- 04 Dec
As the frigid wintry weather approaches, it is important to take a few preventative measures to protect your home through the cold months. Winterizing can usually be done pretty cheaply, but it will make a huge difference in how comfortable […]Read more
- 09 Jun
Home fires can start and spread rapidly, and just a little bit of planning can help keep you and your family safe should a fire ever occur. When it comes to creating a home fire plan, be sure to include […]Read more
- 17 Aug
5 Tips for Buying Your First Home You already know that buying your first home is likely to be expensive. With the average cost of a home hovering around $200,000, just saving up for the 20 percent down […]Read more
Buying Your First Home?
Ok, you’re ready to buy your first home, you anticipate opening your door, making dinner in your kitchen and relaxing in your den. It is a big financial commitment, but you are prepared. You have the down payment, and you can cover the monthly mortgage outlay. As a first time homebuyer, you may think you are financially ready. Are you?
The down payment and mortgage calculations are good start, but they are insufficient. Longtime homeowners know that there are a host of additional expenses associated with a house. To avoid being caught by surprise, first make sure that your budget can handle all of these common house expenses. (more…)Read more