When does it make sense to buy a house? The answer varies for everyone. Here are fourteen signs that you might be ready to become a homeowner. —- Buying a house is a dream for a lot of people, but like getting married or having kids, it’s a big life decision. Many people may plan […]
We’ve created a comprehensive list of the closing documents a homebuyer will see and sign during closing, as well as information on potential pitfalls. —- Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or well-seasoned as to the ins and outs of home purchases, the closing process can be a stressful and confusing time. Those last few days […]
Homeownership brings substantial joy, but it’s also a serious responsibility. Fortunately, there are plenty of apps designed to help with home maintenance. —- So you’ve found your dream house, made a smart offer, closed escrow, and finally gotten your hands on the keys to your new home. (Congratulations!) While homeownership brings substantial joy as well […]
Finding extra money to pay PMI (private mortgage insurance) can be a struggle for first-time homebuyers. Here are 11 ways to avoid the added expense. —- Buying a home can feel overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the process. Not only is there a lot of new jargon to learn, but the dollar amounts you’ll […]
What is a modular home? Understand exactly what a modular home is, along with the pros and cons of buying one, with advice from modular home experts. —- Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned property owner, a modular home can offer unique flexibility and lasting quality — often for less money than a […]
As remote work continues on for many businesses and Americans weigh the risks of being in densely populated areas, will more people start to move out of bigger cities? The post Will We See a Surge of Homebuyers Moving to the Suburbs? appeared first on Keeping Current Matters. —- As remote work continues on for […]
So far, it’s been quite a ride this year, and our nation has truly seen its fair share of hurdles. The post Homeownership Rate Continues to Rise in 2020 appeared first on Keeping Current Matters. —- So far, it’s been quite a ride this year, and our nation has truly seen its fair share of […]
It’s obvious for an existing home, but deciding to get an inspection might not be as easy with a new house: Should you get a new construction home inspection?
In June, the number of first-time homebuyers accounted for 35% of the existing homes sold, a trend that’s been building steadily throughout the year.
Will you pay taxes on the sale of your second home? Find out how the IRS treats vacation and investment properties differently than primary residences. —- For roughly 6% of Americans, the only thing better than owning their own property is owning two of them. Investing in a second home can be a sound financial […]