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2 Reasons Why I Hate Being A 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 »

When Should I Buy My First House?

First House

Buying your first house is an exciting, and scary, time in your life. The idea of home ownership is something that appeals to many people for a variety of reasons. There are plenty of financial benefits to be enjoyed, in addition to the autonomy of owning your own property and not having to answer to a landlord. Of course, buying ... Read More »

6 Simple Ways to Stage Your Home to Sell Fast

stage your home

If you’re getting ready to sell your home, you’ll get the best results if you learn how to stage your home to sell fast. When we sold our last home nearly three years ago, we had buyers within a week. One of the reasons our home sold so very quickly is because we took the time to stage it well. ... Read More »

3 Avoidable Mistakes of Selling a Home

selling a home

The following is a contribution from Tali Wee at Zillow. If you’d like to contribute to Wise Dollar, please contact us. Homeowners sell their properties for a variety of reasons, sometimes willingly, other times under pressure or on short timeframes. If you’re selling your home, regardless of your motive, you want the highest return possible on your investment; you want to get ... Read More »

Four Things to Look for When Buying a House

Buying a House

Buying a house is one of the most important financial decisions you will make in your entire life. Most likely, your home is the most expensive purchase that you will ever make, so it is important that you pay attention to all the details and choose the home that is the best fit for you and your family. While buying ... Read More »