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How to Avoid a Money Pit: Be on the Lookout for these 6 Warning Signs That Could Mean Expensive Repairs...
Many people think that serious defects in a home are easy to spot, but the truth is, often the most serious and costly problems can only be detected upon very close inspection. When you are considering buying a home, look for the following six telltale signs of serious problems...
Leaks are the most common problem with roofs, and are tough to detect from outside....
How to Save Thousands of Dollars in Interest and Pay Your Mortgage off Faster
There are a few easy ways to make extra principle payments that can save you a ton of money in interest expenses and get you mortgage-free sooner than you thought possible. Here are a few simple strategies you can use:
1. Round your monthly payment up
The results of this simple strategy can save you a fortune and drastically reduce the length of your mortgage.
As an example, if your monthly mortgage payments...
5 Costly Mistakes Home Buyers Make
Mistake #1 Not knowing what they can afford before making an offer.
The best way to avoid this is to get pre-approved for a mortgage so you know exactly how much you can afford. Usually pre-approvals are free.
Mistake #2 Not knowing who the agent represents.
Unless an agent is working as your buyer representative, they represent the seller. Many people don't realize this.
Mistake #3 Choosing the wrong mortgage.
A bad mortgage can cost...