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