Is buying a house before listing your current one a good idea? Or is it better to sell your current house first?

When preparing financially for homeownership, many people only consider the down payment and price of the property then find themselves surprised by

4 Reasons to Downsize Now

People downsize to a smaller home for many reasons. Here are 4 important reasons for downsizing. Sometimes, more square footage isn’t a


The first year of homeownership brings a myriad of changes large and small. Some alterations are to your finances and some are

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The smartest way to initiate the home buying process is to start with the financial aspect, so you begin your home shopping

Photo by Life Of Pix from Pexels             If you have been shopping for a home, you’ve likely seen the terms condo and townhome come

            Photo by Mikhail Nilov from Pexels If you’re considering purchasing a home within a year to six months, now is the time to start

buy a home

The housing market this summer may be a bit intimidating. Inventory is lower than years before and demand is high, but hesitating

seller's market

If it’s your first time buying a home and you feel uncertain, or you’re intimidated by the current seller’s market, you’re not

appraisal gap

As a buyer, you’ve probably been learning about how much it costs to compete in a seller’s market. You understand the need

stipend income

When applying for a loan, the lender will consider several factors in whether you qualify. The largest factors are your DTI (debt

owning a condo

In a seller’s market with low inventory, some buyers are looking at a wider array of housing options. Here we evaluate the

escalation clause

The past year has been a seller’s market with low inventory, houses selling for above asking, and steep competition. Buyers are using


When you enter the market for the first time, or for the first time in a while, it’s easy to fall in


New Study Finds Pools Add Value to Homes While pool owners may occasionally grumble about the cost of upkeep and the chores


The first day of spring is almost here and before we know it that beautiful time of year known as summer will

Closing costs

What are Closing Costs?

You will have to pay closing costs when you buy a house. It’s part of the process that isn’t fun (let’s face

Guest room for rent

Platforms such as Airbnb have made it easy for homeowners to temporarily rent out unused spaces. But should you rent out rooms