Buying Your First Home: Bringing Friends and Family Along for the Ride

Buying a home can be stressful, whether you’re buying with a partner or solo. Seeking the guidance and second opinions of friends and family (hopefully homeowners themselves) is a great way to ease your mind — and make a more informed decision. You’ll learn from their experience and, more importantly, avoid their mistakes! Here are…

How to Use Other People’s Money to Pay Your Mortgage. Really.

You weren’t afraid of the mortgage payment when you bought the home, but still. It would be nice to stuff some of that cash back in your pocket. Good news: It’s actually pretty easy to offset or even get your mortgaged paid entirely. Ready to buy a home, live mortgage free or even make money…

Is This Neighborhood Next Level?

Buying a home may be one of the biggest investments you will make in your lifetime. This single purchase has potential to significantly increase your net worth. And — added bonus — a home is the only investment you can actually live in. So what makes a good investment? We’ve all heard it before: location,…