Archive for the ‘Housing’ Category

Whether you own or lease a home, housing expenses can easily be the costliest bill you have to worry about each month. It can be scary if you know you won’t be able to make the rent—you could be hit with late fees, or if you’re extremely late, you could possibly be facing an eviction. […]

  When you’re trying to juggle your finances and save money at the same time, it can be overwhelming when you’ve got several different household bills coming in every month. Some of the following tips can help you to lower those monthly costs and cut down on those household expenses: Bundle your services If you […]

Although the following tips can be helpful for anyone buying a home, for someone buying a home for the first time and likely unfamiliar for the process, they can be especially beneficial: Take all homeownership expenses into consideration Many first-time homebuyers underestimate just how much it costs to own property; there is much more to […]

  Purchasing your first home is a very exciting milestone, but in the midst of all the excitement, it’s important to remember that it’s also a decision that shouldn’t be taken likely. While you want to enjoy the house shopping process and have fun, it’s important to be practical as well, and make certain things […]

If you’re purchasing a home, you’ll see that many homes these days are part of an HOA (Homeowners Association). A Homeowners Association governs various aspects of the community, and this also means an extra fee added onto your monthly mortgage payment. Homeowners Associations are especially common amongst new construction homes, townhouses, and condos. Although it […]

Whether you’re looking for ways to cut down on your expenses, or you just want to save more money, there could be small things around your home that are costing you more than they should be. Even though some of these things don’t seem too significant, every little bit adds up, and small changes can […]

Whether you’re looking for ways to cut down on your expenses, or you just want to save more money, there could be small things around your home that are costing you more than they should be. Even though some of these things don’t seem too significant, every little bit adds up, and small changes can […]

If you’ve decided to finally upgrade some of those older home appliances, or you just bought your first home and it’s a little bare, it may be challenging to find what you need without going over budget. Major home appliances, after all, can be pretty pricy. But with some strategic shopping and planning, you can […]

  When it’s finally time to sell a home, every homeowner has his or her own unique reason. In some situations, homeowners are pressed for time and may need to sell their home as quickly as possible. No matter what the reason may be for the need to sell a home quickly, the following tips can […]

When it’s finally time to sell a home, every homeowner has his or her own unique reason. They may want to upgrade or downgrade the size of their home, they may be relocating, or they might be selling their home through a short sale in order to avoid foreclosure. In some situations, homeowners are pressed […]