What They Wish They’d Known

or, before you buy a house: beware! Buying your first home is an exciting time. You’ve saved money, you’ve decided where you want to live and you’re ready to take the plunge into a big commitment that will give you rewards for years to come! But...

Traits You Need to Buy FSBO

When you’re buying a house on your own and without an agent, there are two key traits to use throughout the process: knowledge and organization. Knowledge is necessary in making sure you obtain the correct documents and contract forms that fit your state laws and your...

Why To Buy That $80K House

With the current homeowner tax credits in place, new home buyers can get up to 10% or $8K of their home’s purchase price back, which is a pretty significant incentive. Think about it: spend $300,000 on your first home, and potentially receive $8,000 in your...

Understanding Property Tax

Even if you can afford to purchase a house outright, without a loan or mortgage, the expenses don’t stop once the home is completely paid for. Aside from the cost of upkeep to manage the property, you will also be required to pay a yearly tax on it. If you’re new at...