Don’t get me wrong, as much as buying your first home might be the ‘darling’ of your investment portfolio, it is still just another entrance into the financial books. And the reality is that an investment is only good when
As generous as cosigning a loan for someone is you need to know that it comes with a great deal of risk. While on the one hand, you will be helping a family member or even friend to qualify for
When looking for a home equity loan, there are good deals and there are deals that are just not meant to see the light of day. Unfortunately, many people end up taking up home loans that sound too good to
If you a room full of money secured somewhere out in the country, then it would be very easy for you to simply unlock that room and hand your kids the kind of money they need to buy their first
My daughter just recently had her first home purchase ever and it was more difficult than what she previously imagined. Of course, that was because she did not have prior experience in buying a home. I can assure you that
The very thing you need to know is that this isn’t going to be instantaneous. Your cumulative credit score takes into account years of recorded financial behaviour, both bad and good. In fact, it is the bad that had gotten
As a first-time homeowner in waiting, it is easy to get over-excited and overwhelmed by all the information and options coming your way. I will tell you this: it is an exhilarating experience – one like no other. But, by
Buying your first home is a huge step towards adulthood. Yes, until you actually own your own home, you are playing with that line a little bit. But jokes aside, there is a reason why they say that your home
Anyone who has ever been involved in selling or buying a house will be familiar with the home inspection process. This is an integral part of the sales process that is meant to protect both the seller and the buyer.
Fixer-uppers are appealing for some people because houses that need renovation can be bought for much less than market price. And if the price is good enough, padding renovation costs on top of that still won’t exceed the market price.