4 Terrifying Things to Know About Homeowners Associations
May 21, 2018
If you never lived in a development with a homeowners association, you might think that having your lawn mowed for you and not having to take care of the swimming pool sounds great. You might even thi..
Tired of Renting But Not Ready to Buy? Here’s a Solution for You
March 7, 2017
Renting has its perks. Renting is a lot easier to qualify for than purchasing a home. Renters also have the advantages of not having to worry about the property maintenance, insurance, taxes, or fees ..
To Buy or To Build: A First-Time Homeowner’s Guide
August 28, 2015
There are a lot of people buying homes out there, many of whom are trying to become homeowners for the first time. With the 2008 financial crisis still close in the rearview (and perhaps a new one bre..
5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Bought My Home
July 15, 2015
Buying your first home and real estate property is a huge move for most people. It’s probably the biggest purchase they’ll ever make. The large amount of debt they’ll have, along with the monthl..
California Housing Financing Agency Helps First Time Homebuyers
June 10, 2015
California has one of the most challenging real estate markets for first-time homebuyers. Several cities in California have average home prices which far exceed the average person’s ability to pay. ..
Four Top Financial Mistakes Homeowners Make
May 20, 2015
Our focus with a home tends to be on our lifestyle and family relating to living our lives. Yet a home is our largest financial asset and it is a large physical asset that needs to be managed. He..
Finding Your Dream Home: 5 Ways to Save Time, Money, and Energy
May 8, 2015
To say the least, finding a dream home is an accomplishment that tops most people’s bucket lists. Whatever the desired location or living requirements of the parties involved, there is no shorta..
Home Buying Made Easy
January 6, 2015
The dream to own your own home is instilled in us from a very young age. We’re spruiked glossy magazines and images on the TV and in newspapers proclaiming that the great Australian dream is to own ..
How Owning Your Home Will Change Your Life
November 28, 2014
You may have heard the news. For those hoping to purchase a first home, it’s a buyer’s market. Following the housing bubble of just a few years ago, the market has yet to fully rebound. That means..
5 Things I Learned From Buying My First Home
October 23, 2014
If you would have told me one year ago that I was going to be a homeowner by now, I would have rolled my eyes and told you to stop putting pressure on me. I’m doing just fine the way things are, tha..
Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home
August 6, 2012
The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a post, please contact me. Author Bio: Jason is a financial advisor and Dave Ramsey-trained counsellor that blogs over at WorkSaveLive. He a..