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Want To Increase Your Family’s Wealth? Here’s How!

Everyone should realize that unless you are living somewhere rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. Buying your own home provides you with a form of ‘forced savings’ that allows you to use your monthly housing costs to increase your family’s wealth. Every month that you pay your mortgage, you are paying off a portion of the debt that you took on to purchase your home. Therefore, you own a little bit more of your home every month in the form of home equity. As your home’s value increases, you&n...

March 18th, 2019 | First Time Buyer, The True Cost Of NOT Owning Your Home, Stop Renting, Rent vs Buy, Want To Increase Your Family’s Wealth? Here’s How!

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5 Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

Buying a first home can be a scary, confusing and stressful process. Many would-be buyers are understandably nervous at the prospect of making the largest purchase of their lives. Rather than diving in and hoping for the best, you should prepare carefully before you begin the house search. Following some useful tips will help you turn an overwhelming and intimidating experience into an exciting search that yields the right home! 1.) Establishing a Realistic Price Range A common mistake among first-time home buyers is purchasing more house than they can afford. You should not rely on b...

February 18th, 2019 | First Time Buyer, Stop Renting, 5 Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

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The True Cost Of NOT Owning Your Home

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for the entirety of America’s existence. Realtor.com reported that: “Buying remains the more attractive option in the long term – that remains the American dream, and it’s true in many markets where renting has become really the shortsighted option…as people get more savings in their pockets, buying becomes the better option.” What proof exists ...

October 5th, 2018 | Stop Renting, The True Cost Of NOT Owning Your Home

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Rent Or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying A Mortgage!

There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize, however, that unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. As Entrepreneur Magazine, a premier source for small business, explained in their article, “12 Practical Steps to Getting Rich”: “While renting on a temporary basis isn’t terrible, you should most certainly own the roof over your head if you’re serious about you...

May 15th, 2018 | Stop Renting, Rent Or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying A Mortgage!