The economic forecasting firm Fiserv is predicting that home prices will begin to rise gradually in 2012. According to this Money Magazine article those who are contemplating a home purchase should consider now as a good time to do this. The article goes on to point out that buying a smaller home could prove to … More A Smaller House Will Make A Big Difference
Thanksgiving is considered an important day by most Americans. It is a time when most of us will take stock of all the things we are thankful for. Why not take a few minutes to take a quick look at some fun facts and trivia surrounding Thanksgiving. Please enjoy and share these facts on Turkey … More 7 Fun Facts For Thanksgiving
If you are contemplating renting out your home, coop or condo in order to relocate due to the fact that your efforts in selling have not worked, consider the tips offered in this NY Times article. Read article
For many who may inherit the home of their parent in recent years, it may mean figuring out a plan to deal with the expense of paying the existing mortgage on the property. According to this NY Times article, the lender should be notified of the death. There are various strategies that may be implemented … More Inheriting a Home, and a Loan.
Home ownership is an emotional and financial investment. You commit to paying a mortgage for perhaps 15 to 30 years of your life, and a house is where your personal, familial and financial growth happens. When you live in a home for any length of time, that dual bond grows. Every splash of color you … More The Emotional vs. The Market Value of Your Home.
For those who may be close to retirement who may be considering dipping into investment accounts or savings in order to pay off their mortgage to be free of this debt once they retire , think carefully before taking this step. According to this New York Times article, many financial advisers are actually recommending that … More Retiring Without a Mortgage.
With so many homeowners facing foreclosure the scam artists have set their sites on this group in order to try to make a quick profit . This Wall Street Journal article provides some details on how the tactics and false promises these fraudsters make. Read article
What Is A Veteran Some veterans bear visible signs of their service: a missing limb, a jagged scar, a certain look in the eye. Others may carry the evidence inside them: a pin holding a bone together, a piece of shrapnel in the leg – or perhaps another sort of inner steel: the soul’s ally … More Remember our Veterans!