When Owning a Home Isn't Always All It's Cracked Up to Be

Tweet You’ve probably heard the advice over and over again about how owning a home is one of the major milestones in achieving financial independence. It is certainly true that by owning a home you can take ownership in something that has the potential to build equity and provide you with the freedom you might […]

Why You Need (Or Don't Need) a Down Payment

Tweet I stumbled across this Kiplinger article this morning regarding why you need to have a down payment when you buy a home, and as I often do, I found some points that I disagree with. The article starts with this question: My wife and I just got married and we’d like to buy a […]

Top Five Homeowners Insurance Tips

Tweet Your home is likely your most valuable asset–make sure you protect it. While insurance agents will help determine the kind of coverage you can buy, it is ultimately your responsibility to know what the policy covers. 1. Review your policies annually. A walk-through of your coverage needs with your agent may identify other coverages […]