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5 Hacks for Saving on Homeowners Insurance

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You did it! You found your dream home, you applied for and got a mortgage, you saved and had a decent down payment, and you bought your house. But don’t think your work as a homeowner is over. There are a lot of things you have to consider as a home owner that you’d never have to worry about as ... Read More »

5 Simple Ways to Save Money When Buying a New Home

buying a new home

Here’s a bit of breaking news – buying a new home is expensive. What’s that? You already knew houses were expensive? Okay – so maybe it isn’t breaking news after all. As any recent homebuyer can tell you, it is incredibly difficult to get into a new home without totally breaking your budget for the year (and maybe many years to ... Read More »

7 Benefits of Downsizing Your Home

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Take a minute and think about your home. When you first bought your home, what features drew you to it? Was it the four bedrooms, three baths and a large master suite? Or was it the gourmet kitchen that could feed 20 of your closest friends? For the average home-buyer the amount of space is key when purchasing a home. But, ... 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 »

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 »