The Numbers Add Up: Buying versus renting

Looking for housing is a fate everyone eventually faces. Usually this starts with looking for a place to rent — an apartment or a house — and sharing it with roommates. But is renting really the best option? Renting can be easier and requires less risk, but for those willing to look into buying their […]


What You Need to Know About Buying a Home

Buying a house is a life-changing experience. It requires a huge investment of time and money, and can become a several decades-long commitment. If you’re looking for fewer strings attached and less financial responsibility, try renting. That’s the simple version. When you actually sit down to decide between renting and buying, here’s what you need to know. […]

What Not to Do When Waiting to Close on Your House

Congrats on finding the perfect new home! The marathon house hunting afternoons are over and the tedious paperwork details have now been handed off to your trusted realtor and mortgage lender. This is a great time to kick back and think about new towels and paint colors, right? Not so fast. You’re not a homeowner […]

How to Pull Off a ‘For Sale by Owner’ Deal with a Real Estate Professional

Selling your home can seem like a daunting task, especially when you’re a first-time seller. The goal, of course, is to maximize your profit. Most areas across America are currently experiencing a seller’s market, which means there are fewer homes for sale and sellers are able to command higher prices for their homes. If you’re a […]