are considering buying homes right now. It's possible to get a good deal, and it's likely … [Read more...] about Can You Get A Mortgage If You’re Self-Employed?
Foreclosure is never going to be an easy process to go through. When you're going through it you're most likely losing your home, losing a piece of your security and it's shocking to be having to … [Read more...] about Banks Will Pay You To Avoid A Drawn Out Foreclosure Process: Short Sale Incentives
President Obama announced this week that he would be seeking passage of a new updated mortgage relief plan aimed at helping underwater homeowners to refinance their properties and take advantage of … [Read more...] about Obama Offers Up New Mortgage Relief And Refinance Plan
I'm pretty sure I'm not cut out to be a landlord. However, I have watched friends and relatives do the landlord thing. I know that, if you are the right sort of person to be a landlord, it can be … [Read more...] about How To Choose Good Tenants For Your Rental Property
Right after the mortgage meltdown, adjustable rate mortgages were vilified far and wide. You couldn't find anyone, anywhere, recommending an ARM. Now, though, some are saying that ARMs have had a bad … [Read more...] about Is It Time to Reconsider the ARM?
If you're looking to buy a home or refinance anytime in the near future you may have been happy to hear the news this past week that mortgage rates are now at the lowest levels in years. It is good … [Read more...] about Fixed Mortgage Rates Fall To Six Decade Low, But Few Can Take Advantage
A while back we wrote several posts about how millions of homeowners (more than 11 million of them) were finding themselves in a situation where the values of their homes had dropped, and they found … [Read more...] about Number Of Underwater Homes Declines, But Foreclosures Are Up
My wife and I are currently thinking about upgrading our home because the prices in our market are so much cheaper than they've been for years, it almost seems like it would be a bad idea not to jump … [Read more...] about Mortgage Rates Are Low, But Are The Homes Affordable? [Infographic]