Can you imagine how long it would take to buy a house if you had to pay for it in full? Thankfully we have home loans, but when it comes to buying a home, saving up for a down payment is still usually the biggest hurdle potential homebuyers face. Mortgage payments can be comparable to Read More »
If you’re eager to buy a home but can’t quite afford that 20% down payment, it might be tempting to purchase private mortgage insurance (PMI). PMI is the only option for some homebuyers, but for others, it is a choice. Today we’re going to look at why and how you should avoid paying PMI.
Oh, the dreaded down payment. When looking into buying a house, many people are comfortable with the idea of mortgage payments—sometimes they’re even lower than what the homebuyer was paying in rent! Down payments, on the other hand, are sometimes feared. Saving money takes time and discipline and depending on the price of your prospective Read More »
Whether you’re looking to buy a new house this month or do a little remodeling, take advantage of the opportunity to give the mom in your life a present she’ll appreciate every day.
Below are a few ideas for housing priorities and renovation projects that typically rate high on women’s wish lists for their homes.