Thinking of buying a home sometime next year? Then forget pledging to eat healthier or get more sleep this NYE. Instead, make these financially-focused New Year’s resolutions and put yourself on the path to affordable homeownership: Improve your credit score — even just a little bit. Work on paying down your debts and credit card [...]
Gone are the days when marriage or having kids had to precede buying a home. Today, single women make up one of the largest segments of home buyers in the nation—and that trend is only going to continue as more millennials come of age. Women are waiting to tie the knot and start their families [...]
Thinking about buying a home in the spring? It may not feel like it right now, but it truly is just around the corner. Depending on your financial situation, your planning probably should have begun months ago---but don’t worry! For the first time home buyer who is reasonably confident about his or her source (or [...]
Tying the knot and buying a home are only parts of the battle. The bigger challenge to tackle? That’s actually living together. Newly married couples often have growing pains when moving into their first home together. There are squabbles over who will do dishes and take out the trash, rolled eyes at annoying quirks and bad habits, and fights about money needed to pay bills or cover the mortgage.