Both house and rental prices have risen, pushing many to contemplate the benefits of buying vs. renting in 2022. Renting is usually the more affordable option, but with rent payments being nearly equal to buying a home, is waiting to buy a home even worth it? Don’t worry...
Purchasing your own home may be the largest purchase you can make. The median monthly mortgage payment in the U.S. is $1,100, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau — and this doesn’t include other costs related to homeowners insurance and property taxes. If you want to save...
Understanding how the housing market works is essential for both buyers and sellers. Not only does it put you in the best position to negotiate and make smart financial decisions, but it also helps to ease the stress that naturally occurs when making such a large purchase. This advice is...
The housing market has been a roller coaster ride since 2020, particularly as more people worked from home and looked for new places to live. Interest rates also hit a record low during this time, leading to a seller’s market where bidding wars and long lines of buyers at open houses...
While house hunting, you might have seen some listings of homes sold “as is.” Home buyers might find these types of homes attractive because they’re typically priced lower than similar houses. Before you purchase an “as is” home, you must be able to...