If you have owned a home or are currently in the process of purchasing a home, you have heard of mortgage insurance. Now before you throw your phone across the room, take a minute to read to the bottom of this blog. Mortgage insurance doesn’t deserve the horrible reputation it has earned over the years … Continue reading Mortgage Insurance?
So, you’re hanging a picture or mounting a television, anything that goes on your wall needs something to anchor it in place. If there’s a stud in the wall that you can attach it to then you’re fine. You have well-supported wood to drive a screw into which will hold whatever you are mounting in … Continue reading Drywall Anchor?
So, you own a rental property and you know how important it is to have the right tenant. Good renters will take care of the property as though it were their own, leaving it as close to how they moved in as possible. Bad renters, on the other hand, make it obvious that they don’t … Continue reading Top Questions to Ask When Screening Your Renters
There must be a way to knock those electricity bills down while staying cool this summer. After all, the islands are calling you. Will you fill up your travel penny jar this year? How Air Conditioners Work (The Abridged Explanation) Air conditioners are very simple devices. They were invented to remove the humidity from rooms … Continue reading Ways to Make Your A/C Dollars Go Further
Homeowners often seriously consider selling their homes on their own. Although going FSBO has the potential to save a few bucks, there’s a lot to know before jumping in. What is a FSBO? In real estate agent speak, “Fiz-Bows” are homes that are being sold and marketed by their owners; it’s short for For Sale … Continue reading FSBO? Colorado Are You REALLY Ready to Sell Your Home Yourself?
You know “what goes up must come down,” so goes the saying. And, to that end, what goes forward must also go in reverse. Turns out the same also applies to mortgages, well sort of. Except, instead of being a direct inverse from a “forward” mortgage, reverse mortgages are kind of their own special thing. … Continue reading Reverse Mortgage?
Top Credit Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home Everybody makes mistakes, particularly when it comes to their credit. The process by which your credit score is generated has long been veiled in shadows, making it particularly easy to misstep without even knowing it. Yet, there are certain mistakes that homebuyers make again and again, … Continue reading The Top Credit Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home
Trying to understand how your property taxes are calculated can often feel like unraveling one of the deepest mysteries of the universe. And, it is vitally important that you get your arms around this, if you are subject to it, as it’s often a large expense that you may be burdened with for a lifetime. … Continue reading How Are Property Taxes Calculated?
The snow starts to melt, the brightly colored flowers are blooming, and robins boogie cheerfully around the yard, another cycle of the real estate market begins. If you are considering listing your home this year, it’s not too late to get started. March and April can be great months for putting your house in front … Continue reading What to Do Before Listing Your Home This Spring!
The world is your canvas — you know, that part of the world that you now are now obligated to pay a monthly mortgage payment on. Now, you may have big dreams for that new home, and cool your jets. This is a time for careful consideration, not for the hastily grabbed pins you have … Continue reading 4 Ways to Destroy Your Home’s Value