Written by: Hannah Davis There are many excellent reasons people choose homeownership over renting. In this featured article we are going to cover what I believe to be the top five reasons to STOP renting. So let’s not waste any more time, let us dive straight into our first reason to STOP renting: No equity: […]
Have you been wanting to purchase a new home, but been too scared to start the process?
Let me help break down the basics to purchasing your dream home. By: Bill Panebianco Do I qualify for a mortgage? This is a very common question in today’s market. The first step to knowing if you can get a mortgage is to understand how your credit report works. The credit report has a “score” […]
This tax season can change your life
by Andy Jansky & Maribel Maldonado Homeownership is a dream that many will be able to make a reality this tax season. Did you know? There are lots of low and no down payment finance programs available that can help homebuyers like you purchase a home with as little as about $500 out of pocket? From 100% […]
Written by: Elizabeth Porter Tax time is here! If you bought a home before December 31, 2011 there are several opportunities to maximize deductions and get money back when you file your taxes. The difference for homeowners doing their taxes for the first time compared to when they were renters is usually claiming an "itemized […]
Tips for homeowners preparing taxes for maximum tax deductions Written by: Elizabeth Porter Tax time is here! If you bought a home before December 31, 2011 there are several opportunities to maximize deductions and get money back when you file your taxes. The difference for homeowners doing their taxes for the first time compared to […]
The debate between owning versus renting a home has continued through the years and has recently become a hot topic again. In this post, I plan to discuss one of the benefits of homeownership (which is often left out of the debate) rather than fully compare and contrast all the benefits of owning versus renting.
Written by Carla Hill Saving money for a downpayment is a very worthy goal. Homeownership has been shown to be a good long-term investment that creates family and community stability. The National Association of Realtors’ 2010 Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing study found some delightful upsides of becoming a homeowner, such as it making […]