10 Tips for Investing in Rental Properties

The U.S. rental market is booming. Renters are turning to extended leases as a cost-effective alternative to save for their future home purchases. Plus, when the economy and housing market plummeted in past years, many families were forced into short sales and...

What First-Time Home Buyers Should Know

The transition from renter to first-time home buyer is an exciting time full of questions and possibilities. What order does a buyer need to do things? How quickly do buyers need to decide? Here are some suggestions to help first-time buyers make the best choices: Get...

Home Improvement Tips that Will Save You Money

In the world of home improvement, not all upgrades are created equal. While there are plenty of ways to enhance your home’s appeal for your personal enjoyment, there are even more ways to make improvements so you can save money. From quick, easy fixes to more...

Our Adjustable Rate Mortgage is No More

For the past couple of years we have benefited from having an adjustable rate mortgage. Originally we were paying 8.125% and it seemed ridiculous when we saw interest rates plummet but we were still making the higher interest payments. However, due to the nature of it...