Costs of Homeownership: More Than Your Mortgage

Costs of Homeownership

When trying to decide if you can afford to buy a home, it’s common to focus on the mortgage and interest. However, the costs of homeownership are often greater than you think. Many first-time homebuyers who carefully consider what they can afford are surprised when they begin adding up what they’re really paying for their homes. Read More

5 Items that Might Not Be Covered in Your Homeowners Policy

Homeowners Insurance Policy

Insurance is designed to help us protect our assets. One of the biggest assets you are likely to ever have is your home. Buying homeowners insurance is a must. What happens if your home is damaged? Chances are that you couldn’t pay for repairs out of your pocket. Insurance covers those costs, as long as you have paid your premiums. Read More

What You Need to Know About Being a Landlord

Landlord Tips

One way to make money in real estate is to be a landlord. If you own a home that you aren’t ready to sell, you can rent it out to someone else, and they can pay the mortgage on the property until you are ready to sell. It’s also possible to buy multi-unit housing, from duplexes and fourplexes to apartment buildings with several units. Read More

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