Ready For Mortgage, But Not For Marriage? 3 Home-Buying Tips For Unmarried Couples

Posted on: 15 November 2016

There are a lot of reasons why you and your partner may have decided to delay marriage or even skip it all together. There's no reason why you have to get married to live your lives together, but being an unmarried couple does make some things – like home ownership – a bit trickier. If you and your partner are not married, but you are ready to invest in a home of your own, take a look at some tips that can help. [Read More]

Considering Buying A House In A 55+ Community? 3 Things To Do

Posted on: 15 November 2016

If you're at or approaching retirement age and looking to relocate, you've probably at least considered the possibility of buying a home in a 55+ community. These age-restricted communities come in many forms, such as condos, apartments, mobile homes, and single-family homes. The one thing they all have in common is that they cater to the needs of seniors. If you think that a senior community might be the right place for you to settle in, take a look at some things you should do when touring communities. [Read More]

Two Tips for Buying Real Estate

Posted on: 14 November 2016

There are few investments that you can make that are larger than purchasing real estate. Sadly, many homebuyers will not have the experience to be able to confidently go through this process without making oversights. In order to help you avoid making these potentially serious mistakes when buying real estate, you need to be aware of a couple of simple tips to help make sound choices during this purchase. Know the Benefits and Disadvantages of Homeowners Associations [Read More]

The Unexpected Expenses First-Time Buyers Often Face

Posted on: 14 November 2016

Purchasing a home is often one of the most expensive endeavors that an individual can embark on, even if it is so rewarding. You may have budgeted for how much your mortgage will cost a month, but you will also need to budget for other unexpected expenses that can result from owning a home. Some of these will be one-time expenses necessary to make your home livable. Other expenses will be on-going and will need to be factored into the monthly cost of owning a home. [Read More]