March 24th, 2018

Stories Tagged With: buying a home

Buy or Rent?

To buy or rent, that is the first question. If you are currently renting a home or apartment, you may be considering whether or not it would be advantageous to buy. Though the economy has changed dramatically in the last several years, many people still consider owning a home part...

The True Costs of Home Ownership

What does it really cost to own a home? The monthly mortgage payment is only the beginning.  Additional costs, estimated by some to be as much as another 45% of that mortgage payment, may be involved.  These include property taxes, private mortgage insurance, homeowner’s insurance, homeowner’s association dues, and maintenance costs.  It...

Can I afford to buy a home?

One of the most important questions that will need to be answered before taking the leap to home ownership is whether or not you can afford to buy, and if so, how much you can afford. In an article by Freddic Mac, a ballpark estimate of what you might be...