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4 Steps To Getting On the Property Ladder For First-time Buyers

The following post is for our British readers… According to a report published at the end of 2015, the London property market is the most over-valued in the world, with house prices having increased by 40% across just two years. It’s no wonder that most first-time buyers entering the London market are dubious about doing so, hastily looking if there ... Read More »

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Buy a House

Buy a house

When you seek out financial advice, one of the first things you are likely to hear is that you should buy a house. While that is certainly good advice for many people, and there are a number of benefits to home ownership, there are some drawbacks as well. Buying a house is not the right choice for everyone, so carefully ... Read More »

4 Cheap Home Improvement Ideas You Can DIY

Home Improvement

As time goes by, you will begin to notice more and more jobs around your house that need to be done. Home maintenance and repair is a never-ending battle, but you can make the task easier (and less expensive) by staying ahead of the game. Try to tackle home improvement projects before they absolutely have to be done so you ... Read More »

2 Simple Ways You Can Avoid Being House Poor

House Poor

One of the biggest financial mistakes I’ve ever made was buying my house at age the age of 21. I had just graduated from college and started working a full-time job back in my hometown. After viewing several rental houses I grew frustrated by their terrible condition and thus I started looking at houses that were for sale instead. As ... Read More »

2 Reasons Why I Hate Being A Homeowner

Homeowner

Ever since I bought my house at the ripe old age of 21 in October 2012, I’ve found myself regretting my decision to pursue homeownership every now and then. Sure buying a house does have a lot of perks over renting, like being able to paint the walls whatever color you want. Lime green kitchen anyone? (Just kidding!) Plus as a ... Read More »